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Counselors

Welcome! Counselors, advisors, and secondary educators are integral to the college admissions process. We’re grateful for the work you do in preparing each of your students for this challenging and exciting time in their lives. Our website includes information about U.Va.’s academic, extracurricular, and research programs, as well as our admissions requirements. Below, you can quickly access the information that we hope will be most helpful to you.

In addition, we are always willing to speak with guidance counselors about college admissions issues. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Submitting Documents and Forms

If possible, counselors should submit school documents and forms such as school reports, transcripts, school profiles, and letters of recommendation via the Common Application's counselor portal.

Teachers and instructors should also submit letters of recommendation via the Common Application's counselor portal.

If you do not have access to the Common Application's online school forms system, you may certainly submit any and all documents and forms to:

U.Va. Office of Undergraduate Admission
P.O. Box 400160
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Application Help

Quick links for counselors and students on the application process:

Financial Aid and Scholarship Links

The University of Virginia is ranked #3 for “best value” among public colleges in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. With AccessUVA, the University’s innovative financial aid program, U.Va. is accessible, affordable, and possible. Read more using the links below:

Outreach

The Outreach Office, a resource within the Admission Office, assists students from underrepresented groups with the admission process. Please visit Outreach’s Counselor Package to learn more about the services available through the Outreach Office.

Visiting U.Va.

  • The best way to get to know the University of Virginia is to visit.
  • Our admission office hosts evening programs in cities across the country. Check our schedule to see if we’ll be in your neck of the woods!