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On-Grounds housing makes life at UVA simpler! See our Upperclass Housing page for details!


Welcoming, Empowering

Housing & Residence Life works collaboratively to create open, welcoming communities on Grounds for students at the University of Virginia. Residents are empowered to engage their potential as scholars and leaders through self-governance and participation in residential area activities and leadership.

From incoming first years and returning undergraduates to transfer students, graduate students, and faculty/staff, residents encounter inclusive environments supporting the University’s academic, cultural, and social goals.

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In Their Own Words: Living On Grounds at UVA

On-Grounds Spotlight

“Seeing how everything’s come together and the person that I am today, it’s something that I am very happy about, and it is something that I am going to take with me as I prepare to walk the Lawn and finish my undergrad career.”

Read the UVA Today story about how co-chair Karissa Ng's UVA journey has been shaped by living on Grounds all four years and her involvement in the Resident Staff program.

Photo credit: Sanjay Suchak