About Us

The University of Virginia’s Office of Major Events manages Finals Weekend and the Founder's Day events annually. In addition, the office handles other special events intended for a University-wide audience, such as the Inauguration of President James E. Ryan and a recent visit from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. The Office of Major Events is a part of the Office of the President.

The Office of Major Events is located in Madison Hall. (see map below)

Office of Major Events Staff

Pamela W. Higgins Executive Director of Major Events (434) 982-3099 [email protected]
Stacy M. Smith Associate Director of Major Events (434) 982-2392 [email protected]
Darcie N. Weigand Assistant Director of Major Events (434) 924-3790 [email protected]
Nicole Hartless Major Events Associate (434) 982-3099 [email protected]


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Phone:    434-982-3099

Fax:    434-924-1434

Mailing Address:

Madison Hall
P.O. Box 400139
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904-4139

Shipping Address:

Madison Hall
1827 University Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22904