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Welcome from the President

Dear UVA Parents and Family Members:

Welcome to the University of Virginia. This Parent Handbook serves as an important resource to introduce you to the University, to acquaint you with student life here, and to provide guidance for the practical decisions that your son or daughter will be making with your help.

This year’s edition of the handbook includes important updates for 2017-18. You can rely on it for information, and you also can refer to the many online resources mentioned throughout the handbook.

I hope you will become involved in the life of the University. You will have opportunities to participate in Family Weekend, attend cultural events, cheer on the Cavaliers at games, and take part in activities especially for parents and alumni around the country and world.

The parents and family members of students are part of a special community — the UVA family. I welcome you to this extended family, and I look forward to working in partnership with you in the year ahead.

Very truly yours,

Teresa A. Sullivan