In celebration of their academic achievement, student-athletes receiving their degrees are recognized each year by UVA Athletics Academic Affairs and the Virginia Athletics Foundation at an Honor Cord Presentation and Graduation Social.


3.102 Overall GPA – Highest Semester GPA since 2003
77 Earned Dean’s List
12 Student-athletes earned a 4.0 GPA
62.75% Of student-athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or better
350 Student-athletes were on the Athletics Honor Roll
86.59% 0f student-athletes earned a 2.5 GPA or better
17 Teams improved team GPA from Spring 2016
9 Teams earned the highest Spring semester GPA since 2003
137 Student-Athletes Graduated The Social is typically held the Friday before graduation for graduates and their families, coaches and supporting athletic staff.

Forty-four percent of Virginia’s 10,552 active Cavaliers for Life have made a gift to support Virginia Athletics in their lifetime.