Mission and Philosophy
The Office of African-American Affairs (OAAA) was established in 1976 as an integral part of the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Virginia. It is charged with the responsibility of assisting academic and non-academic units in meeting the challenges of service delivery to African-American students. MORE >
GradSTAR is an Office of African-American Affairs (OAAA) initiative to support African-American students’ academic excellence and to promote personal growth and involvement in all University activities and programs.
Nationally recognized for "exemplary practice in achieving campus diversity," the Peer Advisor Program was established by the University of Virginia's Office of African-American Affairs in 1984.
A commitment to preserving and disseminating information and ideas about the rich cultural heritage of African Americans and African people.
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BLACK ALUMNI WEEKEND 2019
April 5th-7th, 2019
Advocating from Our Perspective: Q&A with Black Student Leaders
Friday, April 5, 2019
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room
Current black student leaders at the University will share their experiences, discuss the current state of the community at UVA and answer alumni questions. Alumni are encouraged to submit questions to the Office of African-American Affairs prior to attending the session to ensure an engaging discussion. A reception will immediately follow.