Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
UVA School of Architecture is committed to the ongoing project of democracy as both a right and a responsibility. We understand that universities play a fundamental role in guiding the formation of informed, respectful, collaborative, empathetic, and engaged planetary citizens. As a public university, we are committed to expanding access to education and professional development.
In the move to online instruction, along with the anticipation of an unconventional face-to-face classroom environment, it is easy to become overwhelmed and confused as to the best strategies to follow when preparing course content and setting student expectations.
Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, the primary focus of the COAA is to ensure accessibility for all to the academic experience at UVA, in particular members of the University community with disabilities. This is accomplished through a variety of approaches, including: