UFUSED (United for Undergraduate Socioeconomic Diversity) focuses on issues of access, advocacy, and awareness for current and prospective low-income and first-generation students at the University of Virginia.
We pursue positive change in these primary areas:
ACCESS – improving efforts to recruit low-SES students and spreading awareness of financial aid options and other resources at the University.
ADVOCACY – meeting with administrators to discuss and encourage reform of existing policies that may or may not be fully addressing issues of access, equity, and inclusion
AWARENESS – placing a spotlight on socioeconomic diversity, inequality, and opportunity and encouraging all members of the U.Va. community to be more conscious of these issues
SUPPORT – fostering an environment of inclusion, connecting people to helpful programs and resources, and creating a network for students