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Saturday, September 24

Dean's Discussions, Faculty Seminars, and Other Events

Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Dean's Discussion
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Jepson Hall, Room 118

The Deans of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies and the Jepson School faculty invite parents, friends, siblings, and current and future students to learn more about the major and minor programs in leadership studies.

Dean's Reception
10:30–11 a.m.
Heilig Meyers Lounge

Enjoy light refreshments while you visit with the Deans of the Jepson School, Jepson School faculty, current students, and those visiting campus for Family Weekend.


School of Arts & Sciences

Dean's Discussion
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305

This discussion will focus on current initiatives and directions in liberal arts education. 


Robins School of Business

Dean's Discussion
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium

Join Nancy Bagranoffdean, Robins School of Business, as she takes you through a typical school year of learning and activities for a Robins School student. Learn about the academic programs, services, international and experiential learning opportunities, and special experiences the school is providing your student in preparation for successful academic and professional experiences.


Life After Richmond: Preparing for Success by Getting an Early Start

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305

With all of the troubling hiring forecasts, what can seniors do to position themselves for life after the University of Richmond? Hear from a Career Services representative who will discuss strategies for launching a career search or applying to graduate programs.

Study Abroad Information Session

11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room

The Office of International Education invites parents and students to learn more about studying abroad from our panel of past study abroad participants, their parents, and University of Richmond staff. (This is a repeat of the same session held on Friday.)

Supporting Your LGBTQ Student

2–4 p.m.

THC, LGBTQ Lounge in Common Ground

Drop by to learn more about support services, programming, and how you can be a supportive family member to your LGBTQ Spider!  Chat with local PFLAG parents and Ted Lewis, Associate Director for LGBTQ Campus Life, and enjoy some good treats and sweets! This event is open to everyone.

A Cappella Concerts

Daytime Collegiate A Cappella Concert* ($8 in advance; $10 at the door)
Noon–1 p.m.
Booker Hall of Music, Camp Concert Hall

Nostalgic favorites as well as original pieces will appeal to both parents and students. With an all-around “feel-good” atmosphere, the University of Richmond a cappella performers will leave you wanting more. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $8 or at the door for $10 per person. Please include your student in your ticket count, if applicable. All proceeds benefit the student a cappella groups.

Evening Collegiate A Cappella Concert*($10 per person, cash only at the door)
Performed by Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff and the Sirens
9–10:30 p.m.
Cannon Memorial Chapel

Join new and old friends at this final Family Weekend concert with the four student-led University a cappella groups in Richmond’s beautiful Jenkins Greek Theatre. Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance, or at the door with cash only. Please include your student in your ticket count, if applicable. All proceeds benefit the student a cappella groups.

*Tickets are required for these events.

Welcome and Information Center

9 a.m.–3 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.


The new interactive campus map is quite comprehensive. To find a specific building, click on the drop down button in the upper left corner of the map for a complete listing of buildings.