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Public Service at the University of Virginia

Student Organizations Directory

The student organizations listed here are involved in service through local, national, and international community service activities, fundraising, and activism. Students self-select the public service category through the student organization registration process, and staff assign this category to administrative organizations.

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'Hoo Crew

'Hoo Crew hosts UVA sports tailgates and encourages student participation and enthusiasm at all Virginia sporting events, including non-revenue sports.

3.7 Magazine

Founded in 1992, 3.7 Magazine is one of the oldest literary magazines at the University of Virginia. The purpose of the magazine is to creatively present a dialogue between high quality literary and visual art in a professional format.

4S: Students Supporting Soldier pSychology

Our aim as 4S is to provide a fun, community-oriented environment for students wishing to support the mental health of military personnel. Working towards a more healthy nation, our goal is to raise awareness and funding for national organizations (such as the the American Psychology Association and The Soldiers Project) that support soldier mental health and the prevention of veteran suicides... More.

A Cappellate Opinions

We are a group of male and female law students who practice and perform contemporary a cappella music. We strive to perform at various Law School events such as the Public Interest Law Auction and Barrister’s Ball. However, our primary purpose is to enjoy making music together.

Academic Competition Club

The Academic Competition Club is an organization dedicated to attending and hosting trivia tournaments. The club practices on a weekly basis and hosts several tournaments throughout the year. The club is open to members of all skill levels, from newcomers to high school veterans.

Academic Groups

No description was found for this organization.

Academic/Professional Interest Organizations

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Academical Village People

AVP was officially founded in the Fall of 1993, with a mission statement of never taking themselves too seriously. They discarded a number of clever monikers for the group, like All Veal Patty, A Veritable Plethora, Actually Very Purple, Appetites Vary by Person, Any Vegetable, Please, and Alligator Veins Pulse. Thankfully, they settled on a play of their University's founder, Thomas Jefferson... More.

Action for a Better Living Environment

ABLE matches students from the Charlottesville community with law school mentors and tutors.

Active Minds at UVa

Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses.  By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campuses, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provide information and... More.

Administrative Groups

No description was found for this organization.

Adventist Christian Fellowship

The ACF at the University of Virginia offers students and faculty the opportunity to find spiritual growth through Bible studies and encouragement in personal service and evangelistic outreach for others. We wish to refocus our lives on our standard, our guide, and our power -- the Word of God. We are a subgroup of the international ACF, the Seventh-day Adventist student ministry on secular... More.

Advertising and Marketing Association

AMA is a national professional organization committed to the study of advertising and marketing. Meetings consist of guest speakers and panels speaking on different marketing and advertising topics. All years and majors are welcome to join.

Advocates for Life at Virginia Law

Advocates for Life at Virginia Law (AFL) brings together law students eager to protect the fundamental right to life of innocent human beings, and fosters balanced and open discussion about the fundamental right to life in the legal community. Its purpose is to educate and train law students about the jurisprudence of a pro-life ethic, the attacks on the right to life, and the best strategies... More.

Affinity Groups

No description was found for this organization.

Afghan Student Association

The Afghan Student Association is a cultural organization created to promote awareness about Afghan culture at the University, as well as to aid Afghan students in their stay at UVa. We also aim to work cohesively with other organizations and bring together the Afghans in the Charlottesville community.

Agency Groups

No description was found for this organization.


To further the message of the International Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, through<br /> activities and events, based on the motto, &ldquo;Love for all, hatred for none&rdquo;.

AKAdeMiX Dance Crew at the University of Virginia

Akademix Dance Crew was originally created in 2009, had its first open auditions in the fall of 2010, and became an official CIO at the University in the fall 2011. It is a smaller group of students with backgrounds from all over the world, and various foundations in a diverse range of styles including but not limited to, contemporary, jazz, breaking, waving and popping. We are drawn together... More.

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library administers over 13 million manuscripts, 3.6 million items in the University archives, and 325,000 rare books, as well as approximately 5,000 maps, over 4,000 broadsides; more than 250,000 photographs and small prints; over 8,000 reels of microfilm; and substantial holdings of audio recordings, motion picture films, and ephemera.’ÀÎŽÎè... More.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team

ADAPT is dedicated to addressing the issues of alcohol and other drug abuse in the University of Virginia community. As peer educators, we promote awareness, provide educational outreach, and serve as accessible resources for our fellow students. Our primary purpose is to minimize the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in an effort to promote a healthier environment at our University.

Alderman Dormitories

No description was found for this organization.

Alderman Library

In addition to reference services and general collections in those areas, the&nbsp;<a href="">Government Information Resources</a>&nbsp;(Virginia, US, and international government publications) and the<a href="">Scholars' Lab</a>&nbsp;are located in Alderman, as are the University... More.


Alethia, Greek for 'truth,' is the student fellowship for Charlottesville Community Church. We want to point people to the truth of Jesus Christ. We seek to explore ideas of faith while teaching people about authentic Christianity. All are invited to come, regardless of their religious beliefs or backgrounds.

Alpha Chi Omega (Zeta Lambda Chapter)

Alpha Chi Omega is a national women's organization that enriches the lives of members through lifetime opportunities for friendship, leadership, learning, and service. The Zeta Lambda chapter is located right on Mad Bowl. Our annual philanthropy is Par-tee, a golf tournament which benefits Shelter for Help in Emergency (SHE). Some of the chapter's favorite social functions include our Tacky... More.

Alpha Chi Sigma Co-ed Professional Chemistry Fraternity

We are a co-ed professional fraternity that does an extended amount of community service. We perform chemistry related magic shows for kids, tutoring, as well as sponsor blood drives and many other community service activities. Our chief goal is to promote the chemical sciences, however, we do not limit ourselves to only chemistry.

Alpha Delta Pi (Zeta Xi Chapter)

No description was found for this organization.

Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Society

Alpha Epsilon Delta is the only national premedical honor society. It was founded in 1926 at the University of Alabama and is currently one of the 57 members of the Association of College Honor Societies. Alpha Epsilon Delta supports collegiate chapters in identifying premedical students of excellence and imposing an obligation of continuing achievement upon such students. Alpha Epsilon Delta... More.

Alpha Epsilon Pi (Mu Chapter)

"No one could tell me where my soul might be. I searched for God but he eluded me. I sought out my brother and found all three." -Crosby. Alpha Epsilon Pi gives UVa Men a chance to experince the true bonds of brotherhood. Mu chapter here at UVa continually sets standards of excellence in Academics, Athletics, Community Service, and Brotherhood for the IFC and AEPi nationally. In it's 80th year... More.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Theta Kappa Chapter)

The Theta Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded on the grounds of the University of Virginia by eighteen women on February 9, 1974: Eighteen women who sought to bring AKA's great legacy of sisterhood, service, intelligence and elegance to Jefferson's historic academy. Since then, over 350 women have joined the ranks of the Theta Kappa Chapter at the University... More.