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Spring 2021 Community-Based First Year Writing Courses

Have you ever wondered why cherries are more expensive than Cheetos? Have you ever walked by a homeless person and wondered about his story? Have you thought about the ways spaces and places shape your experience?...

Holiday Grocery Delivery

Looking for a no-contact volunteer opportunity this holiday season? Sign up for a knock-and-drop delivery of PB&J grocery bags to family residences in Charlottesville! PB&J Fund empowers children and families...

Holiday Cards for Seniors

Virtual service opportunity! Many older adults and people with disabilities are in month nine of sheltering in place. With the holidays coming up, we know that they won't be able to see friends and family, which can...

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Student Spotlight: Julia Larsen and Heath Yancey

Julia Larsen (CLAS '21) and Heath Yancey (CLAS '22) are Peer Health Educators who organized the annual Fourth Year 5K. Despite being virtual this year, this UVA tradition raised around $3,000 for the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation and benefited community members that were profoundly impacted by the pandemic. Julia is a Spanish and Biology major and a member of APO, a medical scribe with the UVA Emergency Department, and a pen pal to assisted living residents. Heath is a Neuroscience major and a volunteer on the UVA Hospital Acute...

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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.

Engage@UVA

A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Office of Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.

Sustainability

Offers the resources and inspiration needed to ensure, both individually and institutionally, a more sustainable future.