UVa CHARGE Program

Candidate and Faculty Guide to UVa & Charlottesville


Faculty & Candidate Guide
Alphabetical Index of Links

A
Aboriginal Art Collection, Kluge-Ruhe - The only museum in the United States dedicated to the exhibition and study of Australian Aboriginal Art
ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers
Academic Affairs, Batten School Office of
Academy of Teaching, University
ADA Coordinator
Addiction services (Region Ten - services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
Adjunct policies – see Non-tenure track faculty policy clearinghouse 
ADVANCE at UVa—UVa CHARGE
ADVANCE, NSF program
Advanced Technology in the Humanities, Institute for
African American Affairs, Office of
African-American and African Studies, Carter G. Woodson Institute
African American/Black Faculty and Staff-Employee Resource Group
Airport, Charlottesville-Albemarle
Albemarle Cider Works
Albemarle County (official Web site)
Albemarle County and Charlottesville Parks
Albemarle County neighborhoods
Alternative transportation within the Charlottesville area (page maintained by UVa Parking and Transportation)
American English Language and Culture, Center for (CAELC)
American Shakespeare Theater (Staunton, VA)
Amtrak
Amtrak’s Northeast Regional service (commuter trains between C’ville & DC)
Antiquarian Booksellers Association, Virginia
Apartments allowing cats
Apartments in area on Trulia.com
Apartments.com for Charlottesville area
Apple Harvest Celebration, Carter Mountain Orchard
Aquatic and Fitness Center, Smith (City of Charlottesville)
Architecture School, diversity
AreaVibes review of neighborhoods
Art Collection, Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal
Art gallery stroll, First Fridays (Downtown Mall)
Art Gallery, Second Street
Art galleries in the area
Art, The Fralin Museum of (UVa)
Arts Center, McGuffey (a community of visual and performing artists with over 40 studios & 3 galleries)
Arts and Sciences Center for Instructional Technologies (ASCIT)
Arts and Sciences Research Administration
Arts and Sciences, family activities
ASCIT, Arts and Sciences Center for Instructional Technologies
Ash Lawn-Highland (home of President James Monroe)
Ash Lawn Summer Opera Festival
Automobiles (info about UVa registration, VA registration, taxes, insurance, etc.)
Award-Winning Virginia Wines (2013 article)
A – Z Index of International Sites at UVa

 

B
Backup care benefit (10 backup care days for child and elder care through Bright Horizons)
Banks
Barnes and Noble
Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, diversity
Beaches (local lakes)
Beer Advocate top rated beers in Virginia
Beer Trail, Virginia (lists and tracks trends, news, and events of all Virginia breweries)
Belmont Farm Distillery
Benefits, back-up child care
Benefits, disability, short term
Benefits, HoosWell wellness program
Benefits, leaves of absence directory
Benefits, miscellaneous
Benefits, relocation
Benefits, retirement, Tax Deferred Savings Plan
Benefits, retirement option, Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
Benefits, retirement option, Virginia Retirement System (VRS) (Default plan, if not chosen within 60 days)
Benefits portal, faculty
Best bookstores in Charlottesville
Best of C-ville 2015 - Food and Drink
“Best places” list, book lovers
“Best places” list, college towns (Travelers Today)
“Best places” list, every American should visit (Orbitz)
“Best places” list, for families (NewKids Center)
“Best places” list, for foodies(Wine Enthusiast)
“Best places” list, healthiest (USA Today)
“Best places” list, most beautiful college town in the South (Best Colleges)
“Best places” list, most exciting place in Virginia (Movoto Real Estate)
“Best places” list, most romantic cities in the South (Huffington Post)
“Best places” list, mountain towns (Travel+Leisure)
“Best places” list, smartest (Luminosity)
Bike Charlottesville
Bike Club, Charlottesville
Bike commuting
Bike rides, Cville Social
Bike shops, organizations and other community resources
Bike trails
Bike UVa (Facebook page)
Bikes at U.Va. and other resources
Biking, mountain
Birdwood golf course (UVa/Boars Head Inn)
Black Faculty and Staff Employee Resource Group (ESG)
Blue Ridge Life magazine
Blue Ridge Parkway – northern entrance 24 miles from downtown Charlottesville
Blue Whale Books (antiquarian and used)
Bold Rock Cidery
Book Festival, Virginia (Virginia Festival of the Book)
Book Sale, Friends of the Library (JMRL)
Bookmobile
Booksellers Association, Virginia Antiquarian
Bookstore, Barnes and Noble
Bookstore, Blue Whale Books (antiquarian and used)
Bookstore, The Book Room (new and used)
Bookstore, Heartwood Books (antiquarian and used)
Bookstore, New Dominion Books (independent)
Bookstore, Oakley’s Gently Used Books (antiquarian and used)
Bookstore, Quest Bookshop (independent, specializing in books on human and spiritual development)
Bookstore, Read It Again Sam (antiquarian and used)
Bookstores, best in Charlottesville Yelp
Breastfeeding Medicine Program (provides support for the employees of UVa)
Breastfeeding rooms at UVa (no Web sites)

  • New Cabell Hall, Room 053A, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Leake Building, 575 Alderman Rd., Facilities Management
  • Rice Hall, Room 201, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences 
  • Ruffner Hall, Room 276, Curry School of Education
  • Main Hospital, ground floor, Room G441. The room is accessed via ID Badge. To gain access, contact the UVa Breastfeeding Medicine Program with your UVa ID#.  Call 982-3316. Please allow 24 hours for your request to be fulfilled.

Breastfeeding Support Group
Brew Ridge Trail (wineries in Albemarle and Nelson Counties)
Breweries, vineyards & cideries lists
Breweries, Virginia
Bright Horizons (benefit, 10 backup care days for child and elder care through Bright Horizons)
BringFido.com (all things dog-friendly around C’ville)
Buckingham County (official Web site)
Buses, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT)
Buses, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT) accessibility info
Buses, Free trolley (free CAT bus between UVa and downtown)
Buses, Jaunt (regional transportation for all, specializing in transportation for physically challenged customers)
Buses, University Transit System
Buy Fresh, Buy Local (farmer’s markets, farms, and orchards in the region)

 

C
Camping and hiking
Canoeing, Cville Paddlers (informal group of canoe and kayak paddlers, novice to competitive)
Canoeing, James River Reeling and Rafting  tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Canoeing, James River Runners   tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Caneoing, Rivanna River (maps and access)
Cars (info about UVa registration, VA registration, taxes, insurance, etc.)
Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies
Carter Mountain Orchard Apple Harvest Celebration
Carver Recreation Center
Castle Hill Cidery
Cat Care Clinic, Charlottesville
Cat House (shop on the Downtown Mall)
Cats allowed (list of apartments allowing cats)
Center for American English Language and Culture (CAELC)
Center for Teaching Excellence (formerly Teaching Resource Center (TRC))
CHARGE - an NSF ADVANCE program
CHARGE Enhancement Grants (for women faculty in STEM/SBS departments)
Charlottesville/Albemarle Facebook page
Charlottesville and Albemarle County Parks
Charlottesville City (official Web site)
Charlottesville City Gyms and Rec and Aquatic Centers
Charlottesville Derby Dames
Charlottesville Family magazine (formerly known as Albemarle Kids)
Charlottesville neighborhood association contacts
Charlottesville neighborhood map
Charlottesville Sports and Social club
Child care, back-up, benefit
Child care, list of pre-schools and daycare
Child care, Malcolm W. Cole Child Care Center (priority for medical center faculty/staff)
Child care, Sharon Hostler Child Development Center (serves families of University Physicians Group (UPG) and Health System employees, first priority given to those with direct patient care responsibilities)
Chinese Students and Scholars Society
Cider in Virginia
Cideries, vineyards & breweries list
Cidery, Albemarle Cider Works
Cidery, Bold Rock
Cidery, Castle Hill
Cidery, Foggy Ridge
City Market (farmers market, downtown)
Civil War sites
Cloud-based storage and collaboration service - UVa BOX
Cole Child Care Center, Malcom W. (priority for medical center faculty/staff)
Collab (centrally-supported online collaboration and learning environment (CLE) at UVa)
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonnade Club (faculty club) 
Commission on Slavery at the University
Community College, Piedmont
Community Groups (list of clubs, associations, etc.)
Community service opportunities for faculty (Jefferson Public Citizens)
Community service opportunities for faculty (Learning in Action)
Commute by bike
Contemplative Sciences Center at U.Va.
Contract and grant policies
Copyrightable material policy
Course Design Institute
Co-working, Studio IX (private co-working/telecommuting space near downtown)
Co-working, Workspace2.0 (co-working/telecommuting space at UVa Research Park)
CrossFit Charlottesville
Cultures, Festival of
Curry School of Education, diversity
Curry School of Education Junior Faculty Mentoring Program
Cville Social Bike Rides
C-Ville Weekly (newspaper)
Cycling Clubs, USA

 

D
Darden School of Business, diversity
Data Analysis and Statistics Consulting (StatLab)
Daycare - list of pre-schools and daycare
Derby Dames, Charlottesville
Digital Media Lab
Disabilities, ADA Coordinator
Disabilities, City of Charlottesville resources (brochure and audio version)
Disability benefits, short term
Disability, services for intellectual, Region Ten (services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
Disability, transportation services - Jaunt (regional transportation for all, specializing in transportation for physically challenged customers)
Distillery, Belmont Farm
Distillery, Silverback
Diversity and Equity, Vice President and Chief Officer for
Diversity Resources (list of over 200 higher ed diversity resources) 
Diversity, Architecture
Diversity, Batten (Leadership & Public Policy)
Diversity, Curry (Education)
Diversity, Darden (Graduate Business)
Diversity, Engineering
Diversity, Law
Diversity, McIntire (Commerce)
Diversity, Medicine
Diversity, Nursing
Diversity, Voices of, Web site
Documents and forms for faculty
Dog parks, Albemarle County
Dogs page  (all things dog in C’ville)
Dogs, BringFido.com (all things dog-friendly around Charlottesville)
Dogwood Festival
Downtown Mall
Dual career couple resources (national HERC)
Dual career info, academic positions
Dual career info, non-academic positions
Dual career job searches, tandem (national HERC)

 

E
East Coast Napa? (Forbes article on wineries in Virginia)
Edible Blue Ridge (local food news, shopping and recipes)
Edible Fest (celebrating food from earth to table)
Elder care, back-up, benefit
Employee Resource Group, Black Faculty and Staff
Employers, Charlottesville area
Employers, Charlottesville are, five top
Employment for non-tenure track faculty policy
Employment of professional research staff policy
Engineering Grant Brewing
Engineering Pre-Award office
Engineering School, diversity
English Language and Culture, The Center for American (CAELC)
Enhancement Grants (from UVa CHARGE for women faculty in STEM/SBS departments)
Equal Opportunity Programs
Events page (C-Ville Weekly newspaper)
Experience Charlottesville
Extending Offers of Employment to Faculty in Academic Areas

F
Facts at a glance, UVa
Faculty Affairs and Development, School of Medicine
Faculty and staff housing at U.Va.
Faculty benefits portal
Faculty club (Colonnade Club)
Faculty Development, School of Nursing
Faculty documents and forms
Faculty and Employee Assistance Program
Faculty Handbook, The Faculty
Faculty Handbook, History, Organization and Mission
Faculty Handbook, News and Events
Faculty Handbook, Students and Student Affairs
Faculty Handbook, University-Related Organizations
Faculty Handbook, University Services and Resources
Faculty Policy Index
Faculty resources, provost’s office
Faculty salaries and bonuses
Faculty salary equity study, 2014
Faculty salary increases, 2015
Family activities, arts & sciences
Family activities, comprehensive list
Family activities, McCormick Observatory
Family activities, miscellaneous fun things to do
Family activities, sports and recreation
Family activities, story time
Family activities, U.Va. programs and activities for kids
Family activities, Virginia Discovery Museum
Family leave policy
FAQs about UVa
Farmers market in C’ville (City Market, downtown)
Farmers markets, farms and orchards in C’ville area (Buy Fresh, Buy Local publication)
Farmington Country Club golf course
FERPA training (student information and privacy)
Fest, Virginia Craft Brewers
Festival, Ash Lawn Opera Summer
Festival of the Book, Virginia
Festival, Carter Mountain Orchard Apple Harvest Celebration
Festival, Dogwood
Festival, Edible Fest (celebrating food from earth to table)
Festival of Cultures
Festival, First Night Virginia
Festival, Heritage Harvest (at Monticello)
Festival, Lockn’ (rock and jam bands, sustainable practices, and locally sourced food and beer)
Festival of the Photograph, Look3
Festival, Tom Tom (innovation/start-up/history/culture)
Festival, Virginia Film  
Festival, Wintergreen Summer Music (symphonic and chamber music, a cultural and culinary adventure)
Festivals list, all Virginia
Figure skating
Film Festival, Virginia
First Fridays (special exhibits and refreshments at Downtown Mall art galleries)
First Night Virginia
Fluvanna County (official Web site)
Foggy Ridge Cidery
Food and drink magazine (Knife&Fork)
Food and Drink page (C-Ville Weekly, newspaper)
Food and Drink, Best of C-ville 2015
Food news, local (Edible Blue Ridge)
Foreign Faculty and Researchers Appointments policy
Fralin Museum of Art (UVa)
Fridays After Five (live concert series, summer)

 

G
Getting to Charlottesville (airport, Amtrak, etc.)
Global South (major Mellon grant, history and culture of southern hemisphere)
Golf in Charlottesville
Golf course, Birdwood (UVa/Boars Head Inn)
Golf course, Farmington
Golf course, Keswick Hall
Golf course, Meadowbrook (City of Charlottesville)
Golf, Massanutten Resort
Golf, Wintergreen Resort
Golfing in Virginia
Grant and contract policies
Grant Brewing, Engineering
Grants, Enhancement (from UVa CHARGE for women faculty in STEM/SBS departments)
Green County Web site
Gym, ACAC Fitness and Wellness Centers
Gym, CrossFit Charlottesville
Gyms and Pools on Grounds
Gyms and Rec Centers, City of Charlottesville

 

H
Healthy Living Directory
Heartwood Books (antiquarian and used)
HERC, Mid-Atlantic (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium; dual academic/staff searches at 60+ member institutions)
Heritage Harvest Festival (at Monticello)
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), national
HigherEd Jobs
Hiking and camping
Historic Downtown Mall
Historic sites, Ash Lawn-Highland (home of President James Monroe)
Historic sites, Civil War
Historic sites, Colonial Williamsburg
Historic sites, Monticello (home of President Thomas Jefferson)
Historic sites, Montpelier (home of President James and Dolley Madison)
Historic sites, University of Virginia (UNESCO World Heritage site)
History, Organization and Mission of the university (Faculty Handbook)
Hockey, ice
Holistic practitioners directory
HoosWell wellness program (including savings on insurance premiums)
Horse Council, Virginia
Horse farms for sale in Virginia
Horse ownership - Whoa there! Article on local property considerations
Horseback riding
Horses, Virginia Cooperative Extension
Hostler Child Development Center, Sharon (serves families of University Physicians Group (UPG) and Health System employees, first priority given to those with direct patient care responsibilities)
Hotels & motels
Housing for faculty and staff at UVa

 

I
Ice Hockey
Ignite (teaching program for new faculty)
Immigration Forms
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities
Instructional Technologies, Arts & Sciences Center for (ASCIT)
Integrative health practitioners directory
Intellectual disability services, Region Ten (services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
International Center
International faculty and researchers policy
International faculty, I-9 and other Immigration Forms
International sites at UVa, A – Z index
International Studies Office
IT support, central (ITS)
IT Support, School of Architecture
IT support, School of Medicine 
Ivy Creek Natural Area

J
Jefferson Madison Regional Library (JMRL)
Jefferson Public Citizens (funding opportunities and other resources for faculty interested in community service)
Jefferson Theater (live music)
John Paul Jones Arena at UVa (world class performers)

 

K
Kayaking, James River Reeling and Rafting  tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Kayaking, James River Runners   tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Kayaking, Cville Paddlers (informal group of canoe and kayak paddlers, novice to competitive)
Kayaking, Rivanna River (maps and access)
Keswick Hall golf course
Kids recreation (classes, events, etc.)
Kids, UVa fun things to do for kids at UVa
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection (Australian aboriginal art)
Knife&Fork (local food and drink magazine)

 

L
Lactation rooms at UVa (no Web site)

  • New Cabell Hall, Room 053A
  • 575 Alderman Rd. complex
  • Rice Hall, Room 201
  • Ruffner, Room 276
  • Main Hospital, ground floor, Room G441. (The room is accessed via ID Badge. To gain access, call the UVa Breastfeeding Medicine Program at 982-3316 with your UVa ID#. Please allow 24 hours for your request to be fulfilled.)

Lactation support (Breastfeeding Medicine Program provides support for the employees of UVA)
Lake Anna boating, fishing, swimming, camping
Lake, Sherando
Law School, diversity
Leadership in Academic Matters program (faculty)
Leadership Excellence, Center for (institution-wide)
Learning in Action (faculty public service clearinghouse)
Leave of absence, family
Leave of absence, parental (with FAQs)
Leaves of absence, directory of
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Center
LGBTQ Center
LGBTQ listserv (UVa Pride)
Libraries, UVa
Library Book Sale (Jefferson Madison Regional Library)
Library, Jefferson Madison Regional (JMRL)
Live Arts (drama, dance, comedy, music and performance)
Local Food Hub (increasing community access to local food)
Look3 Festival of the Photograph
Lockn’ Festival (rock and jam bands, sustainable practices, and locally sourced food and beer)
Louisa County (official Web site)

 

M
Main Street Arena (skating, lacrosse, hockey)
Malcolm W. Cole Child Care Center (priority for medical center faculty/staff)
Mall, Historic Downtown
Marathons, Spring (Charlottesville listed one of 15 best)
Massanutten Resort (golf, water park, snow sports)
Maternity leave
McCormick Observatory
McGuffey Arts Center (a community of visual and performing artists with over 40 studios and 3 galleries)
McIntire School of Commerce, diversity
Meadowbrook golf course (City of Charlottesville)
Media (radio, newspapers, TV, etc.)
Media (another list)
Medical School Faculty Affairs and Development Web page
Medical School Research Office
Medical School, diversity
Mental health services, Region Ten (services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
Mentoring, Curry School of Education Junior Faculty Program
Mentoring, Engineering School
Merit pay, salaries and bonuses
Mind-body practitioners
Mindfulness Center, U.Va.
Monticello (home of President Thomas Jefferson)
Monticello Artisan Trail
Monticello Avenue (the online community network for C’ville and Albemarle County)
Monticello Wine Trail
Montpelier (home of President James and Dolley Madison)
Motels & hotels
Mothers’ rooms at UVa (no Web site)

  • New Cabell Hall, Room 053A
  • 575 Alderman Rd. complex
  • Rice Hall, Room 201
  • Ruffner, Room 276

Mountain biking
Moving/relocation expenses, reimbursement
Music page (C-Ville Weekly, newspaper)
Music Festival, Lockn’ (rock and jam bands)
Music, Wintergreen Summer Festival (symphonic and chamber music, a cultural and culinary adventure)

 

N
National Park, Shenandoah – 24 miles from downtown Charlottesville
Neighborhood association contacts, Charlottesville
Neighborhood association news and Web site list, Charlottesville
Neighborhood map, Charlottesville
Neighborhood Reviews, AreaVibes
Neighborhoods, Albemarle County
Nelson County (official Web site)
New City Arts Initiative
New clinical faculty and preceptors, School of Nursing
New Dominion Books (independent)
New faculty retreat, School of Medicine
New faculty Web page, School of Medicine
News and Events guide (Faculty Handbook)
Newspapers and other media  
Non-tenure track faculty employment policy
Non-tenure track faculty policy clearinghouse
NSF ADVANCE national program
NSF ADVANCE at UVa--UVa CHARGE

nTelos Wireless Pavilion

Nucleus  (improving STEM education in intro-level courses)

Nursery schools and daycare list
Nursing Research, Office of
Nursing School, diversity
Nursing School, faculty development
Nursing School, Preparing for Clinical Teaching and Precepting

 

O
Oakley’s Gently Used Books (antiquarian and used)
Observatory, McCormick
Office of Sponsored Programs
Online grocer (Relay Foods)
Opera, Ash Lawn Summer Festival
Orchards, farmers markets and farms in C’ville area (Buy Fresh, Buy Local)
Outdoor Activities, Top (Trip Advisor)
Outdoor Adventure Social Club

 

P
Paddling.net (kayaking and canoeing information)
Paramount Theater
Parental leave of absence (with FAQs)
Park, Ivy Creek Natural Area (5 miles from downtown Charlottesville)
Park, Shenandoah National (24 miles from downtown Charlottesville)
Parks and Recreation Department, Albemarle County (hiking & trails info; classes on dance, fitness, sports, etc.)
Parks, Charlottesville and Albemarle County
Patent policy
Paternity leave
Performing Arts page (C-Ville Weekly)
Pharmacies
Photograph, Look3 Festival of the
Piedmont Community College
Piedmont Council for the Arts
Policies, Architecture
Policies, Arts and Sciences
Policies, Continuing and Professional Studies
Policies, Curry School of Education
Policies, Medicine
Policies, Nursing (internal site only)
Policy Index, Faculty
Policy, appointments of foreign faculty and researchers
Policy, contracts and grants
Policy, copyrightable material
Policy, employment for non-tenure track faculty
Policy, extending offers of employment to faculty in academic areas
Policy, leaves of absence
Policy, non-tenure track faculty employment
Policy, patents
Policy, professional research staff
Policy, Professors of Practice
Policy, promotion and tenure (see various “Promotion and tenure policy” entries below)
Policy, research
Polo, Virginia
Polyface Farms (pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm)
Pools and gyms  on Grounds
Pork Share, Rock Barn (monthly shares of locally raised and butchered pork)
Pre-schools and daycare list
Pride, UVa, subscribe to listserv (LGBTQ)
Private schools
Professional Research Staff policy
Professors of Practice policy
Promotion and tenure policy, Architecture
Promotion and tenure policy, Arts & Sciences
Promotion and tenure policy, Continuing and Professional Studies
Promotion and tenure policy, Curry School of Education
Promotion and tenure policy, Engineering
Promotion and tenure policy, Medicine
Promotion and tenure policy, provost’s office
Provost office
Provost office, faculty resources
Provost promotion and tenure policy
Public Schools (Charlottesville and surrounding counties)
Public service opportunities for faculty, clearinghouse (Learning in Action)
Public service opportunities and funding for faculty (Jefferson Public Citizens)
Public transportation (page maintained by UVa Parking and Transportation)

 

Q
Q & A About UVa
Quantitative Collaborative (QC) (for those using quantitative methods to analyze social behavior)
Quest Bookshop (human and spiritual development)

 

R
Radio and other media  
Ragged Mountain Running Shop
Rail travel (page maintained by UVa Parking and Transportation)
Rail travel, Amtrak
Rail travel, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional service (commuter trains between C’ville & DC)
Read It Again Sam bookstore (antiquarian and used)
Real Estate Agent Reviews, Zillow
Realtors, Charlottesville Area Association of
Recreational and Intramural Sports at U.Va.
Recruitment and Hiring at UVa, Office of Equal Opportunities Program
Region Ten (services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
Relay Foods (online grocer)
Religious and spiritual groups in Charlottesville
Relocation benefits
Relocation/moving expenses, reimbursement
Research Administration, Arts and Sciences
Research funding opportunities, internal
Research Office, School of Medicine
Research policies
Research, Engineering Pre-Award
Research, Office of Nursing
Research, Office of Sponsored Programs (ORP)
Research, Vice President for
Resources for faculty, provost’s office
Restaurants in greater Charlottesville (listed by types of food)
Retirement, Tax Deferred Savings Plan
Retirement option, Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
Retirement option, Virginia Retirement System (VRS) (Default plan, if not chosen within 60 days)
RideShare (cooperative venture of local area governments)
Riding, horseback
Rock Barn Pork Share (monthly shares of locally raised and butchered pork)
Roller derby
Running Shop, Ragged Mountain
Running, where in Charlottesville
Rural areas near C’ville, Blue Ridge Life magazine
Rural areas near C’ville, Fluvanna County
Rural areas near C’ville, Greene County
Rural areas near C’ville, Lake Anna
Rural areas near C’ville, Louisa County
Rural areas near C’ville, Nelson County

 

S
Salaries and bonuses
Salary equity study, faculty, 2014
Salary increases, 2015
Same-sex marriage benefits
Sciences, Humanities & Arts Network of Technological Initiatives (SHANTI)
School ratings article (C-Ville Weekly, newspaper)
School ratings, Zillow
School ratings, Great Schools. org
Schools, private
Schools, public (Charlottesville and surrounding counties)
Second Street Gallery
Shakespeare Theater, American (Staunton, VA)
SHANTI (Sciences, Humanities & Arts Network of Technological Initiatives)
Sharon Hostler Child Development Center (serves families of University Physicians Group (UPG) and Health System employees, first priority given to those with direct patient care responsibilities)
Shenandoah National Park – 24 miles from downtown Charlottesville
Sherando Lake
Shopping
Silverback Distillery
Skating, figure
Skiing (Massanutten Resort)
Skiing (Wintergreen Resort)
Slavery at the University, Commission on
Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center (City of Charlottesville)
Snowboarding (Wintergreen Resort)
Snowboarding (Massanuten Resort)
Social Bike Rides, Cville
Social Club, Outdoor Adventure
(The) Southern, Café and Music Hall
SPCA, Charlottesville Albemarle
Spiritual and religious groups in Charlottesville
Sponsored Programs, Office of
Sports and recreation for families
Sports and Social club, Charlottesville
Sports Tickets, UVa
Sports, Intramural and Recreational at U.Va.
Sports, see individual sports entries (e.g., running, swimming, etc.)
StatLab: Statistics and Data Analysis Consulting
STEM education workshop, Nucleus
STEM women, support (UVa CHARGE)
Stores
Story time for kids
Students and Student Affairs (Faculty Handbook)
Studio IX (private co-working, telecommuting space near downtown)
Substance addiction services, Region Ten (services for those with mental health, substance addiction, and intellectual disability needs for adults and children)
Summer employment and appointments
Swimming Beaches on local lakes
Swimming, ACAC (private fitness clubs)
Swimming, Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center

 

T
Tax Deferred Savings Program
Teaching program for new faculty--Ignite
Teaching Resource Center (now called Center for Teaching Excellence)
Teaching with Technology Summer Camp
Teaching, University Academy of
Tech start-up--Tom Tom Festival (innovation/start-up/history/culture)
Technology in the Humanities, Institute for Advanced
Technology services, central (Information Technology Services - ITS)
Technology Services, School of Medicine
Telecommuting and Teleworking, State of Virginia
Telecommuting, Studio IX (private co-working space near downtown)
Telecommuting, Workspace2.0 (UVa Research Park)
Television and other media  
Temporary Employment at UVa
Theater, American Shakespeare (Staunton, VA)
Theater, Jefferson (live music)
Theater, Live Arts (drama, dance, comedy, music and performance)
Theater, Paramount (world class performers)
Tickets, UVa Sports
Tom Tom Festival (innovation/start-up/history/culture)
Track Club, Charlottesville
Trail Runners, Charlottesville Area
Transit System, University (buses)
Trulia.com Charlottesville Apartments
Tubing, James River Reeling and Rafting  tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Tubing, James River Runners   tubing, kayaking, canoeing
Tubing, Rivanna River (maps and access)                                                                     

 

U
University Academy of Teaching
University-Related Organizations (Faculty Handbook)
University Services and Resources (Faculty Handbook)
University Transit System (UTS) (buses)
University of Virginia as UNESCO World Heritage site
Used bookstore, Blue Whale Books (antiquarian and used)
Used bookstore, The Book Room (new and used)
Used bookstore, Heartwood Books (antiquarian and used)
Used bookstore, Oakley’s Gently Used Books (antiquarian and used)
Used bookstore, Read It Again Sam (antiquarian and used)
UVa, Bike (Facebook page)
UVa BOX (Cloud-based storage & collaboration service)
UVa CHARGE (NSF ADVANCE program)
UVa CHARGE Enhancement Grants (for women faculty in STEM/SBS departments)
UVaCollab (centrally-supported online collaboration and learning environment (CLE) at UVa)
UVa Facts at a Glance
UVa FAQs
UVa for Kids and Families
UVa Libraries
UVa pools and gyms
UVa Pride listserv, subscribe to (LGBTQ)
UVa programs and activities for kids
UVa Sports Tickets

 

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Veterinarians in Yellow Pages
Veterinarians, Charlottesville Cat Care Clinic
Veterinarians, Emergency
Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity
Vice President for Research
Vineyards, Breweries & Cideries list
Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Virginia Beer Trail (lists and tracks trends, news, and events of all Virginia breweries)
Virginia Breweries
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Horses
Virginia Discovery Museum
Virginia Festival of the Book
Virginia festivals list
Virginia Film Festival
Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries
Virginia Horse Council
Virginia Polo
Virginia Wine (all wineries in state by region)
Virginia Wine Lover (magazine)
Voices of Diversity Web site
Volunteer Match Charlottesville

 

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Walking trails
Walks, Cville (meet-up)
Wellness program and benefits - HoosWell
What do faculty love about working at UVa?
Williamsburg, Colonial
Wine Lover, Virginia (magazine)
Wine Regions, “Best of” list (Huffington Post)
Wine Trail, Monticello
Wine, Virginia (all wineries in Virginia by region)
Wines, Virginia Award Winning (2013 article)
Winter sports (Virginia)
Wintergreen Resort (winter skiing, summer golf & tennis)
Wintergreen Summer Music Festival (symphonic and chamber music, a cultural and culinary adventure)
Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies
Women's Center
Women’s Leadership Council
Workspace2.0 (telecommuting space at UVa Research Park)

 

 

 

 

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