Physics at Virginia

Undergraduate Program Information

The undergraduate physics program at the University of Virginia provides offerings that range from exciting general education courses suitable for any student to highly advanced classes that can prepare you for the most demanding physics graduate studies. Use the links below to find information about majoring in physics, about the various courses we offer, and about other opportunities in the department.

If you are ready to declare a physics major or minor, please fill out this form to start the process. 

If you prefer a pdf version of the degree requirements documentation, see here.


Director of Undergraduate Program (DUP): Cass Sackett

  • Program questions
  • Transfer course approval

Physics Program Coordinator: physics@virginia.edu

  • General inquiries
  • Arrange a visit


Astronomy Advisor: Steve Majewski

  • Astronomy/Physics program

Physics Advisors:

  • Academic questions
  • Course advising


UVa Resources

Exploring the University and Charlottesville 

UVa Undergraduate Student Guide


Physics Department

Office: Room 101, Jesse Beams Laboratory Physics
Mailing Address: 382 McCormick Road, PO Box 400714, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4714
Phone: 434-924-3781