Black Alumni Weekend

Over 1,200 alumni and guests came back together on Grounds this weekend—thank you for making the return of BAW so joyful! We hope you had a memorable weekend with friends and family.

Weekend Photos Saturday Night Photo Booth Photos

Our Partners

Thank you to our Alumni Association and University partners for their thoughtful collaboration on Black Alumni Weekend 2022.


Ways to Give

There are various opportunities to provide financial support to Black students at UVA.

  • The Ridley Scholarship Program: Supporting merit-based scholarships for exceptional Black students. To maximize what we can do for our Ridley Scholars and alumni, we are proud to announce a fundraising competition raising money for the Ridley Scholarship Program, lasting until June 30! Join the competition.
  • Ravenell “Ricky” Keller III Study Abroad Scholarship: Providing talented Black students with financial support for study abroad experiences.
  • Alumni Association Scholarships: Offering a variety of custom scholarships for Black students who demonstrate financial need.
  • The Alumni Association Annual Fund: Providing flexibility for the Alumni Association to connect, serve, inform and invest in our community. We want to be responsive to your ideas and interests, and resources from the Annual Fund allow the Alumni Association to pursue new ventures and adapt current ones to benefit alumni, students and the University.

Black Alumni Weekend was brought to you by:

Devils Backbone Brewing Company

Hot & Cool Cafe

The Ridley: Black-Owned Experiential Southern Cuisine & Crafted Cocktails

UVA Bookstore