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Check-In and the Welcome Center

Where do I check in for Family Weekend?

Check in at the Family Weekend Welcome Center, located in the Jepson Alumni Center, at 442 Westhampton Way (College Road entrance). Click here for directions.

At Check-in, you will receive a welcome packet, pick up your tickets to the Family Weekend Welcome Dinner (if you reserved them), and receive special UR Family Weekend swag. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide directions, and light refreshments and restrooms will be available throughout the day.

What are the hours for Check-In and the Welcome Center?

Friday Hours: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.

Saturday Hours: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

If I can’t make it to campus until Saturday, can I still get my registration packet?

Yes, the Check-In and the Welcome Center will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Can my student pick up my registration packet for me?

Yes, absolutely.


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:

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.

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


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

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

Ginger Juice
The Village Shopping Center
7021 Three Chopt Road
(804) 282-3002

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

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


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

Kona Grill
West Broad Village
11221 W Broad Street
(804) 364-5660

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



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

Morton’s The Steakhouse
111 Virginia Street
(804) 648-1662

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



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

Veterans Cab

(804) 275-5542