There are numerous events and opportunities EVERY DAY to get involved.  Look for flyers, emails & social media for more details, as well as these campus calendar web links for specific items:

DEI programming

The Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion offers a wide variety of programming throughout each semester.  Watch for campus flyers, email and visit us on social media -- Facebook (UVAWiseDEI) & Instagram (uvawise_dei)!

Contact us at for more information.

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2023-2024 Housing Info

Fall 2023 Residence Hall Information

Fall Break:  Residence Halls will remain OPEN for Fall Break (Thursday 9/28 & Friday 9/29) although Dining Services will be limited.

Thanksgiving Break: Residence Halls will CLOSE for Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 22nd at 9:00 am and will REOPEN Sunday, November 26th at 12:00 pm.  

Winter Break:  Students should depart campus within 24 hours of their last final exam or by Saturday, December 9th at 9:00 am, whichever comes first.    Residence Halls close 12/9 @ 9:00 am.   You must return your room key at the end of the semester!

Spring 2024 Housing Applications-  If you are a new student/transfer student for the Spring 2024 semester, the Housing Portal will open on Monday, October 30th, 2023 to complete your housing application. 

Need to Submit a Work Order?  Contact your RA and they can submit one on your behalf!   The maintenance department processes work orders Monday-Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. 

Fall 2024/Spring 2025 Housing Applications-  The Housing Portal will open on Wednesday, March 21st, 2024 to begin accepting housing applications for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.  If you have any additional questions, please email 

Get Involved Today!

There are many opportunities to get involved at UVA Wise.  Several events are planned for the opening of the semester and are listed at  For more information, email or stop by the 3rd floor of the Slemp Student Center!


Orientation for new students

New students (freshmen, transfers & readmits) complete a 3-step Orientation process prior to enrolling at UVA Wise:

  1. Information modules (online, self-paced)
  2. Advising & Registration (zoom, by appointment)
  3. @ Wise Day (in-person for student & up to 2 guests)

Signup invitation emails are sent to the personal email of all confirmed students.  After signup, all information is sent ONLY to the UVA Wise email, so be sure to check if often and regularly.

Learn more about the Orientation process at . If you have any additional questions, contact the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) at or by calling 276-328-0313 or 0216.

Expedition for new freshmen (fall only)

All new UVA Wise freshmen (residential & commuter) will participate in Expedition on Sunday before classes begin each fall.  This students-only event provides a full-day of interaction and fun to give you additional timely information for a successful start to your first semester at UVA Wise.  You will participate as a team of fellow students led by an upperclass Expedition Leader (EL).

Learn more about Expedition and other start of the semester events at

FY Fridays (fall only)

After the start of each fall semester, be sure to watch your UVA Wise email for more information about First-Year Fridays!  Held each Friday for the first six weeks of the fall semester, OSE will provide you with essential resources and giveaways right when you need them. 

While FY Fridays are specifically planned for freshmen, they are actually open to all UVA Wise students! 😀