Open House 21
Shea House Podcast
Open House 21
shea flier
Dinner at Shea
Provost Mull's Visit to Shea
Arabic Pod


Shea House provides a language immersion environment to enhance students' linguistic and cultural competence in their target language and culture by offering quality programming with meaningful activities. The leadership of the Shea House facilitates multi-cultural and cross-cultural activities to prepare the residents and all associated language students of the UVA community to flourish in a global community. Apply to become part of the 2024-2025 Shea community Oct. 1 - Nov. 6 via the Housing Portal. For information on becoming a Language Assistant click here.

Application for 2024-2025 Program Facilitator position is now open until February 23rd. 

Shea House Program Facilitator Position for YR 2024-2025

Shea Language House, a residential on grounds community of 75-students learning different languages, seeks a creative and proactive Programs Facilitator for the 2024-2025 academic year at the University of Virginia. The position is for one year with a possible renewal.

Compensation: The Programs Facilitator will receive a single room at the Shea house. If your contract is renewed for the following year, the Housing & Residence Life will find an alternative residence on Grounds for you to stay during the summer months. You will also receive a meal plan for 50 meals per semester.

Requirements for this position include graduate status, commitment of approximately 10 hours per week. The Programs Facilitator works closely with the Director of Shea House.  More details including the description of the tasks can be found in the Handshake.

To Apply: Log in to Handshake ( and search for posting number 8620425. Submit your CV/Resume and Personal Statement. To complete your application, send the names and contact information for two references (title, email, phone number) directly to Tomoko Marshall ( Your application will not be complete until all materials are submitted. This position is only open to graduate students. Application deadline is Friday, February 23, 2024.

Questions? Please email Tomoko Marshall (

Shea House:


Halloween at Shea 2021


  • News Date
  • News Date

    Our new podcast series about experiences learning new languages and cultures has gone live on Spotify and Anchor. Our first series of episodes will introduce the current Shea LAs (Language Assistants). Stay tuned!

    Read More
  • News Date
  • News Date
  • News Date
2024-2025 application flier