Library at dusk

Campus Facilities

Discover all that our modern, beautiful campus has to offer.

David J. Prior Convocation Center

Cheer on the Cavaliers in Division II basketball or volleyball, attend a concert, or celebrate commencement. The $30 million, 78,000 square-foot athletic facility also houses the Bookstore retail shop, concession stands, and an outdoor patio. The Convocation Center can seat up to 3,600 people and hosts a wide variety of performances, competitions, and conventions.

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Winston Ely Health & Wellness Center

Wellness Center outdoors

Pursue physical health and fitness at our state-of-the-art Wellness Center. Take a group fitness class or work out with top-of-the-line equipment. Wellness passes are available for students, employees, alumni, and community members. The facility was made possible by an $8.3 million gift from the Richard and Leslie Gilliam Foundation.

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C. Bascom Slemp Student Center

Students studying in groups

The hub of campus life, the C. Bascom Slemp Student Center houses meeting areas, Chick-fil-A, the Bookstore, recreational space, the campus post office, and much more. The $10.9 million, 46,234 square-foot building was named for C. Bascom Slemp, former U.S. congressman and secretary to President Calvin Coolidge.

To reserve space at the Slemp Student Center, visit the Wellness Center website or contact Julie Scott.

Carl Smith Stadium

Stadium from drone shot

Enjoy a game and cheer on the Cavaliers at the Carl Smith Stadium, christened in 1999 by a 49-19 victory over West Virginia Tech. Opened with a $5 million gift from UVA alum Carl Smith, the stadium continues to add new features and facilities and welcome fans from campus and the surrounding community.

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Library at sunset

A lively and inviting place to study, research, and collaborate, the library is a $37 million facility with 68,000 square feet over six floors. Along with a robust collection of print and online material, the library includes a formal reading room, a special collections area, ”Smart Group” classrooms, 12 collaborative study rooms, computers, WiFi, and a 24-hour study space. The library also houses the Books & Brew Café, serving sandwiches and beverages daily.

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Campus Housing

View from lake of residence hall

Find your new home on campus at our welcoming residence halls. With six halls and several residential communities, you can find the perfect place to build new friendships and connect with campus. During your first year, you will live with a roommate in a traditional double-occupancy room, and then in your upper-class years, you can choose from a range of suite- and apartment-style housing options, all with convenient access to campus and a strong sense of community.

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Hunter Smith Dining Commons

Student in cafeteria

Grab a meal with friends at the Smith Dining Commons, offering plenty of convenient, healthy, and delicious menu options. Virginia Flats, on the lower level of the Dining Commons, also offers artisan flatbreads, chicken wings and grilled subs or sandwiches for a quick meal on the go.

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Greear Gym and Pool


The gym offers open gym hours to play volleyball, soccer, basketball and more. The pool can be used for water aerobics and open swim.

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To inquire about renting space on campus for a meeting, party or conference contact Julie Scott at To inquire about rentals for Greear Pool contact