Visitors on a tour of grounds. Orientation Check In Orientation Leaders at Summer Orientation Parent's Packet at Orientation Student posing for ID Picture Orientation Leaders at Summer Orientation Check In on Move In Day Reception at President's House Fliers in Newcomb

About ONSP

Orientation and New Student Programs assists new students in making a successful academic, intellectual and social transition into the University community.

 

Announcements

Apply to be a 2015 First Year Seminar Facilitator!

First Year Seminar is a five-week discussion-based program designed to help students make the most of their first-year experience. Applications should be submitted by 4:00PM on Friday, October 31, 2014. You must ALSO sign up for an interview in the Orientation and New Student Programs office (First Floor, Newcomb Hall) by 4:00 PM on Friday, Octoberread more…

Apply to be a Transfer Student Peer Advisor!

Apply to be a Transfer Student Peer Advisor (TSPA)!   The Transfer Student Peer Advisor (TSPA) Program is a student run organization through the Orientation and New Student Programs Office designed to help new transfer students become acclimated at the University of Virginia. TSPAs are primary resources for easing the academic and social transition ofread more…

Apply to be a 2014 Orientation Leader!

Orientation Leader Application Information Apply Make sure to read the Orientation Leader Application Information Packet (doc) before applying: it has tentative training and work dates, information on the application and selection process and general information about qualifications and expectations. Apply Now | Application Deadline: February 3, 2014 4:00pm References In addition to your application, you need toread more…

Welcome 2014 Spring Transfer Students!

Welcome to the University of Virginia!  We are very excited that you have chosen to come to UVA this spring!! Transferring mid-year may present special challenges for you, so we want you to be aware of important programs, opportunities, and deadlines as you prepare for life as a U.Va. student. In this packet, you willread more…

Apply to be a First Year Seminar Facilitator!

First Year Seminar is a five-week discussion-based program designed to help students make the most of their first-year experience. Applications should be submitted by 4:00PM on Friday, November 1, 2013. You must ALSO sign up for an interview in the Orientation and New Student Programs office (First Floor, Newcomb Hall) by 4:00 PM on Friday,read more…

Welcome Class of 2017!

Welcome to the University of Virginia! We are very excited to see you on Grounds soon! As you plan to register for Summer Orientation, please visit the Summer Orientation website for travel information, dates, schedules, and to register for a session. Summer Orientation registration will open on April 1!

Welcome 2013 Spring Transfer Students!

Welcome to the University of Virginia!  Transferring mid-year may present special challenges for you, so we want you to be aware of important programs, opportunities, and deadlines as you prepare for life as a U.Va. student.   In this packet, you will find several pieces of information, some of which require a response, while othersread more…

U.Va. Parents Learn What to Expect

Parents of new University of Virginia students receive a candid assessment of what they can expect as their students settle into their first semester. At this summer orientation session, Allen Groves, associate vice president and university dean of students, speaks about academic and social challenges students may face. He also lets parents know of supports in place to help students, and also them, when help is needed.

Learning in Action

Signed up for Project SERVE? Check out U.Va.’s Learning in Action for more service opportunities within and beyond the University. Just look for our lightbulb!

Are you an incoming first-year or transfer student?

Visit the Summer Orientation website for travel information, dates, schedules, and to register.