SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Claiborne Catherine H

(Last) (First) (Middle)
9201 FOREST HILL AVENUE

(Street)
RICHMOND VA 23235

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/20/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNIVERSAL CORP /VA/ [ UVV ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Vice President & Asst. Secy
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 1,992(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 1,350 restricted stock units and 119 dividend units on the restricted stock units. The restricted stock units and the dividend units vest on the fifth anniversary of the award date, however, payment may be delayed until termination of service if the individual is a covered employee under Code Section 162(m) on the date of vesting.
Catherine H. Claiborne by Preston D. Wigner, Power of Attorney 03/23/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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								POWER OF ATTORNEY

	The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Preston D. Wigner or Michele D. Rundstrom her true and lawful attorneys-in-fact and agents, each acting alone, with full powers of substitution, for her and her name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all Forms 3, 4, 5 or 144?s that may be required of me pursuant to Section 16 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, and to file the same with all other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorneys-in-fact and agents, each acting along, full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorneys-in-fact and agents, each acting along, or his substitute, may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
	
	I declare that any act or thing lawfully done hereunder by my said attorneys-in-fact and agents shall be binding on myself and my heirs, legal and personal representatives, and assigns, whether the same
 shall have been done before or after my death, or other revocation of this instrument, accepts my said attorneys-in-fact and agents as authorized to represent me.

	This power of attorney and the authority of my attorneys-in-fact and agents hereunder shall not terminate on my disability.

	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th day of March, 2018.



							/s/ Catherine H. Claiborne
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							Catherine H. Claiborne