The McIntire School's Commerce Cohort program engages and supports high-achieving, high-need UVA first-years with academic mentorship, career preparation, and personal development through sessions on the practical study and employment skills, critical analysis, self-reflection, and communication—all conducted through a business lens. Funded by alumni and corporate support and managed by McIntire’s Office of Undergraduate Admission, the Cohort aims to increase applications to the B.S. in Commerce Program from a diverse set of students, ensuring that future class profiles reflect McIntire’s ongoing mission to foster an inclusive community.
The Cohort supports students by providing:
Academic and career exploration opportunities
Increased knowledge of the McIntire experience
Personal and professional goal-setting activities
Connection to other first-years and the McIntire community