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Day in the Life (DITL) - Community Service Learning




  • Important Dates & Reminders

    ACPS: Albemarle County & CCS: Charlottesville City

    Monday, Oct 3 & Tuesday, Oct 4
    UVA Fall Reading Days

    Friday, Oct 28
    Teacher Work Day for CCS & ACPS (No students)

    Monday Nov 7 & Tuesday, Nov 8
    Professional Development Days for CCS & ACPS (No students) 

    Wednesday, Nov. 23 - Friday, Nov 25
    Thanksgiving Holiday Break (UVA, Charlottesville & Albemarle)

    Tuesday, Dec 6 

    The last day UVA students may report to tutoring site for the semester.


What is DITL?

The Day in the Life Program (DITL) is a community-based initiative that addresses the disparity in academic performance among youth in Charlottesville & Albemarle County schools.  Through service-learning, UVA students provide classroom and homework assistance to locale K-12 students.

For College Credit:

Work in school classrooms, after-school programs, and community agencies to provide classroom and homework assistance through the following Curry courses.

Class & Section                  Class Name

EDHS 1100                          Introduction to Youth and Social Innovation

EDHS 2895                          Minding the Mind: Engaging Youth in Learning

EDHS 2995                          Change the World: Fdns of Community Engagement

EDHS 3200                          Introduction to Counseling Student Athletes

EDIS 2010                           Teaching as a Profession

EDIS 2880                           Field Experience

EDLF 3240                          Multicultural Education

For Community Service:

Earn community service hours by volunteering in our local schools and community agencies.

How do I get started?

To sign up, visit and attend a DITL Community Service Learning Information session, held at the beginning of each semester.

For additional information about the program, please contact us at or visit us in Ruffner Hall, suite 102.

Jane Mayhew Cook
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Office Hours: Mon – Fri (9:00 AM – 3:00 PM)
Curry School of Education
102 Ruffner Hall, Charlottesville, VA  22904
Phone: 434.924.0748 | Fax: 434.243.0565

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