There are many ways to experience the University of Virginia. Prospective students can attend an information session, sit in on a class or spend the night on Grounds. Alumni can take advantage of career services and participate in a range of events, including reunions. History enthusiasts can take historical tours offered through the University Guide Service (and at Monticello). Parents, prospective faculty and families can do all the above, plus enjoy walking tours and attend a variety of cultural events happening across Grounds.
The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, approximately 120 miles southwest of Washington, DC. Please review our maps and our parking instructions before making your trip. Charlottesville has many lodging options, including The Inn at Darden, the Colonnade Club, the Cavalier Inn and the Boar's Head Resort. Visit the Charlottesville Visitor's Bureau for a full list of available accommodations.