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November 2–4

Whether you’re grabbing dinner with old friends and classmates, revisiting old memories and favorite campus spots, or going wild at the football game – there’s a lot to celebrate at Spider Homecoming 2018. This year’s schedule is jam-packed with events to help you celebrate the place you love with the people you love. Mark your calendars for your next trip home!

10 Days of Spider Pride

March 4–14

Starting with Founder’s Day and culminating in National Spider Day, March 4–14 is a time to reflect on everything it means to be a part of the fantastic Spider web we’ve woven for ourselves. We embrace our unique mascot, share our Spider Pride, and honor our classmates’ triumphs. Across campus, we’ll be celebrating with the entire community for these 10 spirit-filled days, leading up to the big day on March 14.

National Spider Day

March 14

Celebrating our shared pride and embracing the many things that make our community so impressive, Spiders across the country will gather to celebrate National Spider Day on March 14. Wherever you are, wear your Spider gear, share your pride with us and your friends (using #SpiderPride), and reflect on the many reasons you can say you’re Spider Proud!

Spider Day Alumni Celebrations:


May 31–June 2

Every five years, the University honors graduating classes with a long weekend of special recognition and events. This is the perfect opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new ones, and revisit the many reasons you’re a proud member of the Spider community. Save the date for Reunion Weekend 2019 – May 31–June 2.

Register Here

Regional Presidential Receptions

Richmond’s 10th President, Ronald A. Crutcher, hosts events nationwide and abroad to discuss the University of Richmond’s remarkable momentum and celebrate its trajectory going forward. Alumni and current parents are invited to attend these events to discuss the University’s priorities and achievements and take part in shaping Richmond’s future.

Schedule of Events