New Spider Summer Series

Join us virtually on Tuesdays this summer to learn more about the University and the exciting opportunities that await you as a Spider! You are welcome to register for as many as you'd like, and submit a separate registration for each session you plan to attend.

Did you miss a session that you really wanted to attend? Don't worry, we will record them all and post them to our New Spiders Summer Series YouTube Channel. All days/times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). 

May 2023

In May, we will focus on key topics that have mid-May and early June application deadlines such as disability services, housing, and some exciting pre-orientation programs.

Date Time (EDT) Topic
May 2 6:00 p.m. URISE (recording)
May 2 7:00 p.m. Bonner Scholars Program (recording)
May 9 6:00 p.m. Disability Services and the Accommodations Process (recording)
May 9 7:00 p.m. Student Health Forms and Health Insurance (recording)
May 16 10:30 a.m. International Student Session (recording)
May 16 6:00 p.m. The Richmond Endeavor (recording)
May 16 7:00 p.m. Pre-Orientation Transition Programs (recording)
May 23 7:00 p.m. PAM: Peer Advisors & Mentors Program (recording)
May 30 6:00 p.m. The Housing Application Process (recording)

June 2023

In June, learn the basics about choosing classes and navigating our online registration system. We will also explain our second language requirement and introduce you to faculty from each of our three undergraduate schools. 

Date Time (EDT) Topic
June 6 6:00 p.m. How to Build a Plan for Pre-Registration (recording)
June 6 7:00 p.m. COM2: The Second Language Requirement (recording)
June 13 6:00 p.m. Strategies for Building Pre-Registration Plans (recording)
June 13 7:00 p.m. Robins School of Business Information Session (recording)
June 20 6:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Programs Information Session (recording)
June 20 7:00 p.m. School of Arts & Sciences Information Session (recording)
June 27 6:00 p.m. Jepson School of Leadership Studies Information Session (recording)
June 27 7:00 p.m. Pre-Health Information Session (recording)

 August 2023

These final sessions in August will help you prepare for self-registration and answer all of your last minute questions about moving to campus!

Date Time (EDT) Topic
August 1 6:00 p.m. Self-Registration Workshop (recording)
August 15 6:00 p.m. Orientation & Your First Six Weeks on Campus (recording)
August 15 7:00 p.m. Working on Campus (recording)

Pre-Recorded Sessions

Want to know more? Check out these pre-recorded sessions at your leisure and learn even more about programs and opportunities at UR!

Religious and Spiritual Life
Career Services for First-Year Students
Sustainability and Being a Green Spider