The Wesley Foundation at the University of Virginia
1908 Lewis Mountain Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Regular business office hours are 1-5pm, Monday through Friday. You can usually find our office manager, Sheila Rush, in the office during these times.
To reach our director and campus minister, the Rev. Deborah Lewis, please call the office or send her an email.
If you are a new student coming to UVA this year or a returning student interested in checking out Wesley, please provide your contact information at the link below or send us an email. We would love to send you a welcome packet before you arrive at school and greet you as school begins in August. We look forward to welcoming new students each year. Anyone (student, parent, pastor, youth director, friend…) can fill in the form to let us know who’s headed our way. Click to sign up.
The Wesley Foundation is located on the corner of Lewis Mountain Road and Emmet Street, directly across from Mem Gym and the UVA parking garage/ bookstore. Coming from first year dorms, you will see Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church (corner of Emmet and Thompson), then a parking lot, and then the Wesley Foundation building.
DIRECTIONS from out of town to the Wesley Foundation:
From east or west, take I-64 to the Rt. 29 North exit. Go north on 29 to the first exit (Rt. 29 business). Turn right off the exit and proceed to the 4th stoplight at Emmet St. (a T-intersection). Turn left onto Emmet and follow it as it curves. Just past the UVA parking garage on the right you’ll see Wesley Memorial UMC and then the Wesley Foundation on the left.
From the south, take 29 North to 29 business exit. Then follow directions above.
From the north, take 29 South. Do not get on the bypass but continue straight into town on Emmet St. (29 business). The Wesley Foundation is on the right 2 blocks after the intersection with Ivy Rd/University Ave.
There is no parking at the Wesley Foundation but you may find street parking after 5pm on Lewis Mountain or Thompson Roads, or anytime across Emmet Street in the central grounds UVA parking garage (for a fee). Wesley Memorial church offers parking in their lot after 5pm, for students attending regular Wesley Foundation events.