Even though students do not apply to the McIntire School until their second year, prospective students are encouraged to learn as much as possible about the School, business industries, career possibilities, and the application process before they apply. There are many ways to get involved at McIntire:
Keeping Up with Comm: Newsletter and Blog
Prospective students at all stages in their academic career are encouraged to sign up for the Keeping Up with Comm: B.S. in Commerce newsletter for information on admission, the application process, events of interest, and career development opportunities.
Visit the Keeping Up with Comm: B.S. in Commerce blog to get a student's perspective and advice from the Undergraduate Admission team.
General Information Sessions: Fridays at 1 p.m.
For general information about the B.S. in Commerce curriculum, McIntire resources, and admissions information, attend an information session Fridays at 1 p.m., followed by a McIntire Ambassador-led tour 1:45-2:30 p.m. Prospective and current students are welcome to attend.
General information sessions commence Jan. 26, 2018, for the spring 2018 semester.
Student-Led Tours of McIntire: Mondays at 1 p.m. and Fridays at 1:45 p.m.
Each Monday and Friday, the McIntire School of Commerce offers 30-minute guided tours to prospective students and their families. We invite current UVA students as well as prospective transfer and high school students interested in business to join the tours and learn more about our curriculum and life at the Commerce School. Registration is required.
Walk-In Advising for UVA Students Interested in Commerce
The McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission offers walk-in advising for current UVA students interested in McIntire's B.S. in Commerce Program. During walk-in advising, students can have a one-on-one conversation about the prerequisites and their own schedule, the admissions process, and the Commerce curriculum. An Admissions team member looks forward to meeting you to answer questions about your own path to McIntire.
Walk-In Advising Hours
Tuesdays, 2- 4 p.m.
Wednesdays, noon-2 p.m.
Thursdays, 3-5 p.m.
Walk-in advising takes place in the McIntire Office of Undergraduate Admission, Rouss & Robertson Halls, Suite 142.
Can't come by during these times? E-mail CommerceAdmissions@virginia.edu or call 434-924-3865 to make an appointment.
Student Organizations: Open to Prospective Students
Prospective Commerce students can join a number of Commerce-related student organizations. Involvement helps build teamwork and communication skills as well as helps students learn more about what business means and how they can make an impact in business as a UVA student. Commerce-related student organizations offer an exciting and hands-on experience in a wide variety of industries, including accounting, advertising, marketing, investment management, and consulting,
During the 2016-2017 school year, 59.3% of Commerce students reported they were involved in a Commerce-related student organization. Nearly 700 students on Grounds are involved in a Commerce-related student organization, and 80% of these students are either McIntire students or prospective Commerce students. Get involved today to learn about the School, commerce, and a variety of business opportunities and industries.