Youth-Nex Faculty and Staff Resources
Crystal Haislip – HR, Research Support & Tech – email@example.com – Ruffner 216
Martha Pullen – Purchasing, Reimbursements & Admin – firstname.lastname@example.org – Ruffner 225
Leslie Booren – Communications & Marketing – email@example.com – Ruffner 225
Youth-Nex Main Office (Ruffner 225)
This is an administrative office for staff and common space for everyone affiliated with Youth-Nex. Please do not leave Ruffner 225 unlocked outside the 8-5 PM business hours. This is best practice for safety of computers, equipment, and personal belongings. If you need a key to Ruffner 225, please email Crystal.
Faculty and staff mailboxes are located within this office. We also have a microwave, small refrigerator, water cooler, and Keurig coffee maker. These items are available for use by all students, faculty, and staff.
- Please be mindful of the administrative staff when using this space.
- Please make sure you remove food from the fridge on a weekly basis.
- Please keep the coffee station, microwave and fridge tidy by cleaning up leaks and spills immediately.
- Please do not use the microwave & Keurig at the same time – they will blow a fuse, the entire office will lose power, and facilities management must reset the fuse.
Kitchens are also located on the 1st and 3rd floors of Ruffner Hall and the 1st floor of Bavaro Hall.
Youth-Nex Lab (Ruffner 227)
This is the main area for students to work on Youth-Nex projects. Please do not leave Ruffner 227 unlocked. This is best practice for safety of computers, personal belongings and sensitive data that may be stored in the lab. Please note that there are times when this space might be used for lab meetings, brown bag lunches, etc.
If you need a key to Ruffner 227, please email Crystal.
Youth-Nex, University of Virginia
PO Box 400281
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4281
Youth-Nex, Curry School of Education
University of Virginia
405 Emmet Street South
Ruffner Hall, Room 225
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Office Phones and Fax
On-Grounds: Dial the 5-digit extension (2-xxxx, 3-xxxx, 4-xxxx or 7-xxxx)
Off-Grounds: Dial “9” + seven-digit local telephone number
Long distance (US/Canada): Dial 9 + 1+ area code + the seven-digit number of the party you are calling.
Long Distance (International): You must enter a Forced Authorization Code (FAC) to dial internationally. If you need to make International calls frequently and need a FAC, please email Crystal.
Conference Room phones are described in further detail below.
Youth-Nex Fax number
Room: Ruffner Hall 225
Curry School - Educational Technologies Office (ETO)
The ETO provides technology support to the academic and research endeavors of the Curry School. It also provides Curry faculty, staff and researchers with equipment, network services, software, as well as other technical recommendations and support. Additionally, through the ETO, equipment may be checked out for Curry staff, faculty, researchers and eligible students.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm
Room: Ruffner Hall 121
- For urgent requests, please call the ETO Help Desk at 434-924-7086.
- For all other needs, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc: email@example.com.
Please note that the ETO cannot assist with personal machines of faculty, staff, or students.
University of Virginia – Information Technology Services (ITS)
ITS is available to address technological needs of the entire University.
Login Links – this is a great page to bookmark in your browser as it has most, if not all, of the UVA Logins that you will need daily.
2-Step Login (Duo)
All UVA students, faculty, and staff (excluding Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center employees) are required to enroll in 2-Step Login (Duo) to access NetBadge-protected resources.
How to Enroll in 2-Step Login (Duo) Please make sure you set up multiple approval routes to ensure your ability to access our required systems.
Network Printing / Copying / Scanning
Network printing at Curry is managed by ETO. There are several printers/copiers/scanners located throughout Ruffner and Bavaro. You will need to be set up with access codes, but you can print/copy/scan on any of the machines listed below once you have a code. These codes are specific to projects within Youth-Nex and should be used accordingly.
If you have questions about this process or if you need to add/update access codes, please email Crystal.
Instructions for printing/copying/scanning are provided in each of these locations.
All faculty and staff are listed in the Curry Directory and entries include a photo, degree information, a short bio, and a link to your CV as well as your contact information.
Web: Curry Directory
If you have questions or wish to make updates to your Curry directory entry, please email Leslie.
USPS mail and Messenger mail can be left in the mailbox labeled “Outgoing Mail” in Ruffner 225. Stamped mail can be placed in the outgoing mailbox. Project specific unstamped USPS mail will require a billing cover sheet allocated to a specific Youth-Nex project. If you need a cover sheet, please email Martha.
You will have an assigned mailbox in the YN Main Office, Ruffner Hall 225. If you are a faculty member or research associate, you will also have a mailbox in the main office of your affiliated department.
Meeting rooms in Ruffner Hall and Bavaro Hall support Curry School of Education academic, research, and development programs. Students, faculty and staff may reserve space using Microsoft Outlook Calendar. Instructions, locations and room specifications are available on the Curry School website.
Web: Curry Conference Spaces (Please note that Ruffner 281 is no longer a conference room.)
Each conference room is equipped with a phone. Internal and local calls can be made free of charge. Long-distance and international calls require a FAC. If you need to make a long-distance or international call when in a conference room, please let Martha or Crystal know a minimum of 48 hours in advance, if possible, of your meeting so you can borrow a FAC if you don’t have one.
If you have technical or any other issues while using a conference room, please contact the Dean’s Office in Bavaro 112 or by calling Pam Farmer at (434) 982-2285.
Classrooms within Ruffner Hall adhere to a different reservation system. For scheduling those spaces, please visit the ITS-supported classroom reservation system.
Video & Audio Conferencing
UVA provides Zoom accounts to all faculty, staff and students. It is also possible to transfer an existing personal Zoom account to UVA.
Parking for faculty and staff is available at various paid parking lots around grounds.
Visitor Parking (speakers, meeting attendees, etc.)
Visitors to Youth-Nex can park in the Central Grounds Parking Garage free of charge if a coupon code is requested PRIOR to their visit. If you have a guest that will be visiting UVA, please email Martha a minimum of 48 hours in advance, if possible, before the guest arrives with the name of the guest, date, and reason for the visit. Martha will provide you with a code that your guest will need prior to parking in the Central Grounds Garage. Overflow parking is available in the Culbreth Road Garage. Please note that coupon codes are not meant for employees or students.
Office supplies & other materials
Basic office supplies are provided in the YN Main Office, Ruffner 225. If you need additional supplies or if you take the last of a specific supply item, please email Martha.
Business cards can be ordered for faculty and staff. If you would like to place an order or get updated business cards, please email Martha.
Recycling boxes are in black cabinets on each floor in Ruffner. All CONFIDENTIAL items need to be shredded. There is a shredder located in the YN Main Office. Shredders are also located at each network printing station. If you have large shredding needs, or secured shredding, please email Martha.
Please do not leave recycling in Ruffner 225. All cardboard boxes must be broken down. Can and bottle recycling bins are also located throughout Ruffner and Bavaro.
Wireless guest access
Guests of UVA (individuals who are not faculty, staff, or students) have four options for accessing the Internet using a UVA WiFi network.
For any facilities issues/emergencies within Ruffner or Bavaro, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel Arrangements/Reimbursements for faculty and staff
Please consult with Martha prior to making your travel arrangements. If you are traveling for a PI, please secure approval via email before travel arrangements are made. Airfare, hotel and car rental can be booked by using TravelUVA. For reimbursements, please submit itemized receipts and PI approval via email to Martha within 10 days of the completion of travel. All faculty and staff travel reimbursements are processed by Martha through ExpenseUVA (Chrome River).
Travel Arrangements/Reimbursements for students and non-employees
Additional steps are required for travel for students and non-employees. Please email Martha prior to making travel arrangements for students and non-employees and/or prior to agreeing to cover specific travel costs for students and non-employees. Martha will work with the student and non-employee on travel arrangements and reimbursements.
Other Important Websites
- Youth-Nex People
- Youth-Nex Calendar of Events
Youth-Nex, The UVA Center to Promote Effective Youth Development, is a trans-disciplinary center that aims to expand and apply the science of positive youth development to address fundamental challenges facing societies around the world.