The School of Data Science Office of Student Affairs offers robust academic, social, career, and other services to support the success of students in the School's programs. In addition to this support, the School of Data Science partners with and/or hosts multiple targeted programs to highlight additional opportunities for student excellence and affirmation.
The Public Service Pathways program is designed to help undergraduate students at UVA connect to public service as a personal commitment, a lifelong practice, or even a career. Pathways is designed to help students get the knowledge, experiences, and career guidance they need to make positive change in the lives of others. Through the Pathways program, students choose from a mix of internships, research and service opportunities, mentoring, and alumni connections to expand on their academic interests and plan for their future.
Community for Opportunities in Research Excellence (CORE) Scholars are undergraduate UVA students who have a passion for science, are dedicated to making a positive difference in the world, and are committed to fostering inclusive excellence in STEM education.
Women in Data Science (WiDS) Charlottesville features women doing outstanding work in data science but welcomes all genders to attend and engage. It is an independent event that is organized by the School of Data Science as part of the annual WiDS Worldwide Conference. First hosted by Stanford University in 2015, the conference has now grown to nearly 200 events worldwide in more than 50 countries.