Cemetery Plot and Columbarium Vault Pricing

The purchase of rights to a Cemetery Plot or lease of a Columbarium Vault entitles the Purchaser or Licensee to perpetual use. The University of Virginia will retain property rights and assumes the responsibility of perpetual care of the Cemetery and Columbaria.

Pricing of Plots and Columbarium Vaults are:

Plot (In-Ground) Single Depth Columbarium Vaults
$4500 $3800 - Top
$3400 - Middle
$2900 - Bottom
+$600 for Alumni/Friends of UVA +$350 for Alumni/Friends of UVA


To consider acquiring a plot or vault, please refer to the cemetery website for information, maps and required forms. If you have any questions or prefer a packet of material be mailed to you, contact Facilities Management's Cemetery & Columbarium unit at 434-924-1777 or via email at uvacemetery@virginia.edu or you may also contact the Chair of the Cemetery Committee, Dearing Johns, M.D. at 434-465-1234.

To initiate a purchase submit the following:

The completed Demographic Record Form can be emailed to uvacemetery@virginia.edu to expedite the University’s confirmation of eligibility. The completed demographic form, original signed agreement(s) and checks should be mailed to:

University of Virginia
Facilities Management Finance
P.O. Box 400726
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4726

Upon eligibility criteria being satisfied through the University’s review and approval of the submitted Demographic Record, the University will be in contact to confirm the preferred locations for rights to a Cemetery Plot and/or a Columbarium Vault. Once the agreement is finalized with the University’s signature, you will be mailed a packet for your records, providing a copy of the signed agreement, a map and the Cemetery & Columbarium Manual.