Communities and Culture

Check out the information below for majors, events, and other opportunities to help you pursue your academic and career interests.

Resources

Go Global in Charlottesville!

You don’t have to leave the UVA community to find “Global” – it’s here 365 days a year. Check out …

Center for American English, Language, and Culture

CAELC offers English as a Second Language services at the University.

Public Service and Government Career Community

The Career Center’s public service and government community helps students explore industry basics, learn about applying and interviewing, find opportunities, …

Education, Counseling, and Youth Development Career Community

The education, counseling, and youth development community helps students explore industry basics, learn about applying and interviewing, find opportunities, and …

Language Commons

Spaces and resources for language learning.

Program: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL certificate)

The UVA TESOL Certificate will appeal primarily to students in linguistics, foreign language, and other humanities majors, but the Certificate …

Explore Academics

Major: Sociology

Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Sociological inquiry …

Major: Linguistics

The study of language as a specialized communicative system with its own distinctive principles of structure and patterning.

Major: Women, Gender & Sexuality

The study of gender and sexualities with an emphasis on transnational perspectives.