Visit our Program

Visit us in person or virtually!

We warmly invite prospective students to visit our Program through your choice of face-to-face or virtual information sessions. These sessions typically last 1.5 hours. In each session, a faculty member will discuss application and admission processes, financial aid options, and answer your questions about our program. If you are onsite, you will also receive a tour of the program clinic. Through either medium, we are delighted to have you join us in one of these sessions. Please click here to register for an onsite or virtual visit. 

Onsite Visitation Days in Charlottesville

A representative from the Program will meet prospective students and significant others in the Sheila Johnson Center on the Ground Floor of Bavaro Hall (area map). Hourly visitor parking is available across the street at the Central Grounds Parking Garage (area map). Bavaro Hall is located at 417 Emmet Street South, Charlottesville, VA 22904. For a sense of things to do while you are in Charlottesville, see the section on Charlottesville & Albemarle County.

Onsite Date   Start Time (EST)
October 1, 2021 11:00 a.m.
November 5, 2021 11:00 a.m.
March 4, 2022 10:00 a.m.
April 1, 2022 10:00 a.m.


Virtual Visitation Days

Online Virtual Meetings are scheduled on the following dates. To register for a session, please sign up here. You will receive a follow-up email with a link to the Zoom room for your virtual visit.

Virtual Date  Start Time (EST)
September 3, 2021 10:00 a.m.
October 1, 2021 10:00 a.m.
November 5, 2021 10:00 a.m.
January 14, 2022 10:00 a.m.
March 4, 2022 11:00 a.m.
April 1, 2022 11:00 a.m.

Charlottesville and Albemarle County

Our town and surrounding county are nestled between the Piedmont Mountains to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west.  Charlottesville is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, DC and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, VA. Charlottesville is a great place to live and go to school. It is a wonderful combination of metropolitan and rural living.  For an introduction to the place we know as C'ville, please check out these videos.

Video Tour of Charlottesville

Aerial Video Tour of Charlottesville 

Charlottesville, Virginia - A Perfect Balance

Click here for a virtual tour of Mr. Jefferson's University.

Clich here for a great guide and resource for UVA graduate students regarding the University and the greater community.

Charlottesville offers a wide range of entertainment, dining, lodging, cultural, and historical options for visitors. This link is good place to start exploring any one of these themes. You will find information about special events and festivals, and a broad range of options that are always available.

If you visit with us, you will find hotels ranging from clean-and-economical to special, and there are many bed and breakfast options as well.  In addition, Charlottesville offers delicious dining options for just about every taste and budget. More extensive listing are found here.

Also, our students offer these recommendations for visitors:

  • Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings (April-December)
  • Cideries, wineries & breweries (too many to count)
  • Friday's After 5 Series at the Downtown Mall pavilion (every Friday mid-April to mid-September)
  • Carter's Mountain Apple Orchard
  • Chiles Orchard in Crozet
  • Visiting the Downtown Mall
  • Eating (so many delicious restaurants in Charlottesville and throughout Albemarle County)
  • Hiking (numerous local trail systems)
  • Concerts at John Paul Jones Arena (JPJ) and at various venues downtown (e.g., Paramount, The Jefferson, The Pavilion)
  • Monticello, Montpelier, Ash Lawn-Highland, and other historical sites
  • Plenty of shopping (local and national stores)
  • UVA sporting events (basketball, soccer, baseball are popular)
  • Various festivals depending on the time of year (Top of the Hops Beer festival in September, Virginia Film Festival in November, Virginia Festival of the Book in March)

And finally...

If you have questions about the Communication Disorders Program or the admissions process, please contact us at or by calling 434-924-7472.