An aerial view of the UVA Rotunda and the Lawn


Plan your visit and learn more about the vibrant UVA and Charlottesville communities.

There are many ways to experience the University of Virginia and get to know the School of Education and Human Development. Prospective students can attend an information session, sign up for a walking tour, or spend the night on Grounds. Reach out to the School of Education and Human Development's Office of Admission and Enrollment if you are interested in planning a visit. Our team can help connect you to various University resources you can check out while you are here.

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Explore Charlottesville

Charlottesville (or “Cville," as locals sometimes call it) is so much more than a college town. With all the amenities of a big city but the community of a small town, it's no wonder Charlottesville is often named one of the happiest cities in America.

Pursue Your Passions

At UVA you’ll find a wealth of opportunities to connect with the community. With a vibrant arts scene, athletic events, and a large community of outdoor enthusiasts, you're sure to find experiences that will help define your time at the school beyond the academic sphere.

Clubs and Organizations

Connect with other 'Hoos through shared hobbies or passions. 

Service Hours

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.

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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.