July 8, 2013
New students are getting their first taste of what life will be like at the University of Virginia this fall.
More than 650 students and their parents are on grounds this week for summer orientation.
The new students will register for classes, and get to know each other before they return for the start of school in the fall.
"It's here where they get to hit the ground running to learn about the courses to learn how to get around grounds to learn different administrators at the university so that when they come in the fall they can get some of the mechanics out of the way at summer orientation so they can really spend time getting to know their roommates and getting familiar with grounds once they come in the fall," says Tabitha Enoch with the New Student Programs.
There will be a special session for international students in August.