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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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Black Law Students Association

BLSA was created and designed to articulate and promote the professional needs and goals of Black law students, foster and encourage professional competence, and focus upon the relationship of the Black attorney to the American legal structure.

Black Student Alliance

he purpose of the Black Student Alliance is to articulate the problems and to voice the concerns of Black students at the University of Virginia, to conduct political action against unjust policies or programs mandated by the University of Virginia, to serve as an umbrella organization for all other Black students on the grounds of the University of Virginia, to&... More.

Black Voices Gospel Choir

Black Voices at the University of Virginia is a choir that sings music of the African American culture (i.e. anthems, spirituals, classical music, contemporary gospel, etc). The purpose of the choir is to show the members, the University community, and all those whom we encounter about Christian love through gospel music, worship/service, and true fellowship.

BlackBox Investment Group

Mission Statement:Develop a systems approach to financial trading informed by models, simulations, and statistical analysis, with a focus on education.

Blue Ridge Church Campus Ministry

The purpose of the Blue Ridge Church Campus Ministry shall be to:1. Provide a community of faith for students who wish to pursue a Biblically-defined Christian lifestyle on  the University of Virginia campus2. Foster Christian maturity of each member through Biblical training, teaching, and mentoring3. Proclaim the Gospel message to seeking students through small group &... More.

Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group

The Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group (BRMRG) is a volunteer Search and Rescue organization comprised of UVA students and members of the community. It is one of nine member groups of the Appalachian Search and Rescue Conference (ASRC). Our members respond to search and rescue emergencies throughout the mid-Atlantic region, from Pennsylvania through northern North Carolina, providing life saving... More.

Blue Ridge Poison Center

No description was found for this organization.

Blueprint Leadership Program

BLUEPRINT is the premiere leadership development program for first and second-year students and transfer students at the University of Virginia. It is designed for those students who demonstrate leadership potential and interest in developing their personal organizational skills in an intentional, educational, and reflective team environment.The Blueprint Emerging Leaders Program is a seven-... More.

Bollywood Dance Club of UVA

Aaja Nachle: the Bollywood Dance Club at UVa is a organization meant to spread Indian culture by teaching interested people how to dance Bollywood-style! You don't have to be a great dancer. All you need is just to have a love for bollywood music and willingness to perform in front of people at various events on grounds.

Bonnycastle-Hancock 2009-2010

Welcome to Bonnycastle-Hancock!!!  Congratulations on being selected to live in the best dorms on campus!  Here are the reasons Bonnycastle-Hancock is AMAZING:1.  We are so awesome we have to have two freestanding buildings to hold the talent of our many students, instead of the traditional one building!2.  We have two built in closets and two adjustable... More.

Bonnycastle-Hancock 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club is an organization of people dedicated to learning, expanding, and sharing their knowledge of the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Bridge Club

The Bridge Club is an organization for students interested in playing or learning to play Bridge.

Brothers United Celebrating Knowledge & Success

Brothers United Celebrating Knowledge and Success acquired its name on Friday, May 9th, 1997. What began as a group of friends celebrating the end of the 1996-1997 academic year at the University of Virginia has matured into an organized cadre of black males and females concerned about the well being of the Black community in today's Society. The seven founding members, Mr. Marc K. Carroll, Mr... More.

Brown College 2009-2010

No description was found for this organization.

Brown College 2010-2011

No description was found for this organization.

Buddhist Studies Group

The Buddhist Studies Group aims to facilitate exchange among UVa faculty and students on current research in Buddhist Studies.<span>&nbsp; </span>In particular, the Group provides a platform for graduate students to discuss their ongoing work and develop their professional presentation skills.<span>**Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia... More.

Building Goodness in April

The BGiA project is led by students from UVA&rsquo;s Darden Business School and has been serving the community since 1991. Students work in partnership with the Building Goodness Foundation, raise funds and lead the collaboration with over 20 local Charlottesville organizations to execute Build Day. Build Day is the culmination of this effort and encompasses over 300 volunteers, skilled... More.

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow is a non-profit initiative aimed at giving University of Virginia students the opportunity to raise funds and awareness for infrastructure projects benefiting vulnerable children impacted by&nbsp; poverty and HIV/AIDS in Uganda.

Burke Society

During their first year, five conservative students of the class of 2011 met and decided to begin a group dedicated to promoting conservative thought on Grounds, to strengthening the minds of its members, and to combating the dominance of progressive and radical ideology in the Academy.They named the society after the renowned Irish statesman Edmund Burke. Burke is famed for his great work,... More.

Business Ethics Society

<strong>Mission Statement</strong>:The mission of the Business Ethics Society is to promote active and critical study, discussion, and analysis of applied business ethics and corporate social responsibility at the University of Virginia. The Business Ethics Society will provide current and future University of Virginia students the forum to interact amongst other students,... More.

Business Services

No description was found for this organization.

Cadet Activity Fund

This organization pays for extracurricular activities primarily for the Air Force ROTC and its guests.

Camp Kesem at the University of Virginia

Camp Kesem is a free weeklong summer camp for kids whose parents have or have had cancer. Throughout the year, student volunteers fundraise, attend camper reunions, participate in PR events, and more. Camp Kesem self-sustaining through the work of dedicated volunteers! The goal of Camp Kesem is to bring magic to families in Virginia that are affected by cancer and to provide a week of support... More.

Campus Girl Scouts

Campus Girl Scouts is an organization comprised of University students who want to stay involved with Girl Scouting, but don't necessarily have the time to devote to leading a troop. Our primary activities are planning events for local Girl Scouts and volunteering in our community. Past events have included Father Daughter Dance, Mother Daughter Tea and Badge Workshops.

Cards for Kids

We play poker. All proceeds are donated in support of our local and international community.


Our mission is to publish a magazine that provides students with clear, unbiased information about various crises facing our generation. Using this information, we hope to provide students with resources and encouragement to intelligently take action to improve society and solve problems.We publish two issues per semester.

Catholic Student Ministry

CSM serves to further the mission of St. Thomas Aquinas University Parish as an integral part of its undergraduate campus ministry. CSM is a community of faith in which each person is challenged to grow closer to God through Jesus Christ and to live out the Catholic Faith in daily life. Through CSM, we engage in spiritual, intellectual, social, and service-oriented activities that both express... More.

Cavalier Christian Fellowship

Cavalier&nbsp;Christian Fellowship&nbsp;is a Christian group on grounds, welcoming of Christians and non-Christians. We seek to honor God in all we do, and recognize Christ as our Lord Savior. Our main focuses are fellowship, evangelism, and discipleship for University of Virginia students. We have weekly small group Bible studies, weekly large group activities, and monthly community... More.

Cavalier Daily

The student newspaper at the University of Virginia.