March 17, 2020

Here are some things to know about UVA's and UVA Engineering's novel coronavirus response.

  • Reminder for Faculty – By 5 p.m. today (March 17), faculty should have contacted all the students in their courses to give them all the information that’s available right now about how the courses will work come Thursday.
  • Reminder for Graduate and Undergraduate Students – The course withdrawal deadline has been extended to Thursday, March 19, at 11:59 p.m. See this message for new details about how to withdraw from a course.
  • Important Message from UVA ITS – “We are expecting high call volumes during this unprecedented time; please be patient. Priority phone support will be given via 924-HELP for faculty or students who are in an online class or attempting to connect to one that is starting soon. If you are in an online class or trying to join one, please use 434-924-HELP. If you are not in an online class, use any of our contact methods (chat, email, online) at"
  • Undergraduate Students, Let Us Know What You Need – If you have a learning need and haven’t yet responded to our survey, please do so ASAP. It will only take 60 seconds.

Where to Find and Keep Track of News and Information – UVA Engineering’s novel coronavirus web page archives our school mass e-mail communications related to COVID-19 and includes links to the University’s sites. You can find this page from the Engineering School’s homepage at We’ve also got a new blog with updates, news and tips: