Spaces for Flourishing

Get to know all the places and spaces around Grounds dedicated to supporting holistic student health, well-being, and flourishing.

The Contemplative Commons

Location: Emmet Street, adjacent to the Education School and Dell Pond
Opening Fall 2023

Innovative multipurpose complex at the heart of Grounds designed to accommodate a new model of higher education based on whole-student well-being, integrated academic, co-, and extracurricular activity, pan-University collaboration, and community engagement

IM-REC Sports Facilities

Location: Various

Numerous indoor and outdoor spaces across Grounds dedicated to fitness, competitive and recreational sports, outdoor adventure, exercise, and other physical activities and programming

Georges Student Center

Location: Clemons Library, 2nd Floor

Flexible meeting rooms, study spaces, and home to the University’s Total Advising Initiative and drop-in advising hours and workshops from dozens of offices

Multicultural Student Centers

Location: Newcomb Hall

Welcoming, inclusive, and safe physical spaces dedicated to community-based support, collaboration, and programming, including the LGBTQ Center, the Latinx Student Center, the Interfaith Student Center, and the Multicultural Student Center

Student Health and Wellness Building

Location: 550 Brandon Avenue

Newly upgraded and expanded home of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Medical Services, the Office of Health Promotion (OHP), the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC), the Student Health Office of Research Excellence (SHORE), the Gordie Center, UVA Kinesiology, and flexible spaces for wellbeing-related activities, opportunities, and student connection.

Resiliency Rooms

Location: Various UVA buildings

Resiliency rooms are part of a network of spaces on Grounds dedicated to relaxation and contemplation. They are open to all students, faculty, and staff at the University. Some of the spaces welcome community members. All are intended for quiet reflection or contemplative group activities, and are technology-free.

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