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Celebrate Every Body Week

February 19, 2018 to February 23, 2018

This weeklong campaign of events is put on by the UVA Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns to spread the message to the Charlottesville and UVA community to celebrate every body type and size. Join us...

Submit Your Award Nominations

Deadline: March 14, 5 p.m.

The Univerisity is accepting nominations for two annual awards, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan award and the Ernest H. Ern Distinguished Student award.

Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award


The University of Virginia Gentrification, and Housing Justice: A Diagnosis and Proposal

March 17, 2018 - 8:00am to 7:00pm

The Charlottesville Public Housing Association of Residents (PHAR); Legal Aid Justice Center, Charlottesville (LAJC); Charlottesville Low Income Housing Coalition; and the Grassroots Humanities Collaboration announce...

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Volunteer of the Week: Jessica Harris

Jessica Harris is a second-year in the College pursuing studies in arts administration, youth and social innovation, and drama. She is the founder of Empowered Players, a 501(c)3 nonprofit youth theater based in Fluvanna County. In addition, Jessica is on the executive board of and teaches with Kids Acting Out, a volunteer after-school theater program. She also participates in various mentorship and volunteer arts programs.

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.