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Intense. Rigorous. Focused. Unique. Engaging.

The University of Virginia's January Term is a university-wide initiative sponsored by the Office of the Vice President and Provost. The purpose of January Term is to provide students with unique opportunities: new courses that address topics of current interest, study abroad programs, undergraduate research seminars, and interdisciplinary courses. The intensive format of January Term classes encourages extensive student-faculty contact and allows students and faculty to immerse themselves in a subject.

January Term 2017

The College of Arts and Sciences, McIntire School of Commerce, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will offer more than thirty undergraduate courses in January Term 2017. Areas of study include Anthropology, Architecture, Biology, Classics, Drama, Commerce, Drama, Engineering (STS), English, Environmental Sciences, Global Developmental Studues, History, Italian, Math, Media Studies, Politics, Psychology, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies. On-Grounds January Term classes will meet January 3– 13, 2017. Registration for On-Grounds classes will begin at 7:00 AM on November 14, 2016 for third and fourth year UVa students and 7:00 AM on November 15, 2016 for all students.

Study Abroad January Term 2017

Sixteen study abroad programs will be offered in January Term 2017. The host countries for the programs are Argentina, Australia, Belize, Hong Kong & Singapore, India & the U.A.E., Ireland, Italy, The United Kingdom, Morocco & Ghana, Nicaragua, France, South Africa, St. Kitts & Nevis, and the Domincan Republic. Dates for January Term 2017 Study Abroad Programs vary by program. The application process for January Term study abroad programs is managed by the International Studies Office (ISO). The deadline for January Term study abroad program applications is October 1, 2016. Interested students must complete the online Education Abroad Workshop before initiating the application process.