Old Cabell Hall

Go From Knowing To Doing


Catalyst is an undergraduate program offering a high-impact portfolio of courses, skills, and experiences designed to help you flourish in the world of work after graduation.

 

Our spring application cycle will begin February 1st, 2023

 

Go From Knowing To Doing


Catalyst is an undergraduate program offering a high-impact portfolio of courses, skills, and experiences designed to help you flourish in the world of work after graduation.

 

Our spring application cycle will begin February 1st, 2023

 

Old Cabell Hall

UVA Catalyst

November 7, 2021 -- artsci

Go From Knowing To Doing


Catalyst is an undergraduate program offering a high-impact portfolio of courses, skills, and experiences designed to help you flourish in the world of work after graduation.

 

Our spring application cycle will begin February 1st, 2023

 

Catalyst is a career readiness and civic engagement program. Our focus is on building direct connections between your undergraduate education and your life beyond college. Our program is designed to address four priorities:

•Maximizing your initial success on the job market through research-supported high-impact practices including skills-building, professionalization, career exploration, and applied work experiences.
 
•Giving you the tools to thrive within your chosen career from the first job onward by building on the strengths of your broader A&S education in our focused core courses addressing real-world critical thinking, analysis, and decision-making; and the complex skills and habits of leadership and collaboration.
 
•Helping you effectively translate and apply the intellectual outcomes of your ongoing UVA education towards long-term positive impact on your career and life through reflective academic engagement and mentorship.
 
•Enabling you to build the self-knowledge, ethical judgment, and stable economic foundation required to embrace UVA’s vision of service to the common good as a civic leader and community member.

 

Please explore our Overview, Curriculum, and FAQ pages for more specific information.