Saturday, December 7, 2013


Funny College Ecard: Good luck on the final exams you're complaining about on Facebook instead of studying for.

**GOOD LUCK ON FINALS!**  hope everyone had a great semester filled with lots of food you didn't have to buy. here's the last post of the semester to help calm your stress:

Sunday 12-8

  • Third year? Yoga in Newcomb South Meeting Room from 3-4 pm
  • Second year? Hot Chocolate Bar at Clemons 407 from 7-9 pm
  • Third Year? Snack Bar (cookies, popcorn, pretzels, etc) in Newcomb Game Room from 8-10 pm
Monday 12-9
  • Honor is providing a pre-exam bagel breakfast outside of Lawn Room 37 W, more free green books and giveaways from 9-11 am
  • Erodr is giving out free pizza in Clemons at 11 am
  • Third year? Make Trail Mix outside of Clark starting at 9pm
  • VS Pink apparel giveaway in Clemons at night (time tba)
  • Alderman Finals Late Night Grill - grilled cheese, hot dogs, and pancakes - outside of Alderman Library at 10 pm
Tuesday 12-10
  • Pavilion at North Grounds is passing out free coffee coupons at Shark Mountain Coffee Company from 3pm until they run out
  • Erodr is passing out coffee and donuts in Clemons at 9 pm
  • Honor and UVA Dining Sponsorship at Newcomb from 5-8 - free goodies?
  • VS Pink apparel giveaway at Clemons in the afternoon (time tba)
Wednesday 12-11
  • Athlete? Study snacks outside of JPJ from 5-8pm
  • Nurse?  Free mechanical pencils will be given out before your exam..woo
  • UPC's LATE NIGHT BREAKFAST!  Newcomb Dining Hall from 11 pm - 1 am.  No meal plan required. 
Thursday 12-12
  • Feel like eating ice cream in the morning? Alumni Association will have Ben & Jerry's and Blue Books from 12 - 2 pm.
  • Second year?  Campus Cookies in Clemons 407 from 7-9 pm
  • Energy Drink giveaway from Honor at Clemons 6:30-9:30 pm
  • ISA Study Break outside of Clemons and Clark from 9-10 pm
  • Erodr will be giving out cookies and snacks in Clemons at 9 pm
  • S'mores with Honor Support Officers outside of O-Hill 8-10 pm
  • $1 off your Campus Cookie order by using the code "madisonhouse" (the $1 will be donated to Madison House)
Friday 12-13
  • $1 off your Campus Cookie order by using the code "madisonhouse" (the $1 will be donated to Madison House)
  • Like this page for a chance to win a Finals Stress Relief Kit from PHE 
  • 20 minute Yoga sessions in Brown Library.  Destress and Refresh for optimal performance during finals.  DAILY at 11:30am and 7:30pm. Clark Hall / Brown Library Room G-046. Yoga mats provided, no need for special attire.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Last Week of Classes (You can do this!)

Monday 12-2
  • Happy Cyber Monday!! 
  • Free Bloomin' Onion at Outback tonight.  No coupon necessary. Simply say "Cyber Bloom" to your server.

Tuesday 12-3
  • StudCo Love: cookies and drinks from the Student Life committee in Clemons from 8-10 pm

Wednesday 12-4
  • Global Cafe: Study Break in Newcomb South Meeting Room from 2-4 pm. 

Thursday 12-5
  • Madison House Volunteer?  Holiday Social at Madison House from 3:00 - 4:30
  • The 13th Annual *~*Lighting of the Lawn*~*!!  7-10pm (at the lawn, of course). One of the greatest traditions of the year - festive snacks and drinks, mingling with 1000s of 'hoos, and sneaking into a lawn room to warm up by the fire.
  • Fourth year? Class of 2014 Trustees will be giving out candy canes and hot cocoa in front of the Homer Statue from 5:30 - 7
Friday 12-6
  • First year? Free Arch's froyo and gooey brownie at Erns Commons from 5-7pm
  • Meet Up Fridays - Make German cookies at Lorna International Center from 10 am - 12 pm
  • Free small slurpee/coffee/soda at 7/11 with your Student ID! 

Saturday 12-7
  • Challah for Hunger's French Toast Breakfast at 1824 U Circle from 11 am - 1 pm.  RSVP here
  • Gingerbread House Making at the Lorna International Center anytime from 1-4 pm.  Materials provided, so you get to have an entire house of candy to eat! 
  • Third year? Sing carols and decorate cookies at Martha Jefferson Retirement Home from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday 12-8

  • Feel like eating ice cream in the morning? Alumni Association will have Ben & Jerry's and Blue Books from 11 am - 1 pm.
  • Third year? Yoga in Newcomb South Meeting Room from 3-4 pm

  • Hopefully you brought back leftovers from Thanksgiving

Monday, November 18, 2013

It's Almost Thanksgiving!


Monday 11-18

Tuesday 11-19

  • TEDxUVA Student Speaker Competition at Boylan from 8 - 10 pm. Free food included
  • Live in Woodard Properties? Thankgsiving Feast in Oxford Ballroom from 5:30-6:30

Wednesday 11-20

  • Relay For Life will be giving out cake in front of Clark at 11 am to start off their Kickoff Week
  • Bold Rock Steal the Pint Night at Virg starting at 7.  Not free beer but free pint. 

Thursday 11-21

Saturday 11-23

  • Ice, Ice Baby - Skate into the holiday season with UPC a free and fun-filled night of ice skating, hot chocolate, and cornhole. Skates will be provided. Dell Basketball Courts 6-10 pm
  • Third Annual American Indian Fair  at Brooks Hall from 12-6 pm. Food from Mel's Cafe. 
Monday 11-25
  • Cognitive Science Major? Fall Social in Newcomb Kaleidoscope Room from 4-6pm. Free cider, pumpkin pie, hot chocolate, and more. 
  • College Council Professor Thank-a-thon in Clemons from 7-9pm.  Write a quick thank you note that they will deliver to your professor and grab a treat as well.
  • Huge Cider fan? You're in luck because it's Cider Week in VA! Check out all of these events
  • Don't forget about Melting Pot's Give $10 (to charity), get $20 (to eat!) deal

*No post next week because I'm going home early. seeeee yaaaa

Monday, November 11, 2013

Basketball Season Has Begun!

*I reserve the right to update this blog throughout the week as new free food events are planned.* 

Monday 11-11 (Happy Veterans Day!)
  • Cavalier Daily Week! Today they are giving out free Dunkin Donuts coffee at West Lawn 5 from 9-11 am
  • Drop by Clark's Naked Room to write a quick Thank You note to our verterans and then grab some free pie at 3:15. Sponsored by TYC
  • International Education Week (IEW)!  Kick-Off Celebration - reception food in Newcomb Ballroom 4:30 - 5:30 
  • FIFA presentation on the In's & Out's of Working in a Fashion Corp in Minor 125 from 6-7pm, Refreshments provided
  • Wish for more FREE FOOD on 11/11 11:11!!

Tuesday 11-12
  • IEW: LGBTQ Ally Reception from 3-5 in Newcomb Ballroom - refreshments and mingling
  • Free Tasting Menu Party at Hamilton's (at First & Main) from 5-7pm
  • Cav Daily is giving out Campus Cookies in Clemons from 8-9 pm.

Wednesday 11-13
  • IEW: Global Cafe 2-4 in Newcomb Gallery - free coffee, tea and snacks
  • Answer a Cav Daily trivia question correctly and you will get a free t-shirt outside Bank of America from 3-5 pm
  • Second Year Dinner Series!! Alumni Hall from 6:15 - 8:30
  • Third year? Cider and Spiders in Faulkner Gazebo for free cider, s'mores, pie, and entertainment by the Whethermen from 7-8:30

Thursday 11-14
  • 16th Annual TASTE of CHARLOTTESVILLE at Alumini Hall from 5-7pm.  Enjoy free food from Cville restaurants including: Crozet, C'ville Coffee, Eppie's, Melting Pot, St. Maarten's, Take It Away, CBB, Virginian, and so many more! 
  • If you eat at Arch's today, 15% of the proceeds go to Up 'Til Dawn/St. Jude's Children Research Hospital

Friday 11-15
  • Free Slurpee Friday continues as always!
  • First Year? First Year Formal in Alumni Hall from 8-10:30 pm - a night of free food, dancing, and a capella!

Saturday 11-16
  • IEW: Global Expo, International Festival, and Tea and Dessert Festival - Newcomb Ballroom 11am-3pm

  • $20 Coupon to Melting Pot if you donate $10 to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital!!! Be a good person then get a lot of good food
  • Melting Pot also has a BOGO entree free for students on Monday
  • Campus Special also has a mobile deal of BOGO 1/2 off OR $1 off at Sweet Frog
  • Free Quesadilla or Cheese Dip (QUESO!!) w/ purchase of two entrees at El Jaripeo (may need campus special app on your phone for mobile deal)
  • In pain from eating too much free food? Free CVS brand Tylenol with your ExtraCare Card

Sunday, November 3, 2013

No Starve November

Monday 11-4

  • Go Vote -- Stud Co is providing free canes and cookies if you sign the voting pledge in front of Clark from 11 - 1:30.
  • Black Culture Week - Food Migration in Erns Commons from 5-7 pm: Enjoy various foods from across the African Diaspora -- featuring traditional EthiopianCaribbean, South African, and soul food!
  • Second Year? Open Mic Night at Para Coffee from 5-7 pm.  Free coffee!
  • Hoos In Recovery - free lunch in Newcomb 182 at 12 pm.
  • Relay For Life at UVA Chipotle benefit night from 5-9 pm 

Tuesday 11-5

  • Election Day! GO VOTE! your vote may influence free food

Wednesday 11-6

  • Black Culture Week - Harlem Night in Newcomb Game Room from 4-6 pm. Free food and entry at this event.
  • Fall Job and Internship Fair in Newcomb from 10 am - 3 pm.  Business professional event. Lots of free business swag  (and I got a large box of Lucky Charms last time I went to one of these)

Thursday 11-7

  • Nurse Appreciation Day! Cookies and Goodies for Nurses all day presented by the SYC
  • Fall Job and Internship Fair in Newcomb from 10 am - 3 pm.  

Friday 11-8

  • Black Culture Week - Roaring 20's Poetry Slam at O Hill Forum 6pm. Free food and entry at this event. 
  • Tale of Two Cuisines at Lorna Center 4:30 -6:30 -- Mexican and Bengali Foods. 
  • Free Slurpee Friday! (get a small slurpee/coffee/soda with your student ID at the 7/11 on Ivy or Barracks)

Saturday 11-9

  • Orange Passport Event: Volleyball v Miami @ 7pm - last chance to get free pizza, drinks, and a Hoo Crew t-shirt
  • Cavalier Cooking 101: 2Chainz #Mealtime at Lorna Center from 4:30-6:30 (sign up here)
  • Third Year? Open Mic Night at Para Coffee at 3 pm -- free food/coffee on their tab!


  • Second Year? Register for Second Year Dinner Series here -- it takes place on November 13 in Alumni Hall from 6:15-8:30. These free meals are so worth your time. 
  • BOGO free cone at Baskin Robbins until 11/6

Sunday, October 27, 2013


Monday 10-28
  • Cavalier Daily is giving out halloween treats at Clemons from 8-9 pm
  • Fourth Year? Bagel Breakfast from 8:30-11:30 am in Pav 5 -- Bodo's bagels, coffee, OJ and hot chocolate  (First 1000 students who sign the  "Remember the Last Home Game" pledge will receive a free stadium cup and souvenir sunglasses
Tuesday 10-29
  • First and Main Open House at Old Met -- free munchies and tours of the now complete block of shops on First and Main.  11 am - 2 pm
Wednesday 10-30
Thursday 10-31 **HAPPY HALLOWEEN**
  • Trick or Treating on the Lawn!!! 4-6 pm
  • Come to Chipotle in a costume and get a "boo-rito" for $3 from 4 pm - close. 
  • Krispy Kreme will give you a FREE doughnut if you show up in costume (thx for not up-ing the prices unlike our friends at chipotle) 
Friday 11-1
  • Third year? Bodos Bagels on South Lawn from 11 am - 1pm (and free donoughts, coffee, cider tasting, pumpkin carving, and prizes!)
  • Relay For Life's Cookout for the Cure at Grand Marc - lots of free food so close to apartments in honor of Relay's hard work! 1-4 pm
  • Dia de los Muertos Fiesta a Casa Bolivar 4-6pm - free food and face/skull painting
  • Sweets for Shelley from 3-5 pm; $15 to make a team, but free to attend/taste test. In honor of a very beloved angel
  • Orange Passport Game: Men's Soccer v North Carolina at 7pm.  Pizza and drinks.  Get your free Hoo Crew shirt if you haven't yet!
  • First Fridays in the Downtown Mall
Saturday 11-2
  • Football Game v Clemson at 3:30.  Get yer tailgate on and keep an eye on the fourth years
  • Second year? Canes and Canines TAILgate in the amphitheater at 1pm.  Cane's Chicken, Carter's Mountain Cider, and cute canines -- what better alliteration and event could you ask for?

Monday, October 21, 2013

Happy Homecomings!

Monday 10-21
  • International Dinner at Erns Commons at 7pm
  • Free MATLAB seminar on Monday, October 21st in Room 205 of the Mechanical Engineering Building from 5:30-7:30.  Free Pizza
  • O'Hill spirit dinner at 5 pm - possibly orange and blue cake?
Tuesday 10-22
  • Be PREpared - learn about pre-comm, pre-med, pre-whatever tracks while drinking hot chocolate and eating cookies. 7 pm on the first floor of Shannon
  • Runk Spirit Dinner at 5pm - on
  • $3 off your Little John's order for the first 25 people to say the Honor phrase of the day (posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages) to the cashier! Be sure to check in the morning of to find out what the phrase is!
Wednesday 10-23
  • FREE cup of coffee at Dunkin Donuts to the first 25 people to say the Honor phrase of the day (posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages) to the cashier! Be sure to check in the morning of to find out what the phrase is!
  • Even though National Coffee Day was a few weeks ago, this is International Coffee Day! Get free coffee from 11am-2pm in 216 Minor Hall (Study Abroad Library) with students who have studied abroad and learn more about the world!
  • Come to the Nursing School Honor mock trial to see how real Honor trials work and ask any questions! Free pizza will be provided! 6:30-8pm in McLeod Auditorium
  • MSC resident?  Carve free pumpkins and eat food from 4-6:30
  • Fresh Food Company Oktober-Fest Themed Dinner at Newcomb 
Thursday 10-24
  • Free Bodos, coffee and Honor giveaways outside of Lawn room 37 West in the morning
  • SLACKTOBERFEST - Slack off with refreshments, apples, cider, s'mores and slacklining outside of Lawn Rooms 36 and 36 East at 4pm.
  • Madison House Volunteer? Fall Social from 3-4:30.  Fall food & drinks provided.
  • Third Annual Cavalier Cookout in the Amphitheater at 6pm! Wayside Chicken, t-shirts, carnival booths, and more
Friday 10-25
  • FREE Bodos order to the first 25 people to say the Honor phrase of the day (posted on our Facebook and Twitter pages) to the cashier! Be sure to check in the morning of to find out what the phrase is!
  • Alumni Meet & Greet in Garden II from 5:o0 - 6:30  - Refreshments served 
  • Kate Spade -- get 15% off your purchase along with snacks while you shop from 5-7pm
  • Lydia Brown, will speak on "Re-imagining Disability: Autism, Oppression, and Diversity" from 5:30 - 6:30 in Wilson 301.  Food provided
  • FINAL FRIDAYS!! at the Fralin from 5:30-7:30.  Great food and great art!
Saturday 10-26
  • Homecomings Football Game against Georgia Tech at 12:30.  I'm all for scouring for friend chicken at tailgates, but also... 
  • Pancakes for Parkinson's from 9 am - 2pm.  Not exactly free, donation based, but such a great cause for delicious pancakes! 
  • MY HONOR STORY CONTEST- Write a blurb about your experience with Honor on a piece of paper and submit a photo of yourself with it to by Thursday Oct 24 at midnight. 20 entries will be chosen to receive a $5 Starbucks gift card + an Honor t-shirt, and 10 entries will receive an Honor t-shirt. They will be tabling outside of Newcomb on Monday-Tuesday and the Lawn on Wednesday-Thursday from 2-4pm.

Monday, October 7, 2013

It's Almost Fall Break!

Monday 10-7
  • Download Cavalier Daily's App and get FREE CAMPUS COOKIES at Clemons from 8-9 PM
  • Second Annual Refugee Film Festival International Rescue Committee Presentation - A light dinner and refreshments to follow. 6:30 PM in Nau 101
Tuesday 10-8
  • Fashion event at Jean Theory.  Refreshments and styling tips given
Wednesday 10-9
Thursday 10-10
  • Mental Wellness Screening Day from 10-3 in Newcomb.  Pizza along with your diagnosis
  • Hoo's Resourceful (Resource Fair) in front of Ohill at 5 pm along with hot cider and hot chocolate
  • SustainaCider - Free cider and apples in Garden V (5) from 5:30-7
  • Hoo Crew Orange Passport Game: Women's Soccer v Notre Dame @ 7 pm. Free pizza and drinks like always
Friday 10-11
  • Go home and eat food that your mother has cooked for you
    • Stop at 7/11 on Ivy or Barracks and get a free small slurpee first
  • Second Year? Sign up for the first Dinner Series (totally worth it) to receive a delicious three-course meal and have great conversations here
    SYC Dinner will take place October 16th at 6:15

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Happy October!

Sunday 9-29:
  • National Coffee Day! Free small hot or iced coffee at Dunkin Donuts through Dunkin App!!  Free taste of Starbucks new coffee as well
Monday 9-30:
Wednesday 10-2: 
  • Global Cafe 2-4 pm in Newcomb Commonwealth room - Free coffee, tea, hot chocolate, snacks
  • Society of Multicultural Medicine's First Academic Lecture - 6:30 in Clark G004.  Free chipotle and drinks provided
Thursday 10-3:
  • "Ball with the Hoos" at Dell Courts from 4:30 - 6.  Free Domino's
Friday 10-4:
  • National Taco Day -- Free Taco at Two Guys Tacos!!
  • Jewish? (you don't have to be) Sign up here for Shabbat 300 in Newcomb for a free dinner at 7pm 
Saturday 10-5:
  • Football game vs Ball State @ noon -- swing by tailgates in the morning 
  • UPC's Swing Into Fall from 8-10 pm in Newcomb Ballroom - dessert bar with hours of swing dancing. 
  • First Fridays at the Downtown Mall from 5-9 pm. 
  • Crimson War vs. Virginia Tech -- Donate blood (my favorite hobby) and get a free t-shirt/prizes/food! Monday-Friday
  • Click here for a free sample of Gevalia K-Cups

Monday, September 23, 2013

It's a Good Week to be a Third Year

Sunday 9-22
  • Third year? Study break outside of Clemons @ 9.  Trail mix and coffee
Monday 9-23
Tuesday 9-24
  • Third Year? Waffles Around Grounds (Thorton & South Lawn) 9-10 am
  • Also for third years, Trivia Night @ Coupes 6-8 pm
Wednesday 9-25
  • UFUSED meeting at 6:30 in Monroe 118.  First 40 to attend receive a SweetHaus Cupcake!
  • Global Cafe - monthly International Trivia in the Commonwealth Room in Newcomb from 2-4 pm. Coffee, tea, & snacks
Thursday 9-26
  • Third year? Class Picture @ Nameless field at 5:50; free pizza to follow
  • Madison House Volunteer? Open House Social at Madison House from 3-5. Great snacks and desserts
Friday 9-27
  • FINAL FRIDAYS! @ The Fralin from 5:30 - 7:30
  • Meet Up Fridays at Lorna International Center from 10-12.  Light refreshments
  • Madison House Volunteer? Parent's Weekend Open House from 3-5.  Refreshments
  • 2015 Reception at Alumni Hall from 5-7 pm (business casual)
Saturday 9-28
Other Cool Stuff
  • Last week to get your daily free latte at Hot Cakes in Barracks!! Don't miss it! Just bring your student ID or freebies card!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Is it Just Me or is School Already Hard

  • Jewish Grad Student? Sushi and Champagne in the Sukkah at 8pm
  • Third year? Bikram Yoga from 2-3 in Garden I followed by Arch's -- registration form to come!
  • Fourth Year? WINE NIGHT! at Alumni Hall from 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Talk Like a Pirate and get a free donut at Krispy Kreme. Dress like one and get a FREE DOZEN! (nearest one is Staunton I believe, but could be worth it)
  • Free Moe's Queso Day!! nomz who doesn't love queso
  • Cavalier Daily Fall Redesign Launch Party in the Amphitheater from 6-7:30.  Free Sweethaus cupcakes, Papa John's and Merch Giveaways.
  • Orange Passport Game:  Field Hockey vs. North Carolina at 6pm.  Free pizza, drinks, and another opportunity to get a Hoo Crew shirt.
  • UVA v VMI @ 3:30 and Military Appreciation Day -- tailgate your hearts out
  • FREE LATTES at Hot Cakes EVERY DAY this month. Too good of a deal not to go.
  • BOGO egg sandwich at Einstein's with this coupon  

Monday, September 9, 2013

Titles are Hard

  • Comm school third year? Free cookies on the second floor
  • Print out this coupon for $1 off bagel (so the bagel will be essentially free)
  • Interested in the ISC? Go Greek Cookout at Old Dorms Quad from 6:30 - 8 pm.  Exchange a meal swipe for this possibly more delicious food by filling out this form.  
  • One@UVA Movie Screening of Hotel Rwanda with light refreshments at 7pm

  • Free pizza, drinks, and a Hoo Crew t-shirt at the Field Hockey game against Richmond at 6 pm. 
  • Career Fair at JPJ until 3 - tons of free swag after chatting to just graduated comm school kids 
  • September Art Drinks at the Pigeon Hole from 5:30 - 7:30 pm!

  • Free Mexican and Salvadorian food from El Tepeyac in the Amphitheater from 5-8 pm. Plus a live salsa band to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
  • Get your free Slurpee at 7-Eleven before it gets too cold and you don't think it's worth it to make the drive. Bring your student ID or coupon to the 7-11 on Ivy/Barracks
  • 4th Annual Secrets and Traditions Event at the Miller Center from 4-6 pm
  • Don't forget about the daily free latte at Hot Cakes for the entire month of September! Bring your student ID or freebies card.