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In addition to the academic advisory services available to
students in their departments and schools, the University provides student services
through the following offices.
Cavalier Advantage Debit Card Program (Observatory Hill
Dining Hall, Lower Level, 982-5735, www.virginia.edu/cavalieradvantage)
This program allows students to use their ID card as a debit card for University
provided services. The debit card function is activated by depositing funds
into the students account. Deposits can be made by: visiting the website
and making on-line deposits; visiting or contacting the Cavalier Advantage Office,
the UVA Bookstore or TJs Locker; or depositing cash at one of the six
cash deposit machines located Grounds-wide. Cavalier Advantage is accepted at
all University dining locations, all bookstore locations, laundry, vending and
copy machines, and a variety of other services on-grounds. For additional information,
visit the website or contact the Cavalier Advantage Office .
University Child Development Center (Childrens World
Learning Center, Copeley Road, 293-6110, www.virginia.edu/childdevelopmentcenter)
Child care services for faculty, staff, and students are available at the Child
Development Center. Information on rates and the eligibility priority system
can be obtained from the Centers Director.
Consumer Information (1939 Ivy Road, P.O. Box 400727, (434)
924-3417) The Universitys Consumer Information Officer (CIO) is available
to assist students or prospective students in obtaining information about financial
aid programs, the rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial
aid under one of the many programs, the cost of attending the University, the
refund policy currently in effect, the Universitys academic programs,
student retention data, and student program completion data (if available).
The CIO may be contacted by writing to George A. Stovall, Director of Institutional
Studies, 1939 Ivy Road, P.O. Box 400727, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4727; email@example.com.
Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (Washington Hall, East
Range; 924-3200, www.virginia.edu/eop) This office is both an administrative
unit of, and a resource center for, the University community. While the EOP
develops policies and procedures, it also provides leadership, coordination,
and oversight of the Universitys equal opportunity and affirmative action
The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age,
color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion,
sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Students who
believe that they have been discriminated against because of their status as
listed above, or who have questions about prohibited conduct, are welcome to
visit or call the office. Although the staff is always available to answer questions
or provide information, appointments are recommended in order to better serve
Intramural-Recreational Sports (Aquatic & Fitness
Center, 924-3791, Fax: 924-3858, www.virginia.edu/ims) Intramural-Recreational
Sports provides comprehensive recreation facilities seven days a week with
of recreation programs to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff, and their
spouses. Programs include competitive intramural sport leagues and tournaments;
fitness programs, such as aerobics classes, weight training workshops, personal
training services, massage therapy, and fitness assessments; recreation instruction
in aquatics, racquet sports, martial arts, relaxation, dance, first aid, and
CPR; outdoor trips and workshops such as horseback riding, kayaking, rock climbing,
fly fishing, and skiing; experiential learning and training programs; youth
sports instruction and summer day camp for children; and approximately 70 student-organized
Facilities include the Aquatic & Fitness Center, Slaughter
Recreation Center, Memorial Gymnasium, North Grounds Recreation Center, Outdoor
Snyder Tennis Center, The Park, Dell outdoor tennis/basketball courts, and
numerous outdoor playing fields. Together, these facilities house cardiovascular
and strength training equipment; basketball, volleyball, squash, racquetball,
handball, and walleyball courts; indoor running tracks; swimming pools, whirlpool,
and saunas; multi-purpose rooms, showers and locker rooms; an outdoor equipment
rental center; and a resource library.
Full-time University students are eligible to use facilities
and register for programs using their student I.D. card. Student spouses must
membership in order to participate. Recreation memberships may be purchased
in person, by mail, or by fax at the Intramural-Recreational Sports Business
Office at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 A.M. to
University Ombudsman (Washington Hall, East Range; 924-7819;
www.virginia.edu/eop/ombudsman) The ombudsman is a confidential resource
available to assist students with unresolved problems or complaints. The ombudsman
assists in identifying University resources or departments that address specific
problems or concerns; explaining University policies or procedures; and resolving
problems or complaints through inquiry or other informal means. The goal of
the ombudsman is to see that all members of the University are treated fairly.
Student Identification Card (University I.D. Card Office,
Observatory Hill Dining Hall, 924-4508; www.virginia.edu/idoffice) Each
student registered at the University (except through the School of Continuing
Studies) is entitled
to receive a student identification card. The privileges associated with this
card depend on the number of credits for which the student is enrolled.
students receive all benefits, including circulation privileges at the libraries,
use of Student Health facilities, access to recreational facilities, charge
privileges at the University Bookstore, admission to football games and eligibility
to purchase student guest tickets, passage on University transit, access
Student Legal Services, and a supply of ARTS$. Upon payment of the appropriate
fees, the card can also be used as a meal pass and a Cavalier Advantage
Part-time or research-only students do not receive access to
athletic events or Student Legal Services. Students enrolled for non-resident
status or through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies do not receive
any I.D. card privileges.
Students are provided one I.D. card at no charge, usually during
orientation. Lost, damaged, or stolen cards can be replaced at the card office
in the Observatory Hill Dining Hall weekdays between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
for a fee of $15, which may be paid using cash, check, or Cavalier Advantage.
Payment must be made before the card will be produced. Cards replaced due to
malfunction or a change of name or identification number are provided at no
charge with the return of the existing card.
Students in the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing
who need access to medical facilities are also provided a UVa Health System
identification card by the UVa Health System I.D. Office.
University of Virginia Bookstore (Fourth Floor, Central
Grounds Parking Garage, 924-3721, www.bookstore.virginia.edu) Owned and
operated by the University, the University of Virginia Bookstore is the primary
source of new and used textbooks and custom-published course materials for all
classes (with the exception of the Law, Medical, and Darden schools). Its general
book department (The Bookshop) features the most extensive selection of academic
and scholarly works in the area, as well as popular fiction and non-fiction,
bestsellers, travel, and childrens books. The Bookshop also offers an
out-of-print search service and a complimentary special order service for those
books not normally in its inventory. All students qualify for free membership
in its Frequent Readers Club: purchase 10 books from The Bookshop and
receive a $5 discount on the next purchase. The Bookshop discounts BookSense
Bestsellers (20%), staff recommendations (10%), and all titles in its New Fiction
and New Non-Fiction sections (10%). It supports the Universitys academic
mission by hosting and sponsoring academic programs, lectures, and readings
by new and established authors. It supports the Virginia Film Festival, The
Virginia Festival of the Book, Public Television, and the Universitys
radio station (WTJU).
Rounding out the Bookstores offerings is a very extensive
selection of UVa clothing and gifts, as well as toiletries, sundries, and
office, and computer supplies. In addition, the Bookstore provides a UPS and
U.S.P.S. mailing and packaging service, an engraving service, photocopying
faxing, a film processing service, video sales, a dry cleaning service, and
bus service to Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Northern Virginia. It also accepts
deposits made to Cavalier Advantage accounts. The Bookstores full service
on-line store can be accessed at www.bookstore.virginia.edu.
Each year, surpluses from the Bookstore are returned to the
University in the form of an endowment to be used for, among other things, need-based
scholarships. Additional surpluses from the stores operations support
book grants and student programming.
The Bookstore accepts cash, personal checks, all major credit
cards, Student Charge, and Cavalier Advantage. Hours of operation during the
school year are 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., Monday through Friday; 10:00 A.M. to
6:00 P.M., Saturday; and 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Sunday. A calendar of store
events and hours is available on-line.
Cavalier Computers (Bookstore Branch: Fourth Floor, Central
Grounds Parking Garage, 924-3475; Hospital Branch: 1222 Lee Street, 924-4600;
www.cavcomp.virginia.edu) A division of the University of Virginia Bookstore,
Cavalier Computers is dedicated to supporting information technology at the
University by providing students, faculty, departments, and staff with high-quality,
educationally-priced computer hardware and software, along with outstanding
customer support. Offering computers from Apple, Dell, Gateway, IBM, Sony, Compaq
& Toshiba, as well as printers from Epson and Hewlett Packard. Cavalier
Computers is an active participant in UVas Desktop Computing Initiative
(DCI); it is the sole provider of net-ready computers configured to meet all
UVa DCI established standards.
Cavalier Computers services all equipment that it sells, and
its service personnel are factory trained and authorized. In tandem with ITC,
Cavalier also provides user support on all equipment it sells.
The store accepts cash, personal and travelers checks,
Visa, MC, Discover, and Cavalier Advantage. Hours of operation, pricing, and
ordering information are available on-line.
Courts and Commerce (First Floor, Slaughter Hall, North
Grounds, 924-3333) A division of the University of Virginia Bookstore, servicing
the University of Virginia School of Law. The store provides new and used textbooks
for all classes at the Law School as well as an extensive selection of law study
guides and reference material. Courts & Commerce carries a full line of
office and school supplies, greeting cards, law clothing and gifts. It also
offers fax services, UPS, dry cleaning, film processing, and postage stamps.
Each year, surpluses from the Universitys bookstores are returned to the
University in the form of an endowment to be used for, among other things, need-based
scholarships. Additional surpluses from these stores operations support
student programming. Courts & Commerce accepts cash, personal and travelers
checks, major credit cards, student charge, cavalier advantage. Hours of operation
during the school year are 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Monday through Thursday;
8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Friday. Fax: (434)924-3444; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.bookstore.virginia.edu.
Darden Exchange (North Grounds, Sponsors Executive Residence
Center, Room 426, 243-5515) A division of the University of Virginia Bookstore,
Darden Exchange is the provider of textbooks and course books for classes at
the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. The store also features
an extensive selection of general business books, many recommended by the Darden
Faculty. Each year, surpluses from the Universitys bookstores are returned
to the University in the form of an endowment to be used for, among other things,
need-based scholarships. Additional surpluses from these stores operations
support student programming. Darden Exchange carries a full line of office and
school supplies, greeting cards, and Darden imprinted gifts and clothing. If
also offers fax services, postage stamps, UPS package delivery, dry cleaning,
and film processing. General information as well as selection of our clothing
and gifts may be viewed on-line at www.darden.virginia.edu/dardenexchange.
Additional Darden merchandise can be seen at the University of Virginia Bookstores
website is www.bookstore.virginia.edu. Darden Exchange accepts cash, personal
and travelers checks, major credit cards, Student Charge and Cavalier
Advantage. Hours of operation during the school year are Monday through Thursday,
8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.; and Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Medical Center Bookstore: (1222 Lee St., First Floor West
Parking Garage, 924-3851) The Medical Center Bookstore, a division of the
University of Virginia Bookstore, is located at 1222 Lee St. directly across
from the University of Virginia Hospitals Primary Care Center, on the
first floor of the West Parking Garage next to the UVa Community Credit Union.
Hours are 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Monday though Friday. The store carries all
textbooks for the Medical and Nursing Schools as well as a broad selection of
reference books, school and medical supplies, clothing and gifts. Since it shares
the facility with Cavalier Computers Hospital Branch, also available is a wide
variety of computers, PDAs and educationally discounted software for academic
and medical use. The store offers a complimentary special order service for
books not normally in stock. The Medical Center Bookstore accepts Student Charge
and Cavalier Advantage as well as Visa, Discover, MasterCard, cash, and checks.
T.J.s Locker (1st Floor, Aquatic and Fitness Center,
924-0628) A division of the University of Virginia Bookstore, T.J.s
Locker supports the activities of the Aquatic and Fitness Center, as well
faculty, staff, and student life on the West Grounds. T.J.s prides itself
on enhancing life at the University through sponsorship of academic and athletic
programming. T.J.s carries a full line of athletic wear and shoes from
Nike, Adidas, and New Balance, swimwear and accessories from Speedo; and a
variety of other sports equipment. In addition, T.J.s offers a selection
of school and office supplies, magazines, CDs and DVDs, toiletries, greeting
cards, and University of Virginia gifts and clothing. It also offers tennis
racquet restringing, film processing, and a bus service to Hampton Roads,
and Northern Virginia. The on-line store can be accessed at www.bookstore.virginia.edu.
T.J.s accepts cash, personal checks, all major credit cards, and Cavalier
Advantage. Among its most popular methods of payment is Student Charge, which
enables students to charge their purchases using their student ID card. Bills
are sent home on a monthly basis. Hours of operation and a calendar of T.J.s
events are available on-line.