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2nd Annual Graduate Student Diversity Visitation Weekend

In keeping with the Office of Graduate Student Diversity Programs’ mission of enhancing the diversity of the graduate student population at the University of Virginia, we are hosting a graduate student visitation weekend from March 25-28, 2010. The aim of the weekend is to introduce accepted graduate students from diverse populations, who are nominated by their departments, to the academic and cultural diversity of the University of Virginia.

To apply to the program please fill out this form.

March 25-28, 2010

1st Visit Students: Thursday, March 25 - Graduate Student travel day
Students will check into hotel. Upon checking in students will receive an information packet outlining weekend activities.  

6:30-8:00 pm - Baja Bean, Graduate Student Reception: This program will provide potential graduate students with an opportunity to interact with members of graduate student organizations, and graduate students from their departments. 

1st Visit Students: Friday, March 26 - Department Day
Students will spend the day with their graduate program. This will include meeting professors, attending lectures, and paper presentations. 

2nd Look Students: Friday, March 26 - Travel Day
Students will check into hotel. Upon checking in students will receive an information packet outlining weekend activities.  

2:00-4:00 Colonnade Club - Campus Tour; Coffee Hour: Students will receive a short campus tour and opportunity to interact with graduate students and administrators across the university.

7:30-10:00 Omni Hotel - Dinner: Dinner will afford potential students with an opportunity to meet select graduate students, administrators, and faculty members.

10:00 Ten Restaurant - Ten at 10:00

Saturday, March 27 

9:30-2:00 - Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room - Graduate Student, Faculty and Administrator Conference: This program will bring together graduate students, faculty members, and administrators from various fields to discuss their academic, social and cultural experiences at the University of Virginia. 

2:00 - Various Opportunities to Experience Charlottesville 

Travel for Some Students 

Sunday, March 28 - Travel Day

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