Details for Specific Groups
School Students Guidelines
School students must have a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA and are
limited to one course per semester.
Schooled Students -
Requirements are the same for home schooled students as the high
school students, except for the high school transcripts. Other
documentation such as PSAT scores, credit by exam, etc., are used to
determine the student's academic ability.
A Prehealth Course of Study
Information for Students Enrolling in the Community Scholar Program to
Satisfy Courses for Graduate School or Professional School Admission
If you are interested in enrolling in the Community Scholar
Program to complete the prerequisite coursework for graduate programs and
professional degree programs, the following information may be helpful to you.
If you desire to enroll in graduate level courses, proof of
your degree will be required at the time of your registration. Verification of
your degree can range from copies of your diploma or certificate to actual
college transcripts and must be presented when you register for your desired
course(s) at the Charlottesville Center, 104 Midmont Lane.
Community Scholars that are considering applying to a
graduate program, can explore the
University Career Services Website.
This site provides a number of applicable links and helpful
information in preparing and planning for graduate school and
specialized programs of study. Additional Information for
Students Interested in Admission to Medical Schools and Other Health
Professional Programs For those seeking admission to medical school or
other health professional programs, you may be interested in enrolling
in two courses which involve a dependent lab and/or discussion group,
exceeding the 8.0 credit hour maximum for the Community Scholar
Program. Through the University of Virginia’s University Career
Service Website, you will be able to access a number of applicable
links and organizations, versed in the needed prerequisites for these
areas of interest.
If you are interested in enrolling in two courses and the
dependent labs and/or discussion group, you will need to obtain a signature of
an Associate Dean at the College of Arts and Sciences (in addition the
authorization of the course instructors and lab instructors). The required
signatures are listed on the bottom of the College of Arts and Sciences
Permission to Enroll form, Please contact the Charlottesville Center at (434) 982-4789 for a printed copy
of the Permission to Enroll form.
of Virginia Employees -
University of Virginia employees with one year of full-time service to
the University register through the Community Scholar Program. The one year of
service is consistent with the University Tuition Waiver Program,
which is viewed as a benefit to employees. Participants are required to obtain the
signatures and sign up for classes, as do all other Community Scholars.
For further information, contact the Community Scholar Office:
By Mail: The
Community Scholar Program
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400764
104 Midmont Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4764
Phone: (434) 982-2779