UVA Undergraduate Volunteers

Undergraduate students at UVA have two options for volunteering. You can volunteer through Madison House for the academic year or through this office for the summer months.

Option 1: Volunteer During the Academic Year

We partner with Madison House, the UVA student volunteer center, to offer volunteer placements through the Medical Services (MedServices) Program during the academic year.

  • Required Service: 3-hour weekly shifts while classes are in session (September-May)
  • When to Apply: At the beginning of the academic year
  • How to Apply: Sign up through Madison House

Option 2: Volunteer During the Summer

The Summer Program is still tentative. Check back in mid-March for updates.

Summer volunteering occurs from May through August. Learn about getting involved during the summer.

Visitor Guidelines

Clinics & COVID-19 Patients: No Visitors 

For adult clinic appointments or those in the hospital with COVID-19:

  • No one can come with you into clinic buildings
  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions 

In Hospital, ED, & Procedures: 1 Visitor

For adults in the hospital, emergency department, or having medical procedures:

  • Only 1 visitor allowed at a time
  • Two visitors can be designated
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions

Virtual Options: Connect From a Distance

When you can't visit in person, you can still:

Visitor Guidelines

Clinics & COVID-19 Patients: No Visitors 

For adult clinic appointments or those in the hospital with COVID-19:

  • No one can come with you into clinic buildings
  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions 

In Hospital, ED, & Procedures: 1 Visitor

For adults in the hospital, emergency department, or having medical procedures:

  • Only 1 visitor allowed at a time
  • Two visitors can be designated
  • The care team can allow standard exceptions

Virtual Options: Connect From a Distance

When you can't visit in person, you can still: