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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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Habitat for Humanity

More than 3,000 homes around Charlottesville qualify as "substandard," according to the Albemarle County Housing Advisory Committee. More than half of these homes are owned or occupied by low-income families that are unable to afford repairs. Habitat for Humanity @ UVA is part of a worldwide nonprofit organization that helps solve the problem of substandard housing, one family at a time.... More.

Harmonious Hoos

The Harmonious Hoos is one of the newest co-ed a cappella  group at the University of Virginia. Our goal is to bring together undergraduate students who are passionate about singing and performing a variety of musical genres. Each of our members has the opportunity to select a song, arranged for them, that they wish to solo before graduation. We also partner with other performance... More.

Harrison Institute for American History, Literature, & Culture

No description was found for this organization.

Health Law Association at UVA

The Health Law Association is open to all law, LL.M., medical, graduate and undergraduate students. Its purposes are to explain what health law is, to give students a better view of the different areas of health law, to introduce types of available classes and to promote a healthy environment. The group sponsors many speakers and seminars in the health law field throughout the year and... More.

Health Sciences Center

No description was found for this organization.

Health Sciences Library

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Health Services Foundation

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Hellenic Society at the University of Virginia

The Hellenic Society at the University of Virginia participates in on- and off-grounds Greek cultural activities.  These activities help to promote the Greek culture and provide an enjoyable entertainment outlet for all members to enjoy.  In the past, the society has held annual dances (OXI day dance with live Greek Music), participated in University-sponsored Culture Fest... More.

Helping Advocate Rights Through Stories

Our nation is in a state of utter confusion and disparity. Our politicians and officials are submitt faulty policy that becomes approved. While us, the generation of this time, the millennials, are forced to reap the consequences of these newly implemented laws. We are the citizens that range from the ages of 15-24; we comprise the nation’s high schools, universities, and we stand as... More.

Her Campus at UVa

Her Campus is a national online magazine geared towards college women that also offers campus-specific content through the My Campus branches.  Her Campus at UVa offers style, health, beauty, love, career and life advice and highlights upcoming events at UVa.  The goal of Her Campus at UVa is to offer journalism and marketing opportunities to undergraduate UVa students in... More.

Hereford Complex 2010-2011

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Hereford First Year Residents 2009-2010

Welcome Class of 2013!!!!The Hereford Complex is exclusively for First Year students. Associated with the First Year Program, but located at Hereford, these three buildings (Johnson, Weedon,  Malone) house a total of 292 First Year students in 51 double rooms and 190 single rooms. Students are able to participate in some of the activities of both programs while living in a program... More.

Hereford Residential College 2009-2010

Founded in 1992, Hereford is a residential college that sits atop Mount Jefferson overlooking the <a href="http://www.virginia.edu/" title="University of Virginia"><u><u>University of Virginia</u></u></a>&nbsp;and is a vibrant community-centered living experience. Hereford residents can participate in the Hereford Student Senate and have a direct say in... More.

Hereford Residential College 2010-2011

Founded in 1992, Hereford is a residential college that sits atop Mount Jefferson overlooking the <a href="http://www.virginia.edu/" title="University of Virginia"><u><u>University of Virginia</u></u></a>&nbsp;and is a vibrant community-centered living experience. Hereford residents can participate in the Hereford Student Senate and have a direct say in... More.

Hereford Student Senate

No description was found for this organization.

Hillel Jewish Leadership Council

The Jewish Leadership Council is the umbrella organization for Jewish life on Grounds. JLC's mission is to maximize the number of Jews doing Jewish with other Jews. JLC actively seeks to engage Jewish students on their own terms: to provide them with opportunities to do Jewish activities that are meaningful and appealing to them. Students are empowered to explore and celebrate their Jewish... More.

Hindu Students Council

The mission of the Hindu Students Council is to provide a forum for both Hindu and non-Hindu students at the University of Virginia to observe and practice Hindu philosophy. The goal of the Hindu Students Council is to serve as an instrument for&nbsp; spiritual and intellectual growth.

Hispanic American Network at Darden

The Hispanic American Network at Darden is a student run organization that benefits its membership&nbsp;by providing&nbsp;volunteer, networking, social, and academic services and events.

Historical Simulation Society

The Historical Simulation Society meets to play board / strategy games on Fridays at 7:00 PM in New Cabal 236. A broad range of board games are played from perennial favorites like Settlers of Catan to more obscure games like Across the Rappahannock. There is a new game almost every night.

Hong Kong Student Association

The purpose of the Association is to promote unity amongst the growing population of Hong Kong students at University; to assist first years and transfer student regarding transition issues; to provide social, cultural and academic support for members and to facilitate multi-cultural interactions with the University community.

Honor Committee

The Honor System directly expresses the principle of student self-governance. Founded in 1842, the Honor System has succeeded for more than 150 years as an entirely student-run system.Stewardship of the system rests not only with the elected members of the Honor Committee, but it also lies with each student's decision to act honorably and to hold fellow students to the same standard.The Honor... More.

Honor Societies

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Honors and Awards

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Honors and Awards

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Hoo's Lost

Hoo's Lost, the Lost Club at UVA, is the club dedicated to the ABC TV Show LOST. The TV show began on September 22nd 2004, and has garnered critical acclaim and earned ABC several Emmy's including Best Drama.The club which was formed on September 22nd 2008, serves dedicated fans of the show with discussions, group viewings, and more. Hoo's Lost&nbsp;meets on a regular basis during the... More.

HooRaas at the University of Virginia

The style hails from the state of Gujarat and is full of energy and passion.&nbsp; While using the traditional moves and choreo, we incorporate modern styles and music into our routines to create fun and entertaining routines.

Hoos for a Cure

Hoos for a Cure is a Club at the University of Virginia. Hoos for a Cure raises money for donation to The Leukemia &amp; Lymphoma Society and The Leukemia &amp; Lymphoma Society&rsquo;s Light the Night&reg; Walk, to raise awareness&nbsp;about blood cancers and the Society&rsquo;s goals, and to coordinate efforts at the University of Virginia aimed at contributing to the... More.

Hoos for Israel

Hoos for Israel is a non-partisan Israel cultural and political awareness organization at the University of Virginia. It is our mission to combat the latent misunderstandings and misrepresentations of Israeli culture and society through educational forums, movie nights, fundraisers, and more. We aim to combat anti-Israel stereotypes by providing an honest and candid investigation of everything... More.

Hoos for Memory

Hoos for Memory is a group of students passionate about raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer's research. We intend to work closely with groups both on and off Grounds with a similar interests for fundraising and advocacy purposes. Namely, we will work with the Alzheimer's Association of Central and Western Virginia. Additionally, we hope to develop a close relationship with area nursing... More.

Hoos for Obama

Hoos for Obama is a student-run group dedicated to helping Barack Obama secure victory in the 2012 elections. Through canvassing, voter registration, and grassroots campaigning Hoos for Obama will work toward keeping Barack Obama in the White House.

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