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Congratulations on joining the University of Richmond community. New Spiders shows you how to begin your years at Richmond. Start with the required forms and then explore opportunities for new students.

First-Year Experience

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UR Summer Fellowships

UR Summer Fellowships

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Some tips from the Academic Advising Resource Center and PAA's on registering for classes. (June 2014)

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The Summer Process for New Students

A comprehensive overview of the summer process for students entering the University of Richmond, from working with your Peer Advising Associate to getting ready to register for classes. ©2014

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First-year Move-in day 2016

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Welcome to Westhampton College

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Study Abroad (Office of International Education)

Study Abroad (Office of International Education)

OIE offers options in all regions of the world and can accommodate any major. Most UR students go abroad at least once before graduation and find their lives and careers enriched by the experience. (Fall 2012)