At a Glance

Image of Virginia state Capitol building
Virginia State Capitol (photo credit: Dave Ress, Richmond Times-Dispatch)

The Office of State Government Relations (SGR) monitors legislative issues and activities in Richmond and communicates information to appropriate University officials. SGR has designated staff in both Charlottesville and Richmond, and the two offices work closely together. The SGR team supports the University's mission and goals by:

  • Representing the University's position on state government issues to state officials
  • Serving as a liaison between the University and state officials/agencies
  • Monitoring and tracking legislative and state issues affecting the University and higher education
  • Advancing the University’s legislative, operating, and capital priorities
  • Communicating information to University officials and the community on significant state and legislative matters
  • Educating the University community about state relations

Organization & Contact Information


State Government Relations represents the University’s legislative, operating, and capital priorities to advance the University and enhance its contributions to the Commonwealth and the nation.


To align advocacy and collaboration with state and institutional priorities for the optimal benefit to the University and the Commonwealth.

Events & Important Dates

2024 Key Dates

Key Dates for the 2024 General Assembly Session

2023 UVA Legislative Forum

Tuesday, November 28
Regional legislators shared their perspectives about the upcoming 2024 Virginia General Assembly session


Quick Links

Virginia General Assembly

Connect to information about the House of Delegates, Senate of Virginia, state budget, and more. 

Legislative Information System (LIS)

Get session information, use searchable databases, track a bill, and explore other resources.