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    University of Virginia
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Graduate Record 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

School of Continuing and Professional Studies


About Information  Programs/Courses  Faculty 

History

Thomas Jefferson envisioned that his University of Virginia would prepare the young citizens of the Commonwealth and the nation to pursue productive careers in public service, agriculture and commerce. Since its founding, the University has educated students in a residential setting designed by Jefferson himself. 

By 1915, however, it became apparent that the Founder’s vision extended to students who were not able to study and learn in Charlottesville. Therefore, a “Bureau of Extension” was organized to provide outstanding public service and continuing and professional studies programs to the citizens of Virginia and the nation.

Today, the University of Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies annually serves thousands of nontraditional adult learners in credit and non-credit courses of study, as well as degree and certificate programs. The School creates opportunities for non-traditional students to study and learn with distinguished faculty across a number of academic disciplines on Grounds and across the Commonwealth. While some programs of study are focused on applied studies, SCPS students are also exposed to the traditional disciplines which serve as the foundation for all learning and scholarship.

On Grounds

The administrative and primary academic programming offices of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies are housed in Zehmer Hall. Zehmer Hall also functions as a nonresidential center for conferences, seminars, workshops, and as a classroom building for degrees and courses offered in the Charlottesville region.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Academic and Administrative Offices in Charlottesville

Billy K. Cannaday, Jr. B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., Dean and Vice Provost for Academic Outreach
Zehmer Hall
104 Midmont Lane
P.O. Box 400764
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4764
(434) 982-5206 Fax: (434) 982-5550

Steven E. Laymon, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Services
(434)982-5338 Fax: (434) 982-5550

Cynthia C. Reed, B.A., M.B.A., Associate Dean for Administration
(434) 982-5207 Fax: (434) 982-5550

Off Grounds

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies has Academic Centers located in Abingdon, Charlottesville, Falls Church, Newport News, Richmond, and Roanoke, as well as the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico.