The UVA Center for Community Partnerships is an office space anchored by The Equity Center and shared with the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Academic Outreach in the Provost Office; and Leadership of the Descendants of Enslaved Communities. In alignment with President Jim Ryan’s Good Neighbor Program, this office functions as a front door to UVA and meeting spaces can be reserved free of charge for organizations, businesses, and nonprofits working to benefit the Charlottesville regional community.
The University of Virginia Center for Community Partnerships is at 201 West Main Street, Suite 2. The office is across from Violet Crown. See picture for office door location (below).
The Equity Center manages three shared spaces, please read below for more details about the rooms and to request a reservation through our meeting space request form, pending availability.
We offer three meeting spaces for reservations:
Vinegar Hill: 3rd Floor, Capacity of 25-30 people, AV + Zoom room (zoom cameras built into TV's, wireless screensharing capability)
Starr Hill: 2nd Floor, Capacity of 10-12 people, AV Included with HDMI connection; Can zoom from your laptop, but cannot broadcast the room
Gospel Hill: 3rd Floor, Capacity of 10-12 people, AV Included with HDMI connection; Can zoom from your laptop, but cannot broadcast the room
Once you have completed the request form you will receive an email receipt from Smartsheet's with the details that you provided. Deric will then follow with a confirmation email that confirms that your reservation has been added to our space booking calendar.
The front door will be scheduled to unlock 30 minutes prior to and 30 minutes after any conference room booking/event at the Equity Center or Environmental Institute unless otherwise requested.
Call Caitlin at 434-960-7646 or Deric at 832-891-9672 if you arrive and the door is locked.
Omni Parking Lot
Water Street and Market Street Parking Garage (first hour is free) $2/hour after
Meter Lot (uses the Park Mobile app/kiosk)
Street Parking (2-hour limit)
Here is a slideshow that walks you through our space, and/or if you have any questions on how to get to the space and parking. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of our space, please contact our Operations Program Manager, Deric Childress Jr at email@example.com.