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 Parent and Guest · July 21: Session E & July 22: Session F

Check the Parents section of the website for information on evening activities in the Charlottesville area.

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Check-In · Student Activities Building

Pick up Orientation materials and enjoy a light breakfast while your student signs in.

9:00 am – 9:45 am

Welcome Address · Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Hear about enduring traditions and new initiatives by important U.Va. community members including the Vice President & Chief Student Affairs Officer.

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Parents as Partners · Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Join the University’s Dean of Students for a candid discussion of how the University interacts with students and parents, and what you can expect as your student navigates the college experience at U.Va.

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Health and Wellness at U.Va. · Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Representatives of the Department of Student Health, including Counseling and Psychological Services, will present important information about health services, immunization and insurance requirements, and confidentiality. 

11:30 – 2:00 pm

Lunch · Newcomb Dining Room

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.

Your student should pick up his/her student ID in The Forum.  Please note: Student IDs will only be available for pick up during Check-Out.  Also, if your student stays overnight, s/he must check out the following morning by 11 am at Conference Services in Page Residence Hall 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 student’s education.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

College of Arts & Sciences Information Session for Parents · Monroe 130

Learn more about the curricula from a dean, and ask any questions you may have.

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 procedures 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 in Observatory Hill Dining Room