The following schedules for summer 2013 will provide you with a general outline of what is covered in your Orientation program.

Transfer Parent and Guest · July 22: Session E & July 23: 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 while your student signs in, and enjoy a light breakfast.

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.  Parents will have an opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the presentation.

11:30 – 2:00 pm

Lunch · Newcomb Dining Room

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Check-Out · Student Activities Building

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

Check-out is a time for your student to pick up his or her student ID in Runk Green Room (located in Herford Residential Complex). Please note: This is the only time student IDs will be available for pick up. Also, if your student stays overnight, s/he must check out the following morning by 11am at Conference Services in Page Residence hall, located on Bonnycastle Circle, off of McCormick Road.

Additional Programming Opportunities

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 the tuition bill, various payment options offered, using Veteran’s benefits, and other important money matters.  You will also have the opportunity to ask your own specific questions regarding financing an 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 outstanding questions.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm (Session E only)

School of Nursing Information Session for Parents · Claude Moore Nursing Education Building G120

Learn more about the nursing program from faculty, and ask any outstanding questions.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Resource Fair · Newcomb Ballroom

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

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Off-Grounds Housing Fair · Newcomb Ballroom

Speak with various realtors who lease apartments within the neighboring Charlottesville community.  Ask questions and get information about obtaining off-Grounds housing.

2:30 pm – 3:30 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.

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 Commons

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