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Forms and Deadlines Checklist for Transfer Students

The checklist of forms and deadlines is intended for students who have paid their deposit and received acknowledgement from the University.

Once the checklist is posted, new spiders will want to be checking here often for all the information they need to get ready to begin classes in the fall.

Today

Activate Your Richmond Account
Many of the steps below require you to log in to your University of Richmond student account with your Net ID and password. Activating your account takes just a few minutes, so this is the place to start. Check your admission packet for your student ID number. **Note that you MUST have paid your enrollment deposit and received an acknowledgement from the university to activate a Richmond account.**

May

Complete Your Housing Application (Available April 17; Applications accepted through June 4)
The housing application is required for all students who wish to live on campus. The application will be available to entering first-year students on April 17. To access the application, sign on to Bannerweb, click on Student Services, HousingMenu, Connect to StarRez. Follow the instructions on each page within StarRez. You must complete each page to be able to move forward to the next page. The roommate section will open on May 19. Within this section, you will be able to request a specific roommate or search for a roommate. You are not required to choose a roommate. You will not be selecting a room. If you have questions, please email Ms. Carolyn Bigler. More details about housing, including a suggested list of what to bring to campus, are available on the Student Housing website.

May 22- June 2: Expect a Call from the Academic Advising Resource Center
The Academic Advising Resource Center will call each new transfer student to discuss course planning and registration for fall. These phone calls will be scheduled via email. Be sure to read the Planning for Registration section of this website and become familiar with the information you will need for registration. If you have questions about transfer work and course evaluations, please contact the Registrar's Office.

June

June 1: Health History Record (Due June 1) *IMPORTANT DEADLINE!*
In compliance with state law, all full-time students are required to provide documentation relative to their health and immunizations. There are multiple steps to this process, so begin working on your Health History Record as soon as possible. No physical exam is required. For additional information please contact the Student Health Center at 804-289-8064.

UR Online Payment System
Students can sign up their parents for Richmond's electronic invoices. Additional information regarding invoices, payments, etc., can be found in the Student Accounts Handbook.

International Students
All international students should review this section.

June 1: Family Data Form (Complete by June 1)
Please provide family contact information.

Disability Accommodations (Review by June 1)
If you need an accommodation based on a disability, please submit the Application for Disability Accommodation by June 1 (applications will be accepted throughout the year). More information is available on the Disability Services website.

Begins June 5: Transfer Student Registration
Students who are transferring to Richmond from another college or university (this does not include incoming first-year students who are transferring some credit for work completed during high school) begin registration at 9 a.m. and end June 30 at 5 p.m.

June 9: Information For Academic Advisor Form (Complete by June 9)
This form is available in BannerWeb, at the bottom of the Student Services menu. This important form is used to match advisees with academic advisors. You will be assigned an academic advisor during August and meet your advisor during orientation.

June 9: ID Card and Advisor Form Photo
Upload your image for use on your advisor form and ID.

July

Mid-July: Alcohol Edu Requirement (Available mid-July, complete by Aug. 23)
All full-time degree seeking students are required to complete a comprehensive alcohol education and abuse prevention program during their first semester on campus. The first part of this requirement involves an online component that must be completed prior to the first day of orientation.

August

August 7: Tuition due for fall semester
Note: Tuition Insurance is available through Allianz Global Assistance. For information and enrollment please visit their website or call 1-888-427-5045.        

August 23: Move-In Day, Orientation Begins

  • Before you can be issued a University of Richmond identification card, you will be required to show proof of identification. Be sure to bring a valid state-issued driver’s license, a passport, a military ID or an official state identification card when you come to campus.

Parking Services
If you are planning to bring a car or bicycle to campus it must be registered with Parking Services. Please familiarize yourself with the parking rules and regulations and register for a permit.

Police Services
Read more about the Police Department's programs and services. Submit a Student Inventory Form to provide an electronic inventory of valuable items stored in residence halls or offices.

August 27: Welcome Week begins for new and returning students.

August 28: Classes begin.
Review the complete academic calendar for other important fall dates.

Experience Richmond

Admitted transfer students are invited to attend Experience Richmond on April 22nd for a transfer specific session at 1 pm. Hear about next steps and ask questions of current transfer students about their transition to University of Richmond.

Check Your University of Richmond Email (Google Apps)

Make sure to check your Google Apps account frequently throughout the summer. Many offices on campus will use Google Apps as their primary way to contact new students.

Questions About This Checklist

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about this checklist.