Downtown Wise

What to Do in Wise

See Wise for Yourself

UVA Wise is located in the town of Wise, Virginia, in the southwest corner of the state. Visit campus and see for yourself what sets us apart. There’s plenty to see and do while you’re here.

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Directions and Parking

The campus is located at 1 College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293. We’re accessible by Highway 23, and the nearest airport is Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville, Tennessee.

Visitor parking is located in the boulevard between Crockett and Smiddy Hall. Visitor parking is also available in the McCraray Hall lot, located nearest to Crockett Hall.

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In Wise (a few minutes from campus)

In Norton (about 10 minutes from campus)

In Big Stone Gap (about 20 minutes from campus)

In St. Paul (about 30 minutes from campus)


On campus

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Virginia Flats
  • Smith Dining Commons
  • Books & Brew Cafe

Learn more about campus dining options.

Restaurants in Wise

Restaurants in Norton

Find more restaurants in Norton and the surrounding area.

Restaurants in Big Stone Gap


Culture, history and entertainment

Breweries and wineries


Outdoor recreation