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Community Garden at UVA: Big Spring Thing

April 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Spend this Earth Day planting in and rebuilding the UVA Community Garden. Cross it off your “100+ Things to Do Before You Graduate” checklist, and help rebuild this treasured part of Grounds. The garden composts,...

Life in the UniverCity

April 27, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Life in the UniverCity: A Symposium on Charlottesville and UVA - Past, Present, and Future, will be held on Friday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

11 a.m.: Presentation and discussion of projects by students...

National Scholarships & Fellowships Spring Series

The Center for Undergraduate Excellence has announced the Spring 2018 Scholarships and Fellowships Series. The sessions are held every Monday at 4 p.m. in the Rotunda Multipurpose Room. The spring...

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Volunteer of the Week: Miranda Gali

Miranda is a fourth-year English major in the College. She is the program director for HELP Line at Madison House, a volunteer-run confidential telephone service for UVA students (434-295-TALK). She also is the co-chair of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), a peer education group that aims to reduce the negative outcomes associated with alcohol or other drug use.

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Public Service & Government Career Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.