Situated in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is a sophisticated small city with small town flavor only an hour from the state capital in Richmond and just two hours from Washington, DC. Numerous national rankings in recent years have recognized its charms rating it as a “best place to live.” Direct flights, rail and bus links, and interstate highways link Charlottesville to major cities.
Once home to three founding father Presidents (#3 Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, #4 James Madison at Montpelier, and #5 James Monroe at Ashlawn-Highlands), the City also claims two World Heritage sites: Monticello and the University of Virginia. Outdoor lovers will find many recreation options in the area. Home of the Dave Matthews Band, the area’s cultural events include annual book and film festivals, the Charlottesville University Symphony Orchestra, opera, bluegrass, live theater and a broad spectrum of entertainment offerings at the John Paul Jones Arena.
The School of Nursing is located in McLeod Hall and the Claude Moore Nursing Education Building on the Health System region of University: UVA Web Map. Both buildings are open from 8am – 5pm every weekday, with some extended hours during the school year for special events.