Plan your visit and learn more about the vibrant UVA and Charlottesville communities.
UVA was founded to promote the public good, and our students reflect this shared sense of purpose. 80% of students engage in service during their years at UVA
Courts, Fields and Recreation Centers
The University maintains a combined 17 courts, fields, and recreation centers, and every day you’ll find people engaged in athletic activity—from pick-up volleyball to weekend hiking expeditions on the Appalachian Trail, which passes only a few miles from the University.
Here's Why 'Hoos Love to Call Charlottesville Home
A varied and delicious food scene, thriving arts and culture, rich history, and more: these are just a few of the reasons why Charlottesville is a great place to live.