The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

Undergraduate Program

The Carter G. Woodson Institute was established in 1981 in response to student and faculty demands for a more coherent African-American and African Studies program and a more aggressive program of minority recruitment at the University.  The Institute offers several interdisciplinary undergraduate programs including:

Questions related to Spring 2020 COVID19 Semester


Students should select their courses from the approved list posted on the Woodson Institute web site each semester.

Further questions may be directed to the Director of Undergraduate Programs, Njelle Hamilton


“The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements. These publications may be found at”