Engineering undergraduates are supported through an array of student support services including peer-to-peer tutoring, professional academic coaching, access to mental health support, and dedicated advising
UVA Office of Dean of Students has an embedded assistant dean of students in the Engineering School, specializing in supporting students in crisis as well as connecting students with University resources.
UVA Engineering hosts two counselors from UVA's Counseling and Psychological Services team to support students with anxiety, depression, relationship and family concerns, healthy living and positive body image, multicultural issues, trauma and grief.
TIMELYCARE offers 12 FREE scheduled telehealth counseling visits with a licensed mental health provider to all students who have paid comprehensive health fees with their tuition (no insurance needed). TalkNow, an additional service through TimelyCare, connects students with a mental health professional any time of day, either by phone or video.
Financial Resources and Scholarships for Current Undergraduates
Currently enrolled full-time engineering students are eligible for a number of scholarship opportunities including a hardship scholarship and other endowed scholarships. UVA Engineers have access to additional financial support including the food pantry, Hoos Helping Hoos and textbook access program.
Courtney MacMasters is the accessibility specialist for the School of Engineering from the UVA Student Disability Access Center. Students are encouraged to submit an application (please indicate you are in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, so you will be assigned to Courtney as your advisor). After submitting an application, students can also email Courtney directly (firstname.lastname@example.org) or stop by her office on the first floor of the Thornton Hall A wing, across from the Dean's Office.