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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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La Casa Bolivar 2009-2010

Through its name,&nbsp;<a href=""><u>La Casa Bol&iacute;var</u></a>&nbsp;honors&nbsp;<u><u>UVA</u></u>&rsquo;s first Latin American student, Fernando Bol&iacute;var, nephew of patriot Simon Bol&iacute;var. Since 1980, Casa Bol&iacute;var has housed about two... More.

La Casa Bolivar 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

La Maison Francaise 2009-2010

<b>HISTORY OF THE MAISON FRAN&Ccedil;AISE&nbsp;</b><br />At a meeting of the Board of Visitors held in Charlottesville on October 7, 1817, Thomas Jefferson, wrote that he desired a French-speaking boarding facility at the University of Virginia "wherein it is proposed that the boarders shall be permitted to speak French only, with a view to their becoming familiarized... More.

La Petite Teet: Video Sketch Comedy

La Petite Teet makes live and video-taped sketches all for the purpose of putting on one epic show each semester.

La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc. (Alpha Epsilon Chapter)

Latino Fraternity established at Cornell University on February 19, 1982. Our goal is to empower the Latino Community through brotherhood, diversity, academic excellence, service and cultural awareness.

Lambda Law Alliance

Lambda Law Alliance provides an academically and socially supportive network for members of sexual orientation and gender identity minorities and their allies enrolled in the Law School. The organization also heightens awareness throughout the Law School, as well as the University community, about legal issues relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity minorities. Lambda attempts to... More.

Lambda Phi Epsilon (Associate Chapter)

Lambda Phi Epsilon continues to establish and perpetuate Brotherhood and fellowship among its members. Part of that brotherhood is expressed in our motto "To Be Leaders Among Men." We not only seek to bring together a diverse group of men who share interest, concern, backgrounds and culture, but who believe that the strength of many are forged into the power of being one. Grounded on the... More.

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. (Gamma Alpha Chapter)

Mission: The purpose of Lambda Theta Alpha shall be to provide a sisterhood based on Unity, Love, & Respect. To develop strong Leaders who will then provide and practice political, social and cultural activities. To promote minority Unity through charitable and educational programs. To maintain a high standard of learning and serve as a voice for the universal women. We take pride in the... More.

Lambeth 2009-2010

Located close to Central Grounds, there are 174 apartments in the 24 buildings of Lambeth Field.&nbsp; Facilities within the complex include laundry machines, a vending area, convenience store, conference room, common area, and outdoor sports field.

Lambeth 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Language Houses

No description was found for this organization.

Latin American Law Organization at The University of Virginia

<span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">LALO is an all-inclusive student group devoted to increasing awareness of legal issues facing Latinos and Latin America. The group works to increase Latino representation at the Law School, augments the exploration of Hispanic-related issues in the law, and provides cultural and social programming... More.

Latin American Student Association

The Latin American Student Association (LASA) is a student-run organization that&nbsp;gathers not only Latin American students at Darden, but also students and faculty with any kind of interest in the Region.Ultimately, our main purpose is to provide students interested in Latin American cultures with a forum to pursue cultural, professional, and social opportunities. LASA is not only a... More.

Latino Student Alliance

The <strong>Latino Student Alliance</strong>&nbsp;is the umbrella organization for all Latino/Hispanic organizations on grounds. LSA&nbsp;consists of an&nbsp;executive board, Cultura Programming Committee&nbsp;and the leaders of the diverse Hispanic/Latino and Latin American student organizations in both undergraduate and graduate schools. Its goals are to... More.

Latino Student Network at McIntire

The mission of the Latino Student Network at McIntire (LSN) is to form a network of Latino students, in which we can represent the voice of the Latino community at the Comm School. Through this organization we hope to provide our members with opportunities and solutions to different issues. We hope to strengthen and empower the Latino community at the Comm School so that they can be a support... More.

Latino/Hispanic Peer Mentor Program

The PMP assists Latino/Hispanic and Latin American (LHA) first-year and entering transfer students with their college transition by providing one-on-one guidance through the use of peer mentors. In addition, the PMP offers a wide range of academic, social and career development programs designed to support each student's transition to college and to help create a strong sense of community. Our... More.

Latter-day Saint Student Association

The Latter-day Saint Student Association is established to help students have a balanced secular and spiritual educational experience during their years of formal education.

Law Christian Fellowship

LCF is a nondenominational Christian fellowship dedicated to understanding the person and claims of Jesus Christ. LCF remains uniquely committed to presenting Christianity to the Law School and the surrounding Charlottesville community through fellowship, service, and outreach

Law School Football League

The LSFL is a football league, primarily for law students. Generally games are played once a week with no advance time commitment neccessary. Games are open to everyone and a diverse group of first, second, and third year law students have frequented current games. Plans are to create a tournament which would allow law students with similar interest in a physical activity to compete with one... More.

Law School Foundation

No description was found for this organization.

Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy

Law Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is an organization dedicated to starting conversations about the failures of the War on the Drugs at the law school and advocating for drug policy reform on the university, local, state, and national levels.&nbsp; SSDP is an affiliate of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, a national non-profit chapter-based organization that strives to educate... More.

Lawn Residents 2009-2010

The Lawn at the University of Virginia is comprised of 55 students in their final year of undergraduate study, selected through a competitive application process that seeks to recognize service to the University Community.

Lawn Residents 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Lax Lite

Lax Lite is a women's lacrosse club in which woman have the opportunity to play lacrosse even if they are not on the Varsity or Club lacrosse team. There are weekly practices in which women can engage in pick-up games of lacrosse. We help teach lacrosse to those who have never played before, and those that are experienced can play with women at their level.

Leadership 2K

No description was found for this organization.

Lefevre-Metcalf 2009-2010

Metfevre is the epic union of Metcalf and Lefevre to create the ultimate dorm building at UVa.&nbsp; Why is Metfevre the best you may ask?<u><i><b>1) Best location on grounds.</b></i></u>&nbsp; Close to O'hill dining hall, on the quad, and no more than a 10 minute walk to classes.<u><i><b>2) Laundry.</b></i></u>... More.

Legal Assistance Society

The Legal Assistance Society is dedicated to helping underprivileged people in Charlottesville and the surrounding area. LAS is an umbrella organization that provides funding and administrative support to UVA Law School volunteer groups. Through its six projects, the <a href=""> Domestic Violence Project</a>, the <a... More.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center at the University of Virginia supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Founded under the&nbsp;Office of the Dean of Students&nbsp;in 2001, with generous financial support from the Serpentine Society, the Resource Center works both to raise awareness and inclusion of... More.

Let's Lick Cancer

Let's Lick Cancer is a group committed to raising money for the Emily Couric Cancer. The bi-annual event will consist of local ice cream shops donating ice cream then having an entry fee for unlimited ice cream.

Liberty Coalition

No description was found for this organization.