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The University of Virginia offers a variety of residence styles and locations for students, faculty, and staff to live on Grounds. To see the options available to you, click the button for the category that pertains to you.

Incoming First-Year Undergraduates
Students who have finished high school and are entering their first year of college. UVA requires all incoming first-year undergraduate students to live on Grounds.*
Incoming Transfer Students
Undergraduate students who are transferring to the University of Virginia following study at another higher learning institution.
Returning Undergraduates
Students who are returning to the University of Virginia and will have completed a year or more of undergraduate study. A number of upperclass residence options are offered.
Graduate Students
Students who are completing post-baccalaureate work at the University of Virginia. Options are available for graduate students who are single or married, with or without additional family members.
Faculty & Staff
Includes University of Virginia non-tenured faculty, research associates, research assistants, post-doctoral candidates, visiting faculty members, and full-time classified staff.
* Does not include Transfer or Graduate students. If you are married, a single parent, or a non-traditionally aged student, you may qualify for consideration to live off-Grounds. Please send your exemption request to housing@virginia.edu.