Student Affinity Groups

The purpose of the Black Graduate and Professional Student Organization is to cultivate community within the University of Virginia to ultimately lead to the academic achievement of our student members.
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The Latinx Graduate Student Alliance is committed to cultivating an inclusive, supportive, and empowering community for Latinx graduate students at UVA
Shades of Sisterhood (SOS)
The purpose of Shades of Sisterhood (SOS) is to create and encourage community between Female Graduate and Professional students within the Black Diaspora across UVa's grounds.
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The Organization for UnderRepresented Students (OURS) is focused on providing a safe space for Ph.D. students from underrepresented backgrounds to come together and discuss the unique challenges we face.