Batten School's Fall MPP Open House

The Batten School has reinvented the Master of Public Policy, creating a new approach to developing the next generation of public leaders. If you’re interested in leading the world to positive, lasting change, join us on Saturday, September 24, for our 2022 Fall MPP Open House. This year’s agenda includes sessions with students, faculty, and alumni, and a closing reception on Charlottesville’s historic Downtown Mall!


If you are a current UVA student interested in the Accelerated MPP program, please click here to register for the Open House.


If you have any questions, please contact the Batten Admissions Office at



Schedule is subject to change.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.: Welcome Breakfast in the Pavilion X Garden with an Introduction from Batten Graduate Council President Charlie Bruce

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.: Historical Tour of Grounds

10:30 – 10:45 a.m: Welcome and Review of Day’s Agenda

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.: Mock Class

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.: Break

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Academic Session: “Training the Next Generation of Policy Leaders” 

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.: Lunch with Current Students

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.: Alumni Panel: “Life After Batten”

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Coffee at Pavilion X with Dean Ian Solomon

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.: Depart for Downtown Mall

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.: Happy Hour at The Fitzroy, Charlottesville Downtown Mall

Garrett Hall at Sunset

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