What can I do if I find myself in an uncomfortable situation with no reliable or safe means of transportation and no money for cab fare?
The Charge-a-Ride Program provides taxi service within the Charlottesville area to UVA students who find themselves in uncomfortable situations with no reliable or safe means of transportation and no money for cab fare. Students can call Yellow Cab (434.295.4131), show a UVA student ID, charge the ride to UVA, and pay via the Student Information System
— no questions asked. The Charge-a-Ride Program is not to be used for out of town trips. Call 434.924.8805 if you have any questions about the program or the billing process (please note that your Charge-a-Ride Program privileges will be frozen if you owe more than $500 in charges).
Can I get Graduate School & Study Abroad Clearances?
Yes. We assist students who require disciplinary clearance reviews for transfer or matriculation as part of many graduate school and study abroad applications.
Are there Programs for Leadership Development?
Development of skills critical to being a true citizen leader sits at the core of all we do. Programs target students at three developmental levels: aspiring/emerging, engaging, and excelling/mentoring. Blueprint, Leadership 200x (L2K), and Merriweather Lewis Fellows are just three examples of the programs offered.
Where can I go if I want to live Off-Grounds?
The Housing and Residence Life unit of ODOS provides education and advocacy regarding living off-Grounds. The University wants students to make good decisions regarding housing both on and off-Grounds. This includes assisting students to address many issues including: housing options, leases, tenant/land lord conflicts, University resources, and safety. Students are reminded that leases signed with landlords are private contracts to which the University is not a party. Off-Grounds Housing
As a Transfer Student, how can I get support acclimating to life at UVA?
From our office in Gibbons House, professional staff provide general support and one-on-one counseling to all undergraduate transfer students. Transfer Student Support