Friday: Campus Community Open Houses

From 1–3 p.m. on Friday, Richmond families are invited to attend various open houses across campus to meet key University faculty and staff members and ask questions about the services and programs offered to students.

Academic Skills Center
Boatwright Library, Administrative Wing, Room 9

Families are invited to tour the Academic Skills Center. The Center assists students in understanding and learning ways to improve their cognitive skills, thus maximizing their collegiate experience and personal development. Academic Skills Center staff is engaged in helping students assess their academic strengths and weaknesses, hone their study skills, and encourage campus and community involvement. Director Hope N. Walton and Associate Director Roger Mancastroppa will be your hosts.

Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)
Multiple Locations:
CCE Main Office: Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 201
Bonner Scholars Program: Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 333
UR Downtown: 626 E. Broad St.

The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), founded in 2004, strives to bring together campus and community members in collaborative study, reflection, and action to address contemporary social issues. CCE staff members and students will be on hand to talk about their own experiences in the Greater Richmond community, including research into social and civic issues, academically grounded internships, and service.

Career Services, Office of Alumni and Career Services
Tyler Haynes Commons, Third floor

It is never too early to start—and we're here to help! Families are invited to tour Career Services in the Office of Alumni and Career Services and meet with staff to explore the services and programs available to Richmond students. Come ask us about our four-year plan for success, career advising, internships, career programs and networking events, on-campus recruiting, and Richmond-exclusive job and internship online search databases.

Office of International Education
Carole Weinstein International Center

Families are invited to visit the Office of International Education to learn more about the University's internationalization efforts. The Office can help answer questions about study abroad and internship abroad opportunities, international student services, international events on campus, and the Carole Weinstein International Center. Please note that study abroad staff also will conduct two presentations on Richmond programs abroad, featuring returned study abroad students and their parents. See Friday and Saturday's schedule of events for times and locations.

Speech Center
Weinstein Hall, Rooms 409 and 411

Join your host, Director Linda Hobgood, as you tour the Speech Center and view examples of speech sessions conducted by student consultants. The University of Richmond's Speech Center is a valuable resource to students, staff, and faculty. It has become a model for other universities of what can be accomplished when administrative support, student dedication, and prudent use of technology all converge in pursuit of a worthy objective.

Writing Center
Boatwright, Room 180

Join your host, Director Dr. Joseph J. Essid, as you tour the Writing Center, which strives to provide instruction to University of Richmond writers at all levels of experience.


Welcome and Information Center

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Jepson Alumni Center

Come to the Jepson Alumni Center to pick up your registration packet. You will receive your parking pass, campus map, as well as your nametag which serves as your ticket to events for which you pre-registered. (Pre-purchased football tickets may be picked up here until 6 p.m. Friday. After this time they must be retrieved at Robins Stadium Will Call Window Number 2, four hours prior to kickoff.)