Information for prospective and current students
Below you will find a list of accessibility-related resources that will be useful for both prospective and current students. For disability-related services, the best resource is the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC). Other resources of interest are listed below in alphabetic order.
Quadrant maps indicating barrier free and partially accessible routes across the Grounds. Also noted are accessible entrances to University buildings along with accessible parking areas and accessible emergency telephones.
Parking and Transporation provides additional travel options on grounds after normal service hours.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services are coordinated by the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC).
Maintained by the University Registrar, a listing of all classroom buildings. Each building should be considered accessible by people who use mobility aids such as wheelchairs, unless otherwise noted.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), which is a part of Student Health, is the University of Virginia's primary student counseling clinic on Grounds. CAPS is committed to providing a safe and affirming environment for all students seeking to improve their wellbeing.
The University Transportation Service Demand and Respond Transportation Service (DART) has been developed with the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights to provide transportation to those who, because of disability, are unable to use the regular fixed route bus service.
Education Abroad plays an important role in advancing the University of Virginia’s pedagogic mission, enriching students both academically and personally, and is crucial in preparing students for the challenges of the global world. Students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in these programs. Early conversations with the Education Abroad office and the Student Disability Access Center will help in determining the optimal program for each individual.
The University of Virginia’s Office of Major Events manages Fall Convocation, Finals Weekend, and Founder's Day events annually. In addition, the office handles other special events intended for a University-wide audience.
In Recovery? Considering Recovery? Be part of a confidential support network of recovering students, faculty, staff, and alumni. All with an interest are welcome!
Common accessibility issues that you should ensure before your next event.
IM-Rec Sports is committed to providing 1st-class recreational engagement to the University Community. That is why we've taken every effort to make our facilities accessible to all.
The University Library provides a variety of services and equipment in support of the research needs of individuals with disabilities. Please ask for information on assistance retrieving materials or providing specialized study arrangements.
The University of Virginia and the Department of Parking & Transportation is committed to providing accessible services for students, faculty, staff, patients, and visitors of the University.
The Student Disability Access Center (SDAC) is the University of Virginia’s designated access agency for students with disabilities. We support UVA students – undergrad, grad, pre-professional - in the work of creating access to the full University experience.
Safe Ride is an on-demand van shuttle service intended to provide UVA students safe transportation home in lieu of walking alone after UTS has gone out of service.