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Note Regarding COVID-19

The University of Richmond is closely monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and following national and state recommendations. On-campus admission events have been cancelled until state and federal guidelines allow gatherings of 10 or more. Please register below for a virtual information session!

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Information Session & Tour

All Prospective Students (Especially First-time Visitors)

On-campus admission events have been cancelled until state and federal guidelines allow gatherings of 10 or more. Instead, please join us Monday-Friday for virtual information sessions. Each live information session will cover one of the following special topics: Admission & Aid, Academics, and Student Life. View our searchable calendar to see upcoming availability. Registration is required.

We're not accepting requests for school group visits at this time. 


Informational Interviews

Spider Chats

Seniors/rising seniors
May to July

A Spider Chat is a one-on-one opportunity to virtually connect with a current Richmond student, share your interests, explore Richmond as a match for you, and learn more about the University from someone who knows it well. Spider Chats typically last 15-20 minutes, and are available to current and rising high school seniors by appointment from May to July. Slots are limited, so you are encouraged to sign up early.

To schedule a Spider Chat, view our searchable calendar for upcoming availability. You must register for a Spider Chat at least three business days in advance.

If you would like to connect with a local Alumni, a similar opportunity may be available in your area via our Alumni Spider Chats.


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Open Houses

Preview Richmond

Prospective Students and Their Families
Friday, August 28, 2020

Preview Richmond events are day-long open houses for prospective students and their families. The Office of Admission typically offers a Summer Preview for high school seniors and juniors; a Fall Preview for high school seniors, juniors, and sophomores; and a Spring Preview for high school juniors and sophomores. Designed to provide a thorough look at what makes the Richmond experience truly unique, Previews typically include a welcome from University administrators; sessions on admission and affordability; campus tours; lunch on campus; and panel discussions with current students, faculty, deans, staff, and admission officers on topics ranging from academics to student life to study abroad, community service, career development, research, and residential opportunities.

(Multicultural Overnight Visitation Experience)

Students of Color and Students Passionate About Multicultural Experiences
October 2020

MOVE is an overnight visit program for prospective students of color and students passionate about multicultural interests. Students and guests attend a two-day program learning firsthand about life and experiences of students of color here at Richmond from an academic, student support, and social perspective.