Supporting Students – Resources and Community Events for Students Across Grounds Following Sunday’s Tragedy

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Organizations across grounds are offering resources to students in the aftermath of the tragedy that occurred on Sunday night. Below are a list of compiled resources available to all students:

Drop-in counseling is available in Newcomb 164 on November 18th from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and November 19th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Therapy dogs are also located in Newcomb 164 on November 18th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and November 19th from 4 to 7 p.m.

Photo Courtesy of Sophie Kambour

CAPS has a 24/7 on call crisis helpline, which can be reached at (434) 243-5150. TimelyCare is available to all students, and can be accessed at

UVA Women’s Center also has counseling available by appointment on November 18th, 21st, and 22nd, which can be made by calling (434)-982-2252. There are also quiet spaces available, open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

1515 Student Center, the Multicultural Student Center, the Latinx Student Center and the LGBTQ Student Center are open and operating on normal hours, and are a place where students can gather and offer support to one another.

Along with the listed resources above, many CIOs are holding individual events to offer support to members. Up-to-date information on support available to students can also be found at on the UVA Student Affairs website, and at

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The Cavalier Marching Band is holding “Community Togetherness Through Music” on the South Lawn on November 18th at 7:15 p.m.

Students have organized a gathering at the student entrance of Scott Stadium for November 19th at 12 p.m. to sing the Good Old Song in honor of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry. 

UVA’s Annual Peer Health Educator 4th Year 5K has been changed to a Community of Care 4th Year 5K Walk/Run, beginning at 9 a.m. on November 19th. Proceeds from the event will go towards the victims and families of those affected by Sunday’s tragic events. 

UVA Barstool and UVA Chicks are selling T-shirts and sweatshirts in honor of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr., and D’Sean Perry, with 100% of the proceeds going towards their families. These items can be found on their respective instagram pages, @barstooluva and @UVAchicks

A memorial service for the victims will be held at John Paul Jones Arena Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The memorial will be open to the public and doors will open at 2:00 p.m. It will also be live streamed for those unable to attend in-person, and a live broadcast of the ceremony will be shown at Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church located at 105 Lankford Avenue. Overflow seating will be available at Klöckner Stadium (seating is outside) and in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium. A clear bag policy will also be in effect at all locations, and guests must be screened via walk-through and hand-held metal detectors before entering.



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