UVA Colonnade Club Offers Complimentary Memberships and Invites Faculty to Welcome Social

August 30, 2023 by

Colonnade Club Exterior

The Colonnade Club at UVA

The Colonnade Club is the University of Virginia’s faculty club. The goal of the club is to create connections between faculty and staff across Grounds, benefitting the University community and helping to create a greater sense of belonging.

Thanks to a generous grant from the UVA Alumni Board of Trustees, all newly-hired, full-time faculty receive a complimentary membership to the Colonnade Club for their first year at UVA. New faculty may activate their complimentary membership here.

In addition, faculty are invited to attend a social for all new faculty on August 31. Faculty may sign up to attend through this link.

Membership includes:

  • Social programming, such as the Openings party and Oktoberfest
  • Programming which highlights the arts, sciences, history and culture of UVA, such as a presentation by Professor John Edwin Mason on the Holsinger Studio Portrait Project and a talk by Professor Emeritus Richard Guy Wilson on Brooks Hall
  • Weekly treat “pop-ups” with various local vendors
  • Daily coffee and tea

Founded in 1907, the Colonnade Club is UVA’s Club for faculty, staff, and alumni. With over 1,000 members, the club provides a wide variety of opportunities to socialize, network, and create meaningful fellowship and community at the University. The Colonnade Club is considered one of the best location on Grounds for an an overnight stay in one of the eight well-appointed hotel rooms.

For more information, see the Colonnade Club promotional flyer.

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