Contact

For general inquiries about the Child Development Laboratories, registering your family, or the information contained on these pages, please contact us at
(434) 243-5234 or info@childdevelopmentlabs.org.

Our mailing address is:
Child Development Laboratories
Dept. of Psychology
P.O. Box 400400
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4400

To contact a specific lab, please use the following:

Child Language & Learning Lab: (434) 924-3986 or childlearninglab@virginia.edu

Early Development Lab: (434) 982-5368 or earlydevelopmentlab@gmail.com

Directions

As of August 2014, all labs have moved to the Gilmer location, on UVa grounds, near the stadium. See this [map] and directions below. [Google Maps link]

From 64W/E:

  • Take exit 118B. Proceed on US 29 North, then take the US 29 North Business exit.
  • Turn right onto Fontaine Avenue after coming off the ramp.
  • At the intersection of Fontaine, JPA, and Maury Avenue, take a left onto Maury Avenue. Stay on Maury, which becomes Alderman Road after the stop sign.
  • Pass Scott Stadium and the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the right.
  • To park in the front of the building: When you get to the stoplight at McCormick, turn right. You will see parking spaces on the right. Please park in the first available space you come to, it will be marked "Psychology Parking Child Study." Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.
  • To park in the back of the building: Immediately after the Fitness Center, turn right onto Gilmer Drive. (You've gone too far if you reach the traffic light at McCormick Rd intersection.) Follow Gilmer Drive down the hill and make a right to reach the end of the road. We are the building in front of you (Gilmer Hall). Park in the reserved "Infant Studies" space to the right. Someone will be waiting for you outside with a parking permit.

From Main Street:

  • Head towards Emmet St. At the intersection of Main (University Ave), Emmet, and Ivy, go straight and Main (University Ave) becomes Ivy Rd.
  • Take a left at the second stoplight onto Alderman Road.
  • To park in the front of the building: Turn left at the first stop light onto McCormick Road. You will see parking spaces on the right. Please park in the first available space you come to, it will be marked "Psychology Parking Child Study." Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.
  • To park in the back of the building: Immediately after the first stop light (McCormick Rd.), pass a bus stop on the left and a cross walk, and make a left onto Gilmer Drive. (You've gone too far if you reach Whitehead Road.) Follow Gilmer Drive down the hill and make a right to reach the end of the road. We are the building in front of you (Gilmer Hall). Park in the reserved "Infant Studies" space to the right. Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.

From 29N (Barracks):

  • Take 29 S (becomes Emmet St) and pass Barracks Road Shopping Center on the right.
  • At the intersection of University Ave, Emmet, and Ivy, take a right onto Ivy Rd (at the light, Best Western Cavalier Inn will be on the right).
  • At the second stoplight, take a left onto Alderman Road.
  • To park in the front of the building: Turn left at the first stop light onto McCormick Road. You will see parking spaces on the right. Please park in the first available space you come to, it will be marked "Psychology Parking Child Study." Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.
  • To park in the back of the building: Immediately after the first stop light (McCormick Rd.), pass a bus stop on the left and a cross walk, and make a left onto Gilmer Drive. (You've gone too far if you reach Whitehead Road.) Follow Gilmer Drive down the hill and make a right to reach the end of the road. We are the building in front of you (Gilmer Hall). Park in the reserved "Infant Studies" space to the right. Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.

From 29S:

  • Take US Route 29 North to the US 29 North Business exit. Turn right when coming off the exit ramp onto Fontaine Avenue.
  • At the intersection of Fontaine, JPA, and Maury Avenue, take a left onto Maury Avenue. Stay on Maury, which becomes Alderman Road after the stop sign.
  • Pass Scott Stadium and the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the right.
  • To park in the front of the building: When you get to the stoplight at McCormick, turn right. You will see parking spaces on the right. Please park in the first available space you come to, it will be marked "Psychology Parking Child Study." Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.
  • To park in the back of the building: Immediately after the Fitness Center, turn right onto Gilmer Drive. (You've gone too far if you reach the traffic light at McCormick Rd intersection.) Follow Gilmer Drive down the hill and make a right to reach the end of the road. We are the building in front of you (Gilmer Hall). Park in the reserved "Infant Studies" space to the right. Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.

From 250W:

  • Stay on 250W, heading to Charlottesville until 250 becomes Ivy Rd.
  • At the intersection of Ivy and Alderman, take a right onto Alderman (Wachovia Bank is on the right at the light).
  • To park in the front of the building: Turn left at the first stop light onto McCormick Road. You will see parking spaces on the right. Please park in the first available space you come to, it will be marked "Psychology Parking Child Study." Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.
  • To park in the back of the building: Immediately after the first stop light (McCormick Rd.), pass a bus stop on the left and a cross walk, and make a left onto Gilmer Drive. (You've gone too far if you reach Whitehead Road.) Follow Gilmer Drive down the hill and make a right to reach the end of the road. We are the building in front of you (Gilmer Hall). Park in the reserved "Infant Studies" space to the right. Someone will be waiting outside for you with a parking permit.