Virginia Law Families
This organization provides support to and promotes the interests of those students facing the challenges of attending law school while raising children. The group promotes social interaction and information sharing among interested persons, including both current and prospective parents. Issues of specific concern include child care, medical resources, and family activities or community events, with particular emphasis on low-cost options to help those on a tight budget. VLF also supports the law school admissions staff by encouraging individuals with families to apply for admissions and attend the University of Virginia School of Law and by serving as an information resource for potential attendees.
UVA Dean of Students
The Office of the Dean of Students offers general assistance to students on questions related to student life.
This local weekly website and print magazine is dedicated to making parenting easier and growing up fun for families in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area. It includes a calendar of family-friendly events, feature articles on parenting, resource guides, discussion forums, school information and more.
International Studies Family Handbook
The International Studies site, designed for international students, has useful information on eligibility and application materials regarding F-2 or J-2 status.