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November 30, 2020

In 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia established by statute a requirement that all public institutions of higher education orient new students on “speech that

November 23, 2020

On behalf of the members of the Lawn Selection Committee, I invite you to consider applying to live on the Lawn.

November 15, 2020

We are now less than two weeks away from the end of the in-person portion of the fall semester.  I know this has been a difficult set of circumstances for everyone.  I want to recognize the good job so many of you have done to comply with the public health restrictions put in place to protect our shared community.  Our response to a rise in cases in September is a testament to a commitment to compliance.

November 1, 2020

Every November, we have not only the privilege, but also the right, to actively participate in the governance of our republic by voting. Educating ourselves on the relevant issues and then casting a ballot is central to our shared responsibility as citizen-leaders.

October 29, 2020

Let me begin by thanking you for the significant efforts you are making to help us check the spread of COVID-19. This hasn’t been an easy semester, and you’ve made very real sacrifices to help us keep our case counts low and the community safe.

October 13, 2020

Today I am writing to share that University leaders, in consultation with physicians and public health experts, have decided to raise the permitted maximum size of gatherings on and off-Grounds from five to ten individuals.

October 6, 2020

On September 23, I wrote to you to share a video from President Ryan detailing modified restrictions the University put into place to slow the spread of COVID-19 within our community.

Today I am writing to inform you that University leaders, in consultation with physicians and public health experts, have decided to continue with these additional restrictions for another two weeks, until Wednesday, October 21st.

September 29, 2020

Dear Students,

September 23, 2020

I write today to pass along the video President Ryan shared last night on social media, outlining some new temporary restrictions the University has put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 within our community.

September 21, 2020

I’m writing today with a few brief updates on our shared efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

September 15, 2020

This morning, we were alerted to an act of racial hatred that occurred last night on a digital platform. The nature of the incident leads us to reach out to each of you today to discuss it.

August 31, 2020

I’m writing to follow-up on my video message from August 22 regarding expectations around public health and safety compliance. I appreciate the time you have taken to carefully review these important communications.

August 27, 2020

To Students with Incomplete Requirements:

I'm writing because yesterday was the deadline to complete COVID-19 requirements in SIS. Our records indicate you have not completed all these requirements.

August 22, 2020

I respectfully ask you to take a few minutes to review my brief eight minute video message on the University’s expectations regarding public health and safety measures and your compliance with these requirements.

August 19, 2020

Dear Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Students:

The following message describes an updated timeframe for taking the COVID-19 test. We are hopeful the new timeframe will minimize any confusion around completion of the test.

August 4, 2020

Greetings from Charlottesville! Whether you are in your home country or in the U.S., we hope summer is going well for you and your family.

August 5, 2020

I'm writing today – on the heels of my message to you on COVID-19 testing earlier this week and President Ryan's message yesterday on modifications to fall opening – to provide you with important updates on choices you may make about the coming fall semester, including actions for you to take consistent with those choices.

August 3, 2020

I hope this finds each of you well as the summer quickly draws to a close. I’m writing today to share some key, time-sensitive information around COVID-19 testing requirements.

May 8, 2020

I’m writing today to congratulate the Class of 2020 on the conferral of your respective degrees on Saturday, May 16. Information on how to view the proceedings may be found in a recent UVA Today article.

April 27, 2020

This message pertains only to undergraduate students who lived on Grounds this semester and to graduate students who lived on the Range. It is being sent to all students for your general awareness of these important plans.

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