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The following diversity, equity, and inclusion resources are available to the UVA and Charlottesville community. PLEASE NOTE: This list only captures some of the organizations at UVA, and is not intended to represent the full extent of services the University offers. This is a good starting point, and we encourage you to explore different groups at UVA and the larger Charlottesville community.

Title IX, ADA, and Reporting

UVA Accessibility


Just Report it

The University's online system for reporting sexual and gender-based harassment and violence, bias and discrimination, harassment, hazing, Clery Act Compliance (by CSAs), interference with speech rights, youth protection, and preventing & addressing threats or acts of violence. Title IX concerns should also be directed through this form.

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Report a Barrier

Submit this form if you experience an accessibility barrier on Grounds. This form can be submitted anonymously. They will confirm receipt of your report, route the information provided to the appropriate department based on the type of barrier selected, and send remediation information to the email address you provide.

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Student Disability Access Center (SDAC)

SDAC provides academic accommodations, support services, and advocacy throughout the UVA community in line with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. They offer the following services and more:

  • Academic accommodation services for students
  • Dietary requests for students using meal plans
  • Evaluations of students who have AND have not previously been diagnosed with a disability
  • Resources, information, and training for faculty


Mental Health and Wellness

UVA mental health


CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services): A part of Student Health and Wellness, CAPS is the primary student mental health clinic on grounds. They offer a variety of services, including:

  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric services
  • Online services through TimelyCare
  • Emergency & crisis care

FEAP (Faculty & Employee Assistance Program): Designed specifically for faculty and staff, FEAP provides quality, professional, and comprehensive services, tailored to your individual needs.

  • Counseling
  • Legal services
  • Community resource support & online resources
  • Crisis care

Women's Center: A center that serves all genders in the Charlottesville community

  • Workshops & clinics
  • Legal services
  • Domestic violence services
  • Counseling
  • Advocacy, events, education

HELP Line: 434-295-8255. A service of Madison House, this is a free, 24/7 confidential telephone hotline serving UVA, Charlottesville, and Albemarle County. It is a student-run and student-operated program, staffed entirely by anonymous volunteers. Volunteers provide callers with a confidential, empathetic, and non-judgmental listener with whom to discuss any issues the caller may be dealing with.

UVA HR Wellness; HoosWell: a program for UVA employees to foster wellness and healthy habits.


UVA Diversity Departments & Resource Groups

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Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DDEI): The Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is deeply committed to enhancing the wellbeing, safety and success of all UVA faculty, students, staff, alumni, visitors and our neighbors. They achieve our mission through the coordinated and collective impact of the Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights; the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and the Center for Community Partnerships.

Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (EOCR): The mission of the University of Virginia's Office for Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights (EOCR) is to ensure equal opportunity and to protect the civil rights of all University community members through proactive outreach, education, and effective response and resolution. EOCR supports a living, learning, and work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment and where all members of the University community feel welcomed and valued.

The Equity Center: a UVA Democracy Initiative Center for the Redress of Inequity Through Community-Engaged Scholarship

College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Affinity Groups at UVA

Information about Living in the Charlottesville Area



City of Charlottesville

County of Albemarle

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (also serves Charlottesville City): JMRL fosters personal growth and life-long learning for all by connecting people with ideas, information, and each other.

Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission: assists local member governments, partners, and stakeholders with a variety of technical and program services. These include grant application assistance, management services for program implementation, land use planning services and mapping. Serves Charlottesville and surrounding counties.

Charlottesville/Albemarle Health Department: 434-972-6219

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank: The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and its charitable food assistance network of partners serve guests living with hunger across 25 counties and 8 cities on either side of the Blue Ridge. The Food Bank operates out of distribution centers located in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Winchester and Verona (our headquarters).

Embark Central Virginia

Showing Up for Racial Justice Charlottesville