Student Experience

Explore what’s possible.

We make sure your time at Richmond is enriching — from the scholarly pursuits to the playful, and everything in between. You’ll find opportunities that speak to your interests, immersion experiences that redefine your horizons, and space to improve your well-being along the way.

There’s no limit to what you could do at Richmond.

Yoga class in Well-Being Center studio

Find Your Balance

You’ll find a wealth of support and services at Richmond. From our Well-Being Center to various groups that nurture what’s within, you’ll enjoy a multitude of ways to take care of yourself in mind, body, and spirit.

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Relaxing together in a dorm

You’ll Love Living Here

Spiders find a comfortable home in Richmond — both the University and the city. Whether catching up with hallmates over d-hall brunch, studying (or not!) in the library’s comfy chairs, or changing up the scenery along the riverside hiking trails, our students find it hard to be bored.

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Dancer leaping during performance

The Limit Does Not Exist

Your academics should extend far beyond the classroom — and just how far is up to you. With learning opportunities on campus, off campus, adjacent to the city, and overseas, you direct how you engage with your studies.

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Moelchert Commons students studying

Go Further Together

At Richmond, you’ll connect with your studies on a deeper level. As you work with peers and professors who share your passions, we blur the divide between academics and extracurriculars. 

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