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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.

Accessible Routes

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.

After Hours Parking and Transportation

Parking and Transporation provides additional travel options on grounds after normal service hours.

ASL-English Interpreting Services / CART

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services are coordinated by the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC).


Accessible Parking

Accessible Seating and Seating Policies

Student Ticketing 101

Building Abbreviations and Classroom Accessibility

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)

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.

Demand and Response Transportation (DART)

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

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.

Graduation and Major Events

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.

Hoos in Recovery (HiR)

In Recovery? Considering Recovery? Be part of a confidential support network of recovering students, faculty, staff, and alumni. All with an interest are welcome!

Hosting Events - Accessibility Considerations

Common accessibility issues that you should ensure before your next event.

Intramural-Recreational Sports Accessibility Information

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.

Library Accessibility Services

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.

Parking & Transportation Disability Services

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.

Student Disability Access Center (SDAC)

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.

UVA Safe Ride

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.