Video: How to Speak UVA

It's called "Grounds," not "campus." Always use "first-year" instead of "freshman."

The University of Virginia has its own particular language. For the University's incoming first-year students - or anyone who's curious - here's a video guide to some of the local lingo, put together as part of the #ReachHigher social media campaign to congratulate and welcome incoming students. 


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