Student Groups, Clubs, & Activities

Connect with fellow students through shared interests in self-care, social justice, environmental sustainability, and more.

Exercise & Fitness

The Barbell Club at UVA
Gym community for weightlifting, powerlifting, and bodybuilding at UVA

Changing Health Attitudes & Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG)
UVA chapter of health + fitness community on 115+ college campuses with a mission “to liberate people from the elliptical + show them that fitness can [+ should!] be fun by trying new workouts every week”

Outdoors at UVA
Student and community-member organization enjoys outdoor activities “while promoting safety and environmental preservation, giving back and developing leadership skills”

Mindfulness & Yoga

Bhakti Yoga Club
Student organization “established in order to unite spirituality and sustainability”

Hereford Residential College 
UVA residential college emphasizing well-being through mindfulness, social awareness, and sustainability

Student organization with a mission “to foster a higher degree of mindfulness and healthy living in the UVA community, one breath at a time”

Student organization bringing “mindfulness and movement to the UVA community”

Multicultural Connection and Support

Black Student Alliance
“Represents the social and political concerns of the African-American student body”

Black Student-Athletes Offering Service and Support
“Organization designed to provide the opportunity for unity among Black Student-Athletes at the University of Virginia”

Queer Student Union
“Seeks to cultivate a community where students can be their authentic selves, educate about LGBTQ+ history, and advocate for that community to the rest of the University”

Nature and Sustainability

Environmental Justice Collective 
“Strives to provide a safe space for students of color and the larger UVA community to discuss environmental injustice in the United States and globally

Greens to Grounds 
Seeks to provide UVA students, faculty, and staff access to fresh, seasonal, and local food while supporting local farmers and artisans

Morven Kitchen Garden
“Where UVA students learn, lead, and connect through sustainably growing food”

UVA EcoNetwork
A “student platform run by the Student Council Sustainability Committee to “exchange information, work through challenges, and connect those involved in making our University and world more sustainable”

Social Justice and Service

Active Minds @ UVA 
“Organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses”

Alternative Spring Break
Organizes charitable service projects for students during UVA spring break 

Best Buddies at UVA
Organization “committed to promoting social inclusion and equal opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities”

Challah for Hunger
Students gather to make and sell challah with proceeds going to social justice causes

International Justice Mission @ UVA
“University chapter of human rights agency “dedicated to securing justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression in response to the biblical call to justice”

Social Entrepreneurship @ UVA 
“Committed to solving the major challenges facing the planet today”

More Ways to Connect

UVA Arts
Opportunities for creative and performing arts expression and appreication

Student Affairs calendar and newsletter that lists various events and activities around Grounds

Career Center’s Student Organizations list
Student organizations categorized by relevance to career-related interests and skills, such as Public Service and Government; Creative Arts, Media, and Design; and Education, Counseling, and Youth Development

University Programs Council
“Student-run programming board provides students and other members of the University and Charlottesville communities with a wide variety of entertaining and educational activities and events”

UVA’s student engagement hub and platform for getting involved with student organizations and events

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