About the Senate

The Staff Senate serves all academic division staff through open communication with our constituency so that we can represent staff interests to university leadership and ensure staff are an integral part of key decision-making.

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Hoos Making an Impact


UVA staff have the opportunity to make a significant impact at UVA through a new annual competition, “Hoos Making an Impact,” by submitting innovative ideas that will help streamline or improve a process at UVA. This year’s theme is sustainability. The competition is hosted by the Staff Senate in partnership with the President's Office to cultivate staff success across UVA Grounds in alignment with the University’s 2030 Strategic Plan.

Competition Details

News & Events

The open enrollment website will launch on September 7. Dates you can change your benefits for plan year 2023 are October 3 - 14, 2022. More detailed information will be coming soon.

The Staff Senate is holding elections the week of June 13, 2022. Please be sure to vote when you receive the ballot for your unit. 

Learn more about what the Senate is working on to help support staff well-being at UVA.

Meetings & Minutes

| 1 PM - 2:30 PM
Carruthers Hall (CARR 1 & 2) or Zoom
| 2:30 PM - 4 PM
Carruthers Hall (CARR 1) or Zoom
| 1 PM - 2:30 PM
Carruthers Hall (CARR 1 & 2) or Zoom

On behalf of the Staff Senate at the University of Virginia and those we represent, we affirm our commitment to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, tolerance, and respect for all persons. We condemn discrimination — whether based on race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability — and state unequivocally that the mistreatment of any person or group has no place at the University of Virginia.