Schedule

Friday, September 23

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  • Welcome Center

    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Jepson Alumni Center

    Description: Begin your visit at the Welcome Center. Staff will be available to answer questions and give directions, and light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

  • Office of Admission Info Session & Walking Campus Tour

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Location: Queally Welcome Center

    Description: Geared toward prospective students and their families, this open session offers a general introduction to the University of Richmond, providing information on academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid. The session typically includes a 30-minute information session and a 60-minute walking tour led by a current student and therefore admission counselors may not be available unless otherwise arranged. Be sure to dress in comfortable clothing and shoes for the tour. This session is open to all and pre-registration is preferred, but not necessary. Click here to register for a tour.

  • Well-Being Center Open House

    Time: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

    Location: Well-Being Center

    Description: The Well-Being Center is a comprehensive and integrated facility that includes all campus health care in one location, providing easy access for students and designed to be a collaborative high-impact environment to support student learning, student well-being, and student success. The Center¿s staff and resources focus on the ¿upstream¿ approach by providing programs and activities that are associated with healthful decision making and prevention. Health Promotion and the Organic Krush Café are located on the first floor, Student Health Center is located on the 2nd floor, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and The CARE (Center for Awareness, Response, and Education) are located on the 3rd floor. Also visit the adjoining Weinstein Center for Recreation where University Recreation is located. For additional information about UR Well, visit https://urwell.richmond.edu/

  • Jumm’ah Prayer

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Location: Wilton Center, Prayer Room

    Description: Muslim students, their parents, and guests are invited to attend Friday/Jumm’ah Prayer. Jumm’ah (Friday) Prayer is a weekly congregational worship for Muslims. The regular dhuhr (midday) prayer on Friday is replaced by a khutbah (sermon) followed by prayer.

  • Career Services Resource Fair

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Location: Forum (under the Tent)

    Description:

    Come get a treat after lunch and learn about the University of Richmond’s Alumni and Career Services model, which will feature an overview of programs and services, as well as an opportunity to meet the team and ask questions about the resources we offer your student.

  • Academic Skills Center Open House

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Location: Boatwright Library, Administrative Wing, Suite 9

    Description: 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.

  • Speech Center Open House

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Location: Weinstein Hall, Rooms 406, 409, and 411

    Description: Join your host, Director Linda Hobgood, as you tour the Speech Center and view examples of speech practice sessions conducted by student consultants. The University of Richmond’s Speech Center is a valuable resource to students, faculty, and staff. 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. Early visitors will receive a tasty reminder that speeches can be both "sweet and salty." Be sure to "pop-in" for a flavorful treat!

  • Writing Center Open House

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Location: Boatwright Library, Room 180

    Description: Join your host, Director Dr. Joseph J. Essid and student Writing Consultants, as you tour the Writing Center, which provides instruction to University of Richmond writers at all levels of experience.

  • Center for Civic Engagement Open House

    Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Location: Tyler Haynes Commons 201

    Description: The Bonner Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), prepares students for lives of purpose and connects students, faculty, staff, and community stakeholders in social change efforts that value the knowledge and potential in our communities. We envision that the University of Richmond will be a vital partner to a thriving Richmond region, catalyzing lifelong learning and civic engagement. 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.

  • Disability Services & Testing Center Open House

    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Boatwright Library level B2, Suite 10

    Description: Students and families are welcome to attend the office of Disability Services Open House on Friday, September 23rd from 2-4 p.m. Our office is located on Boatwright Memorial Library’s level B2 suite 10. Disability Services entrance is located down the hill from the Library’s main entrance and is pictured in the image available at this link. Attendees will be able to tour the Testing Center which is an optional resource for students and faculty to implement testing accommodation(s) that have been approved by our office. The Director of Disability Services, Dr. Cort Schneider, and Julia Kelly, Accessibility Specialist look forward to chatting with you at this event. Refreshments and giveaways will be provided!  

  • Residence Life and Open House

    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: 1 Bostwick Lane

    Description: Curious about student life and programming in the residence halls, room selection, how rooms are allocated for students, summer housing, or the enhancements to existing facilities? Staff from the Office of Residence Life & Undergraduate Student Housing will be available during this time to answer any questions you may have.

  • International Education Open House

    Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Carole Weinstein International Center, Lobby

    Description: Drop by the Office of International Education to meet our staff, learn more about our work and programs, or get a question answered - all while enjoying a delicious international treat! Please note that staff will also conduct a formal presentation on Richmond programs abroad on Saturday, featuring returned study abroad students and their parents.

  • Office of Admission Info Session & Walking Tour

    Time: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Queally Welcome Center

    Description: Geared toward prospective students and their families, this open session offers a general introduction to the University of Richmond, providing information on academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid. The session typically includes a 30-minute information session and a 60-minute walking tour led by a current student and therefore admission counselors may not be available unless otherwise arranged. Be sure to dress in comfortable clothing and shoes for the tour. This session is open to all and pre-registration is preferred, but not necessary. Click here to register for a tour.

  • Meet the Faculty: Robins School of Business

    Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

    Description: A unique aspect of a UR education is the close connection with faculty, small classes, and ability to engage with ideas and concepts in a dynamic context. Come meet representatives from the Robins School of Business’ accounting, analytics-operations, economics, finance, international business, management, and marketing departments, and learn more about preparing your student for success at Richmond and beyond.

  • Professional Opportunities for a Leadership Studies Major

    Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location: Jepson Hall, Room 118

    Description: Come learn about the Jepson School’s credit-bearing internship and the preparation provided for that experience, the professional development that Jepson alumni provide for our students, and the many fields and industries that Leadership Studies majors pursue when they graduate.

  • Family Weekend Welcome Dinner

    Time: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Heilman Dining Center

    Description: Join us for a special meal in the Heilman Dining Center. Registration is free to attend but tickets are limited. Registration will be open by September 1. Full menu to be found here.

    Family photos can be found here.

  • Hillel Welcoming Shabbat

    Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Location: Wilton Center, Multi-faith Room

    Description: Students and their loved ones are invited to join Jewish Life at UR to welcome Shabbat with candles, kiddush, and challah. We will hold a brief ritual to celebrate the arrival of Shabbat, followed by time to mingle over light appetizers.

  • Department of Music Family Weekend Concert

    Time: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

    Location: Booker Hall of Music, Camp Concert Hall

    Description: Experience the talents of the Music Department’s student ensembles during the University’s annual Family Weekend concert. The concert will feature performances by the Women’s Chorale, Schola Cantorum, University Band, Jazz Ensemble, and the University Symphony Orchestra. The concert is free, open to the public, and no ticket is required. For more information, call the Music Office at (804) 289-8277.

Saturday, September 24

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  • Welcome Center

    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Location: Jepson Alumni Center

    Description: Begin your visit at the Welcome Center. Staff will be available to answer questions and give directions, and light refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

  • Meet the Dean and Faculty: Jepson School of Leadership (Dean’s Discussion)

    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. / Reception 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    Location: Jepson Room 118 & Heilig Meyers Lounge

    Description: 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, followed by a reception in 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.

  • Office of Admission Info Session & Tour

     

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

    Location: Queally Welcome Center

    Descripton: Geared toward prospective students and their families, this open session offers a general introduction to the University of Richmond, providing information on academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid. The session typically includes a 30-minute information session and a 60-minute walking tour led by a current student and therefore admission counselors may not be available unless otherwise arranged. Be sure to dress in comfortable clothing and shoes for the tour. This session is open to all and pre-registration preferred, but not necessary. Click here to register for a tour. 

  • Meet the Deans: Robins School of Business

    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Location: Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

    Description: Hear from Dean Mickey Quiñones, Joyce van der Laan Smith, associate dean for undergraduate business programs, Tom Cossé, associate dean for international business programs, and Laura Thompson, assistant dean for undergraduate student services. Learn about the academic programs, services, professional development, career planning, international and experiential learning opportunities, and unique experiences the school provides your student in preparation for successful academic and professional experiences.

  • Meet the Dean: School of Arts and Sciences

    Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Location: Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room

    Description: Meet Dean Jennifer Cavenaugh, and the associate deans of the School of Arts and Sciences, the heart of the University. Learn about the wide range of academic programs, international and experiential learning opportunities, services, professional development, career planning, and unique experiences A&S provides your student in preparation for a meaningful life and productive career.

  • Spider Tailgate

    Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Location: Robins Center, Front Forest

    Description: Show your Spider Pride, fuel up and celebrate before the game with delicious eats from local food trucks! Food available for purchase and open to everyone. Free giveaways while supplies last and a very special raffle at 1pm. Tailgate passes are not required.

    Slideways Mobile Bistro

    Boka Tako

    jiji Frozen Custard

  • Study Abroad Info Session

    Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

    Location: Tyler Haynes Commons, Alice Haynes Room

    Description: 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.

  • A Cappella Concert

    Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 

    Location: Cannon Memorial Chapel

    Description: Featuring Choeur du Roi, the Octaves, Off the Cuff, and the Sirens. Join all four student-led, University a cappella groups for a show for all ages. All proceeds benefit the student a cappella groups. Tickets can be purchased here.

Sunday, September 25

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  • Catholic Mass

    Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    Location: Cannon Memorial Chapel

    Description: Catholic Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. in Cannon Memorial Chapel on Family Weekend Sunday. All are welcome. For more information, contact Deacon Thomas Mullen at (804) 287-6048, or tmullen@richmond.edu.

  • Chaplaincy Breakfast Reception and Open House

    Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

    Location: Wilton Center, Multi-faith Room

    Description: Students and families are invited to meet the Chaplaincy staff and learn more about the Chaplaincy’s programs and ministries while enjoying coffee and light breakfast fare.