1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Getting Started

Advising:
Who can help?
Meet the Deans:
Who has the answers.
Degree Requirements:
What does every student need to do?
Majors & Minors:
How to declare a major
Forms & Policies:
What are the rules?

The goal of advising is to provide students information to take full advantage of all the resources of the University (including course selection, declaring a major and general academic questions). Your Association Dean is a key source of help.

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To facilitate academic advising, every student is placed in an “Association.” Your Association Dean’s primary responsibility is to advise you on academic matters and refer you to the various agencies and offices the University has established to assist you.

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In order to earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and graduate, all University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences students must meet certain Degree, Competency and Area Requirements.

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View a list of all the available undergraduate degree programs offered by the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, including majors, minors and Distinguished Majors Programs.

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Find information and links to policies, forms and suggestions, all part of the accumulated insights and experiences by the deans and advisors who spend their time working with University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate students.

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Walk-In Advising with the “Dean of the Day”

Beginning with the first day of classes "Dean of the Day" (walk-in advising) hours will be from 2:30-4:00 each day in Monroe Hall.

News & Announcements

Start of Semester Memo

Click here to read the Start of the Semester Memo - Spring 2012

Advising News, Spring 2012

Click here to read the lastest Advising News, Spring 2012.

November Transfer Student Newsletter Now Available

Stay up to date with the latest news for transfer students.

The College is now on Facebook!

If you have a Facebook account, search for "UVA College of Arts & Sciences" and click on "Like." Stay up to date with all of the events in the College.

Dates & Deadlines

Wednesday, January 18

Classes Begin, Deadline to Complete Authorized INs

Tuesday, January 31

Last Day to Apply in SIS for May 2012 Graduation

Wednesday, February 1

Last Day to Add Classes, Change Grading Deadline, Elect AU Option

Thursday, February 2

Last Day to Drop a Class