January Term 2020 Overview

Domestic J-Term 2020 includes courses in Anthropology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Classics, Drama, English, Engineering,  Environmental Sciences, Global Studies, History, Italian, Math, Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Culture, Politics, Public Policy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, & Society, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sociology, Statistics, Systems Engineering, and Women & Gender Studies. Most courses are based in Charlottesville, but many include travel components within the US.

January Term 2020

Dates: January 2 - 11, 2020.  
Please note that January Term courses will meet on Saturday, January 4 as well as Saturday, January 11.

Enrollment Dates

Monday, November 11th for 3rd & 4th years
Friday, November 15th for all other current UVA students.
Last day to enroll online is January 1

Course Proposal Form

Faculty and Advanced Graduate Students may propose a course for a domestic January Term offering by completing this form.  Send completed form to januaryterm@virginia.edu. 

Information regarding Study Abroad Program Proposals may be found at this link.


"J-Term is awesome, you get to really concentrate on one class...its a nice transition to the Spring semester."

- J-term Student