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The Center for Student Involvement serves as a catalyst for student involvement, experiential learning through leadership, and helps foster strategic partnerships, collaborations, and programmatic participation among student organizations.Center for Student Involvement

Welcome, New Spiders!

Congratulations on joining the University of Richmond community. The website for New Spiders shows you how to begin your years at Richmond. Start with the required forms and then explore opportunities for new students — from pre-semester programs to programs throughout the academic year.Learn more

Residence Life

Our Residence Life programs are committed to creating residential communities that encourage the personal growth and development of students on campus. Learn more

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Cole Wenzel is a senior here at UR, where he is studying physics and math.
Abby Watterson is a senior from Pennington NJ and a biology major with a neuroscience concentration.
Sidra Siddiqui is a senior from Midlothian, Virginia, and a double major in Sociology and Psychology.
Lauren Ramos is a senior from VA with a business major and marketing concentration.
Isla Han is a junior in the class of 2019, and a major in Business Administration.
β€œI visited UR for a basketball tournament my junior year of high school, and absolutely loved it!
#spiders #basketball πŸ•·πŸ€
Matt Isenburg is a senior in the class of 2018.
The UR campus is almost as beautiful as their souls πŸŽ“πŸ₯‚ You have bright futures ladies, now go kick some ass.
#graduation #collegelife #collegegraduation #beachweek #finished #check #done #rollinout #ultimatefrisbee #frisbee #franz #beaching #boozing #myrtlebeach #2k17
....Presenting the Class of '17 Richmond Scholars in our final picture together.
-With much love, Maddie, Class of '17.
Nothing like a little tea to celebrate being done with exams!
Doesn't this look like it's out of a dream?
#brussels #europe #studyabroad #ancient #square #candlelight #likeadream #thatyou #cantquiteplace #dontmakemeave #idontwantittoend #godblessUR #rva #senior #classof2017
When you're dreading morning classes but this pretty view kinda made up for it.

Resident Students


of undergraduate students live on campus all four years. Richmond also offers living-learning programs that combine residential, academic, and social experiences around topics of interest.

Top Chefs

Top Chefs

UR's Dining Services has won a grand prize from the National Association of College and University Food Services for residential dining and catering, is in the top 50 best dining experiences by College Rank and also in the top 100 nationwide for best campus food with an "A" grade by Niche. Check out our chefs' culinary chops at eight dining locations across campus, ranging from all-you-care-to-eat to late-night grab-and-go options.


With 18 campus ministries, pilgrimage trips, and multifaith programming, the University Chaplaincy fosters an environment of inclusion and exploration to help students grow in their faith.


Getting Around

The University's transportation system connects campus to the city of Richmond — whether you're heading downtown to the Virginia State Capitol, shopping and dining at local boutiques and restaurants in Carytown, rock-hopping at the river, or just grabbing groceries.

College Deans

The college deans' offices at the University of Richmond provide students individualized, whole-student advising, mentoring, and support throughout their academic career, from orientation to graduation. The dean’s offices are invested in your academic and out-of-classroom success, and partner with a network of specialized academic, career, wellness, and personal advisors to help prepare you to thrive on campus and to lead a meaningful and successful life after college.