listing of resources available to students enrolled in University of
Virginia on-Grounds courses through the Community Scholar Program, School of
Continuing and Professional Studies.
University of Virginia Bookstore is the on-Grounds source of course
textbooks. Books are
generally organized by department and course number. Most student supplies
you might want are available, as well as UVA souvenirs and excellent
and Workstation Labs are available for use in:
Bryan Hall – Room 235
Chemistry Building – Room 411
Clemons Library – 4th Floor
Cocke Hall – Room 115|
Ruffner Hall – Room 277
Small Hall – Room 112
Thornton Hall – Room A233 (Stacks)
Geographical Info System Lab- Alderman Library
E-mail accounts are available to Community Scholars during the semesters in
which they are registered. If you would like an account go to the
#. You can
use any of above listed computer labs to setup up your account. We
recommend that you wait at least one week after you complete your
registration with us so that it will be assured that you have been entered
into our computer system.
Please note: If your course(s)
require access to a Toolkit account,
you can use a University of Virginia e-mail account or an existing home or
work e-mail to gain access. If you plan on using your existing home
or work e-mail, please contact the ITC Help Desk, 942-3731, for assistance
in setting up your account. For other types of assistance regarding
UVA computers, please call the ITC Help Desk as well.
Student Health Center is located on the corner of Jefferson Park Avenue
and Brandon Avenue, 243-5180. This
Center is designed to serve the learning needs of graduate and
undergraduate students with disabilities. Anyone whose efforts are not
yielding the learning or grade they would normally expect may receive an
assessment. Services offered include equipment loans, transcribing,
mentors, etc. Call ahead for
(For library assistance call
is the largest
University library. It
houses the humanities and social science collections and is the primary
graduate research library.
Camp Library of the
Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business (Student Services
Building, 2nd floor) primarily serves as the business graduate research
library. Its general book collection has approximately 100,000 volumes. The library subscribes to over
1000 periodicals and holds the annual reports of over 1,500 companies.
is the "undergraduate library." It houses a general collection of frequently used materials. Reserve reading and an extensive
audio-visual collection are located there.
Curry School of Education
Library (Ruffner Hall) serves as the primary undergraduate and
graduate library for education students.
It houses 50,000 books and subscribes to 800 journals.
Departmental Libraries for Biology/psychology,
have their own collections, usually in their classroom buildings. Please feel free to contact
Alderman library for further information.
Fine Arts Library (Campbell Hall) serves the university
community at large as well as supporting the teaching and research
initiatives of the School of Architecture, the McIntire Department of
Art, and the Department of Drama.
Health Sciences Library
(call Assistant Director for Outreach Services, 924-2507), and Law
Libraries (call Library Administration, 924-3384) require
(Old Cabell Hall) is a research library with the largest music
collection in Virginia. It
houses more than 100,000 monographs, scores, serials, sound recordings,
Science and Engineering
Library (Clark Hall) is the principal collector and provider of
non-medical scientific information at the University. It holds 370,000 books and 1,500
journals in all fields of pure and applied science.
How to obtain
your driver's license or other picture identification at the circulation
desk at Alderman library. The
librarian will set you up with a borrower's number. (Usually the same as
your Social Security number, but another number can be assigned if you
The Writing Center
Bryan Hall Room 314, 924-6678. The Center is staffed with
tutors to help with any writing project.
They work on an appointment basis and you should allow a week or
two to schedule it.
Non-Academic Support Services
Custom Writing Services Provided by Essay.ws site
Luther P. Jackson House, Dawson’s
Row, 924-7923. In addition to assisting the University in serving the
African-American community, this office also promotes the active
participation of African-American students in all facets of the
you to deposit cash to a debit account, so that you don’t have to carry
cash for many services on-Grounds. Using
the card gives you a 25% discount at the Central Grounds parking garage, a
5% discount at the board dining halls and a 10% discount at TJ’s Locker. Photocopies cost only $.07 with
the Advantage card ($.10 when using cash).
The card is honored at the Bursar’s Office, UVA Bookstore,
Registrar’s Office, University Career Services, Parking and
Transportation, and Cavalier Computers. You can purchase a card at the
Business Operations Office located on the lower level of Observatory Hill
Dining Hall with a $50.00 minimum deposit or use one of the cash deposit
machines at Clemons Library, Alderman Library, Science and Engineering
Library at Clark Hall, Fiske Kimball Library at the Architecture School,
or Saunders Hall at Darden. A one-time fee of $1.00 for the card is deducted from
your deposit amount.
of Alderman and McCormick Road, 982-5110.
A variety of options are available to you from regular cafeteria
meal plans to "The Cavalier
XI Food Court
First floor of Newcomb Hall. A
variety of eateries (pizza, Cranberry Farms, salad, deli, grill)
convenient to Central Grounds.
Closest to the engineering and science buildings and the Curry
school. On the ground floor of Bonnycastle House.
Across Alderman Road from Gilmer Hall, next to Tuttle House.
Health food – Aquatic
Center on the corner of Alderman and across from Scott Stadium.
The Tuttle Coffee House
First floor of Tuttle House, on Alderman next to
Observatory Hill Dining Hall.
Cafeteria-Style Dining Halls
Newcomb Hall Student Dining, second Floor Newcomb
Hill Dining Hall, corner of McCormick and Alderman.
Runk Dining Hall, corner of Stadium and Alderman.
are alternative, non-University loans available to students taking classes
through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. For information
contact the Financial Aid office at 982-6000.
University of Virginia Degree students who believe
they have not used all financial aid eligibility should contact the
Financial Aid office. There may be aid available to help you.
Visit www.finaid.org on the Internet
to search for private sources of financial aid.
The International Center is located
at 21 University Circle, off Rugby Road, 923-7983. This house is a social
and cultural center for international students and anyone interested in
international issues. It has several rooms available to the University
community for short-term rent. It
also houses the International Center Multicultural Library.
During the semester in which you are
enrolled in on-Grounds credit classes through the Community Scholar Program,
you may purchase a recreation facilities pass. This pass allows you to use
any of the facilities, such as Memorial Gym, North Grounds Fitness, and
the Aquatic and Fitness Center. When you register for classes, please
request a letter from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies,
which confirms your registration for the term. Present the letter and
payment at the Intramural-Recreation Office in the Aquatic and Fitness
All enrolled Community Scholars are eligible for a blue parking
permit, which provides access to the parking lots at Scott Stadium and
University Hall. From these lots, you may either walk or take a bus to the
Grounds. Purchase a pass at
the UVA Dept. of Parking and Transportation at 1101 Millmont Street. The fee for is $10 per month ($120
per year). A free bus pass is included with your parking permit.
The main visitor parking garage is located on Emmet Street (Route
29) topped by the University Bookstore. It is a convenient place to park
for classes located on central grounds.
Fees are $1.00 per hour during the day, and .50¢ per hour from
5:00 p.m. to midnight.
Center Parking Garages
Jefferson Park Avenue, across from the "New" Hospital a bit
closer to Cabell Hall (and a level walk) than the main visitor garage.
Nearby commercial parking lots:
There are a few commercial lots on the “Corner" and on
University Avenue (in the area of the Rotunda). Depending on the frequency and
location of your class, they may be competitive with the University's
** For more information on parking,
please contact Parking and Transportation at
Personal And Career
Development Center, Curry School Of Education
in Ruffner Hall, 924-0783. The center is operated by the Counselor
Education Program at the University of Virginia and designed specifically
to serve members of the community in need of personal and career
counseling. Services, offered
at no cost to adults in the community, include individual and group
counseling in life transitions, interpersonal relationships, and career
decision-making or career change.
The Intramural-Recreational Sports
department offers some recreational instruction classes that are available
to the general community. These may include Aikido, swimming, tennis, and
racquetball, among others. Classes listed with a "non-member"
fee are available to you whether you are registered through Community
Scholar or not. Call
924-3791 for more information.
of Virginia telephone directories may be obtained free of charge from
Communication Services in Carruthers Hall.
They will also mail one to you for a $3.00 charge.
And Graduate Admissions Offices
obtain information and applications regarding admission to a degree
program, contact the College or School to which you wish to be admitted.
Services is located in Bryant Hall, 924-8900. This office primarily serves
degree students at UVA, but is available for use during non-peak periods.
This is for non-degree students also, but does not include appointments
with counselors. The primary goal of the office is to assist students in
developing skills related to career decision-making and effective job
search strategies. They have a library of materials to assist in this
goal. Some advising is also
www.virginia.edu is available at most computer stations at
UVA or via a modem. It lists information about UVA of interest to the
general public such as, the Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record, the current and upcoming
semesters’ Course Offering Directory, as well as VIRGO, and the
University’s computerized library system. For help with VIRGO, call the
Alderman Library Reference Department at 924-3021.
lists information pertaining to the School
of Continuing and Professional Studies, i.e., each center throughout the
state, where the center is located, the staff, the courses that they
offer, and much more.
Corner Building, West Main Street, 982-2361. The Center is a resource for women
at the University and the surrounding communities. The Center holds events
related to women's concerns and issues.
One service they offer is a list of childcare providers in the
is an outreach program of the Exercise Physiology Department. They offer fitness assessments and
exercise programs at Memorial Gym from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. and at the
Northridge Building on Route 250 West from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Membership fees are very
inexpensive, and the program's members are mostly mature adults.
Bayly Art Museum
on Rugby Road, 924-3592. The
Bayly is the University's art museum. The exhibits are open to the public
at no charge Tuesday through Sunday,
p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
Calendar Of Events
addition to the Web or Internet, many events are announced on W10CE,
UVA’s low power television stations, available on local channel 10, or
Adelphia’s channel 14.
Department And The Heritage Repertory Theater
Drama Department puts on plays throughout the year, while the Heritage
Repertory Theater takes on the summer season. For ticket information, call
Weather And Emergency Closings
classes are cancelled due to inclement weather, announcements will be made
over local radio stations and on UVA’s snow cancellation phone line,
which you may reach by calling 924-SNOW.
Located in Old Cabell Hall. There are
many concerts throughout the year by groups like the Charlottesville and
University Symphony Orchestra, the Monticello Trio, the Tuesday Evening
Concert Series and others. For information, call 924-3984.
Newcomb Hall (Student
building houses a cafeteria, a fast food court, conference rooms, study
rooms, and a movie theater. It
is usually plastered with notices of upcoming lectures, concerts, and
Cavalier Daily and the University
Journal, both general newspapers, are distributed daily to most
academic buildings on-Grounds. Inside
UVa is distributed once a week on-Grounds, or by subscription
(Phone: 924-3801). In
addition to general articles on the University, it includes a calendar of
This service is not available to part-time students.
has a low power television station available on local channel 10 or
Adelphia's channel 14. They
regularly broadcast announcements of upcoming events and programs,
lectures at UVa, and a variety of other programs.
in Newcomb Hall, fourth floor, 924-3286.
University HOT LINE, 924-3556, gives a listing of the current
movies being shown at Newcomb Hall Theater. The University Union
coordinates many speakers, concerts, and other major events.