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The college experience is all about getting involved, immersing yourself in a diversity of perspectives. Check out all the ways we support you — the whole you — and ensure your time here is time well spent.

Explore campus virtually

Explore our campus without making the drive to Richmond. Our virtual tour lets you "walk" our campus to see the gardens, classrooms, buildings, and city you might call home.

Admission Insider's Guide

September 17, 2020
What Test-Optional Means to Richmond
There are a few changes in Richmond’s admission process this year, the largest of which is our move to a test-optional policy for 2020-21, in light of so many test administration cancellations.
September 2, 2020
Many Spiders, One Web
What do 117 days look like for a Richmond Spider? It’s covered in colorful masks. It’s signs everywhere reminding us to physical distance. It means sharing responsibility to protect our web. We’re also smiling underneath those masks, happy to be together again and ready to make this work.
July 8, 2020
Finding Your College Fit: Virtual Edition
It’s July and you know what that means; cookouts, beach trips, long hours at your summer job (btw, you ARE underpaid and underappreciated), and time to start your college search! At least, this is what July usually promises. This July feels unusual and the world we share is a lot different than in years past. 
June 16, 2020
How to Make the Most of Informational Interviews
Throughout the past few months, many prospective students have reached out to us asking for ways to learn more about the University of Richmond without being able to travel to campus and experience a tour and information session. 

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