These daily schedules from the 2014 session will give you a general outline of what the Orientation program covers. The dates for 2015 orientation on this website are current, and official daily schedules will be posted by mid-May.

Transfer · July 21: Session E & July 22: Session F

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Check-In · Student Activities Building

Sign in, pick up Orientation and academic information, and enjoy a light breakfast.  For those who need overnight accommodations, pick up swipe/access cards.

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Welcome Address · Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Come hear about enduring traditions and new initiatives by important members of the U.Va. community.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dean’s Address and Course Scheduling Workshops

Meet with a dean from your school of enrollment who will present academic requirements and work with Orientation Leaders and faculty members to build your fall course schedule. If possible, bring transcripts, SAT II, AP, and language placement exam scores.

  • Arts & Sciences: Wilson 402
  • Education: Bavaro Atrium
  • Nursing: Claude Moore Nursing Education 1110
11:30 am – 2:00 pm (Session E Only)

College of Arts & Sciences Department Meetings · Various Locations

Incoming College of Arts & Sciences Third Years meet with a representative from the department in which you plan to declare your major.

11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Lunch in Newcomb Dining Room

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Course Registration

During your assigned time, bring your course selections to the following locations to register for courses. 

  • Arts & Sciences: Newcomb MAC Lab
  • Curry School of Education: Bavaro Atrium (Session E only)
  • Nursing: Claude Moore Nursing Education 1110 (Session E only)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Check-Out/ID Distribution · The Forum at Observatory Hill (located in the Alderman Road Residential Area)

Check-Out will not begin before 2:00 pm.

Students will pick up their student ID in The Forum at Observatory Hill (located in Alderman Road Residential Area).  Please note: Student IDs will only be available for pick up during Check-Out.  *If you stay overnight, you must check out the following morning by 11am at Conference Services in Page Residence Hall, located on Bonnycastle Circle off McCormick Road.

Additional Programming Opportunities

12:30 – 1:30 pm (Session F Only)

McIntire School of Commerce Information Session for Parents and Prospective Students · Rouss/Robertson 120

Learn about the curricula, courses, and application procedures for entering the School of Commerce.

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Money Matters · Newcomb Kaleidoscope

Members of the Student Financial Services team will discuss how to best stay informed about tuition, payment options and more.  There will be an opportunity to ask specific questions regarding financing your education.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Curry School of Education Information Session for Parents and Prospective Students · Bavaro Atrium

Learn more about the Curry’s Schools curricula and application process for the various degrees offered.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Resource Fair · Newcomb Ballroom

Participants include offices such as; Office of the Dean of Students, Office of African-American Affairs, University Career Services, Student Health, International Studies Office, The Bookstore, Cavalier Advantage, Cavalier Computers, Dining, Housing & Residence Life and Information Technology Services (ITS).

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Session F Only)

Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy Information Session for Parents and Prospective Students · Garrett Hall in the Great Hall

Learn more about U.Va’s newest school’s curricula and application procedures and ask any questions you may have.

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Optional Dinner · Observatory Hill Dining Room