2019 PhD Visitors Weekend Schedule

This page is for students who have been admitted into the UVA Computer Science / CPE PhD program who will attend the events scheduled from February 21 - 24, 2019.


Thursday, Feb 21

5:00-6:30 PM | Diversity social event at LinkLab, all students welcome (casual dress)

6:30 PM | Department activities for dinner for recruits (CS Graduate Student Group)

 

Friday, Feb 22

8:00 AM | Hosts meet students at hotels, walk to Rotunda for breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 AM | Welcome Breakfast in Lower West Oval room in Rotunda

9:00 AM | Welcome speaker - Mark Hanson (Dome Room)

9:30 AM | Hosts meet recruits in Dome Room of Rotunda, walk to department activities

9:45 - 10:00 AM | Break

10:00-10:30 AM | Kevin Skadron (CS Department Chair)- Welcoming Remarks, Rice Hall 536

10:30-11:00 AM | Alf Weaver- Grad. Program Overview & Discussion, Rice Hall 536

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM | Q&A Round Table with Current Graduate Students - Rice Hall 536

12:15-1:15 | Lunch, Rice Hall 536

1:15 PM - 3:00 PM | Dept. Meetings w/ Faculty, Lab Tours, etc.

3:50 - 5:00 PM | Optional Historical Tour #2; meet on Lawn steps of Rotunda; hosts bring recruits to the lawn and return recruits to hotels and/or to dinner

5:00 PM | Department dinner (CSGSG)

7:00 - 10:00 PM | Graduate Student Mixer at CROZET PIZZA AT BUDDHIST BIKER BAR (Light refreshments & drink specials)

 

Saturday, Feb 23

8:30 AM | Hosts meet recruits at hotels, walk over to Rice Hall/T4 lot for bus pick up

9:00 AM | Breakfast for recruits and hosts (Bodo’s Bagels) in T4 parking lot

9:30 AM | Buses depart from T4 parking lot at Rice Hall

10:40 AM - 11:50 | Tours at Monticello

12:00 PM | Bus #1 will leave Monticello for Barboursville

12:15 PM | Bus #2 will leave Monticello for Barboursville

12:30 PM | Bus #3 will leave Monticello for Barboursville

12:45 PM | Bus #4 will leave Monticello for Barboursville

3:15 PM | Bus #1 leaves Barboursville for UVA T4 lot (other buses follow as students are ready)

Evening | Department dinner/activity tba

Notes:

  • Buses will be taking the recruits/hosts to Monticello and then Barboursville Vineyard and then back to UVA (T4 parking lot). Times are firm.
  • Recruits/hosts are asked to stay on the same buses throughout the day (The buses will have signs/numbers)
  • Travel from Monticello to Barboursville Vineyard: 37 min drive