• J-Term engineering students visit NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
  • In addition to visits to various companies, students in Consumers & Markets in India explored the Agra Red Fort.
  • Students in Virginia Government & Politics had an opportunity to meet Governor McAuliffe after the State of the Commonwealth Address
  • Using Moot Supreme Courts, students explore issues of copyrights and patents for numerous fields of engineering in STS 2160, Intellectual Property, Engineering & Society.
  • Students in the Politics of Food learn about sustainable agricultural practices from Joel Salatin on a trip to Polyface Farm.

January Term 2016

Domestic J-Term 2016 courses include in Anthropology, Art, Commerce, Drama, Economics, English, Engineering,  Environmental Sciences, Global Development Studies, History, Math, Media Studies, Politics, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sociology,  Spanish, and Women & Gender Studies. Most courses are based in Charlottesville, but many have travel components within the US.  Click on the course subject for detailed descriptions.

Study Abroad January Term 2016

2016 Session Dates

On-Grounds January Term Courses January 4 - 15, 2016

Study Abroad January Term Dates vary by program 

Third- and fourth-year students may register for January Term on November 19.

All other students may begin registration at 7:00 a.m. November 20.