Frequently Asked Questions

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  • On-Campus Dining

    Check out UR chefs’ culinary chops at eight dining locations across campus, ranging from all-you-care-to-eat to late-night grab-and-go options. For a complete listing of where to eat on campus, visit dining services.

    Please note that hours may vary during Family Weekend.

  • Dogs Allowed on Campus

    Dogs are welcome on campus, but are not allowed in the buildings or Robins Stadium. Exceptions may be made for service dogs.

  • Local Worship

    The Chaplaincy and partner campus ministries offer many opportunities for religious observance during Family Weekend both on and off campus. Visit our Campus Ministries page to connect with one of our partner campus ministers. Visit our off campus worship opportunities page for information about services offered at local congregations. For questions, please contact the Office of the Chaplaincy at (804) 289-8500.

  • Parking

    Where can I park on campus?

    Families may park in:

    • Visitor spaces
    • All Permit Lots
    • General parking areas on Football Game Day 

    Parking is not permitted in:

    • Handicap spaces (unless a valid permit is displayed)
    • Reserved spaces
    • Hybrid spaces
    • Any space on campus that is not specifically designated for parking, such as campus roads, curbs, grass, building loading zones, walkways, roundabouts, etc.

    Where can I get a copy of the accessibility map?

    The map may be found here.

  • Restaurants in the Area

    RESTAURANTS CLOSE TO CAMPUS

    Azzurro
    River Road Shopping Center
    6221 River Road
    (804) 282-1509

    Mosaic Restaurant
    River Road Shopping Center
    6229-A River Road
    (804) 288-7482

    Osaka Sushi and Steak
    River Road Shopping Center
    5023 Huguenot Road
    (804) 288-8801

    Starbucks
    River Road Shopping Center
    5001 Huguenot Road
    (804) 285-4195

    Christian’s Pizza
    The Village Shopping Center
    7003-A Three Chopt Road
    (804) 288-0858

    Jimmy Johns Subs
    The Village Shopping Center
    7005 Three Chopt Road|
    (804) 282-5222

    Toast
    The Village Shopping Center
    7007 Three Chopt Road
    (804) 525-4525

    The Tavern at Triangle Park
    7110 Patterson Avenue
    (804) 282-8620

    Kuba Kuba Dos
    403 Ridge Road
    (804) 288-0681

    Caturra on Grove
    5811 Grove Avenue
    (804) 285-0690

    The Continental Westhampton
    5704 Grove Avenue
    (804) 285-0911

    Beijing on Grove
    5710 Grove Avenue
    (804) 288-8875

    Jack Brown’s Burger Joint
    5810 Grove Avenue
    (804) 285-1758

    Taste Westhampton
    5706 Grove Avenue
    (804) 362-0504

    RESTAURANTS IN THE SHORT PUMP AREA

    The Boathouse
    Short Pump Town Center
    1180 W Broad Street, #950
    (804) 360-7200

    Chuy’s
    West Broad Village
    11229 W Broad Street
    (804) 364-8141

    Cooper’s Hawk
    Short Pump Town Center
    11792 W Broad Street
    (804) 461-2244

    Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
    Short Pump Town Center
    1800 W Broad Street
    (804) 364-9744

    Maggiano’s Little Italy
    Short Pump Town Center
    11800 W Broad Street
    (804) 253-0900

    Peter Chang China Café
    Short Pump Village
    11424 W Broad Street
    (804) 364-1688

    Texas de Brazil
    Short Pump Town Center
    11800 W Broad Street, #1092
    (804) 750-2003

    The Daily Kitchen & Bar
    12201 W Broad Street
    (804) 360-3800

    DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS

    Casa del Barco
    320 S 12th Street
    (804) 775-2628

    The Tobacco Company
    1201 E Cary Street
    Richmond, VA 23219
    (804) 782-9555

    RESTAURANTS SOUTH OF THE JAMES

    Southbound
    3036 Stony Point Road
    (804) 918-5431

  • SpiderShop and University Bookstore

    Where is the campus bookstore?

    The UR SpiderShop & University Bookstore is located on the second floor of Tyler Haynes Commons.

    What are the Family Weekend hours?

    Friday – 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Saturday – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Sunday – 10 a.m. — 3p.m.

  • Taxis and Rideshare Services (Lyft, Uber)

    Rideshare services:

    Uber and Lyft are available throughout Richmond. Download the apps to utilize their services.

    Every building on campus has a GPS address, but an easy first stop is the Jepson Alumni Center, where families check in for Family Weekend: 442 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173.

    Richmond Area Taxi Service:

    Henrico Express Cab
    (804) 867-3232
    https://www.henricocab.com/

    Veterans Cab
    (804) 275-5542

  • What health and safety precautions will be in place for this weekend?

    The health and safety of our community continues to be our top priority. Family Weekend will adhere to university guidance for all events this weekend, including our physical distancing framework and campus mask policy. Physical distancing of 6 feet is required for those unvaccinated and masks are required for all events over 250 indoors. Should current health recommendations restrict our ability to welcome guests to campus on this weekend, we will update this page accordingly as soon as possible.