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Resources

Extensive resources are available to support students, faculty and staff in their learning, teaching, research and service endeavors.

Teaching Resources

 

ASCIT - Arts & Sciences Center for Instructional Technology

Provides several types of services for faculty and graduate students, including a language lab, equipment loans, video conferencing and other teaching and technology resources. 

A&S Learning Design & Technology

The Technology Strategies team supports teaching excellence in the College by exploring, testing, and integrating new and innovative pedagogies and learning technologies.

Executive Vice President & Provost

Includes the University Faculty Handbook, Policies, Documents & Forms, Search Committee Support and Community Guide

 

Diplomacy Lab in the Dome Room of the Rotunda
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Institutional Assessment & Studies

Provides the University community with data and analysis needed for decision-makers to maintain and improve institutional effectiveness.

Student Disability Access Center

The Student Disability Access Center (SDAC) is the U.Va.'s designated access agency for students with disabilities. It supports students in the work of creating access to the full University experience. 

Teaching Resource Center

A pan-University center for collegial community and committed conversation about teaching at all levels and in all academic disciplines.


 

Computing Resources

 

type="Internal"A&S Computing Support Services

Plans, coordinates and manages computer support, programming and database services within Arts and Sciences to insure that our instructional, research and administrative needs are met.

A&S Digital Communications

Creates and manages the A&S network of web sites and its social media presence. 

U.Va. Information Technology Services (ITS)

The organization that provides and manages the communications and technology infrastructure for U.Va., including administrative applications and systems, audio/video services, collaboration and instructional support, computing accounts, departmental support services, email and calendar, licensed software, networks and connectivity, notification services, records management, research computing, security and identity management, servers and storage, telephone services, and web-related services.

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SHANTI - Sciences, Humanities & Arts Network of Technological Initiatives

Provides extensive tools to facilitate innovation and excellence in research, learning, publication, and community engagement.


 

Representation 

 

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is a representative body that is responsible for faculty participation in University planning and governance.

Provost Employee Communication Council

The PECC represents the 1,100+ classified and university staff employees who report to the Executive Vice President & Provost.

College Council

The student governing body for the College.

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General Faculty Council

The University of Virginia General Faculty Council (GFC) represents full and part-time Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and the Senior Professional Research Staff.

Graduate Student Council

Facilitate interactions of graduate students across departments and schools, administers the GSAS activity fee, and represent the interests of graduate students at the University.


 

Research Administration

 

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A&S Office of Research Administration

Works with faculty and graduate students to develop and submit research proposals for external sponsorship.

U.Va. Office of Sponsored Programs

Facilitates research and research administration at U.Va. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Finance, OSP signs off on grant applications, and negotiates contracts and grants with a wide variety of sponsors.

U.Va. Office of the Vice President for Research

Responsible for the integration and enhancement of research activities across U.Va.’s eleven schools and multiple research centers. 


Libraries

Science and Engineering Library in Clark Hall
Jane Haley / University Communications

U.Va. Library

The U.Va. Library has 9 facilities and also shares its catalog with the Darden, Health Sciences, and Law libraries. In addition to physical buildings and collections, the Library offers digital resources, specialized labs, and other services to help you in your academic work.

VIRGO

Virgo is the online search engine for the U.Va. Library. It contains both the catalog—with materials like books, print journals, DVDs, maps, and digitized materials— and online articles from the library's vast collection of subscription journals.

Digital Media Lab

Focusing on areas involving the convergence of media and technology, the Digital Media Lab supports digital imaging, audiovisual production and post-production, physical interactivity, 2D/3D animation, mobile technologies, as well as visualization and delivery of media content.

LIBRA

LIBRA is the online archive of U.Va. scholarship. It makes publications available to the world and provides safe and secure storage for the scholarly output of the U.Va. community.