theCourseForum

connecting you to the courses you love.

theCourseForum is a product of the UVa community and the students that manage the site, where UVa students can share their experiences about the classes they've taken. We aim to make the task of choosing your classes as easy as possible by providing distributions of past grades for the classes along with reviews by your fellow students. It's all run by students, for students, in order to make your academic experience at UVa the best it can be. Students themselves have the ability to leave an impact on the community by sharing their own individual experiences.

Beginnings

In Fall 2005, UVa students Jeff Bordogna and Alan Webb recognized a need for an online community to help students share their class experiences, and thus developed the first version of theCourseForum. Over time, this simple tool grew and prospered as more and more students found it despite our extraordinarily small marketing budget. The site has now become a fixture of the UVA course signup season to the extent that over 80% of students use the site every year. Starting in 2012, a small elite team of skilled individuals worked to redesign the site to bring it into the modern age. After a long year of work, the new site was released, and it continues to be managed by UVa students.

Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization, which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization’s contracts, acts or omissions.

What can you do?

The biggest thing you can do:submit reviews. While the framework of the site is spectacular, what really makes theCourseForum is the reviews submitted by students. If that isn't enough, our team is always looking for more people interested in website design and data analytics. If that's you, contact us atsupport@thecourseforum.com; experience not required.

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Meet theTeam

WEB DEVELOPER TEAM

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Christine Tsou

Product Lead

Class of 2018

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Apoorva Arunkumar

Developer Lead

Class of 2018

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Josie Chiao

UI/UX

Class of 2018

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Candace Park

UI/UX

Class of 2018

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Ayman Mobin

Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Justin Barry

Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Andrew Ton

Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Varun Patel

Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Web Developer

Class of 2019

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Anirudh Ryali

Web Developer

Class of 2019

BUSINESS TEAM

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Lewis Jones

Co-Director

Class of 2018

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Ann Liu

Co-Director

Class of 2018

ALUMNI

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Jeff Bordogna

Co-Founder | Alumni

Class of 2007

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Justin Dao

Web | Alumni

Class of 2015

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2015

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Data | Alumni

Class of 2015

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Graphics | Alumni

Class of 2015

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Business | Alumni

Class of 2016

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Web | Alumni

Class of 2017

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Ian Zheng

Web | Alumni

Class of 2017