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Saturday, September 16

*An asterisk indicates that tickets are required.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Meet the Dean: Jepson School of Leadership Studies

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

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

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. 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Meet the Dean: School of Arts & Sciences

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Tyler Haynes Commons, Room 305

This discussion with School of Arts & Sciences dean, Dr. Patrice Rankine, will focus on current initiatives and directions for our students in liberal arts education. 

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Meet the Dean: Robins School of Business

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

Join Nancy Bagranoff, dean of the 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, professional development, career planning, international and experiential learning opportunities, and special experiences the school is providing your student in preparation for successful academic and professional experiences. 


11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Game Day Luncheon*

Game Day Luncheon
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Heilman Dining Center

Mingle with other Richmond families while enjoying good food and live music in Richmond's award-winning dining hall.  Cost: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors age 65+, and $6.25 for children ages 2-9.  Please include your student in your luncheon ticket count.

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 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. 

12 noon - 1 p.m. A Capella on the Millhiser Green

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Featuring Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff, and the Sirens 

Get ready to cheer on the Spiders at this festive, game day performance. With a casual, “feel-good” atmosphere, the University of Richmond a cappella performers will leave you wanting more. Tickets are not required for this event.

2 p.m. Richmond Spiders vs. Howard Bison*

Kick-off: 2:00 p.m. (time is subject to change)

Cost: $35 per person.  Click here to purchase tickets using promo code FAMILYUR Students are admitted free with their Student ID. Click here for additional information on the official student section of Robins Stadium. Parents who wish to sit with their student must purchase a ticket for an adjacent seat. 

Cheer on our Spiders in the E. Claiborne Robins Stadium as they host the Howard University Bison. Enjoy the festive atmosphere before and after the game, but don’t miss the hard-hitting action when head coach Russ Huesman's team charges onto the field. Also back by popular demand are FREE reserved tailgate spaces for families attending the game! When purchasing your ticket, be sure to indicate if you would like to receive your free tailgate space. Alternatively, parents are also encouraged to join the fun in the student tailgate lot! Students will receive information regarding how to claim their student tailgate parking permits at the beginning of the semester.

9 - 10:30 p.m. A Cappella Concert at Cannon Memorial Chapel*

Evening Collegiate A Cappella Concert*($8 per person)

Featuring Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff and the Sirens
9–10:30 p.m.
Cannon Memorial Chapel

Don't miss your chance to see all four student-led, University a cappella groups in Richmond’s beautiful Cannon Memorial Chapel. Nostalgic favorites as well as original pieces will appeal to all ages.

Note: This is a very popular event. Families are encouraged to purchase tickets early. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $10 per person. All proceeds benefit the student a cappella groups.

*Tickets are required for these events.

Welcome and Information Center

Friday Hours: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday Hours: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Jepson Alumni Center

Come to the official Family Weekend Welcome Center to pick up your registration packet. You will receive a parking pass, campus map, and tickets to the events for which you are 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.