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 2022

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 3 6:00 p.m. URISE program (recording)
May 3 7:00 p.m. Bonner Scholars program (recording)
May 10 6:00 p.m. Disability Services and Accommodations process (recording)
May 10 7:00 p.m. Peer Advisors and Mentors (PAM) program (recording)
May 17 6:00 p.m. The Housing Application process (recording)
May 17 7:00 p.m. The Richmond Endeavor program (recording)
May 24 10:30 a.m. International Student session (recording)


June 2022

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 our three undergraduate schools. 

Date Time (EDT) Topic
June 7 7:00 p.m. Second Language Requirement (recording)
June 14 6:00 p.m. BannerWeb Basics (recording)
June 14 7:00 p.m. Academic Advising overview (recording)
June 21 6:00 p.m. Arts & Sciences interest session (recording)
(science, humanities, arts, the social sciences)
June 21 7:00 p.m. Pre-Health interest session (recording)
June 28 6:00 p.m. Leadership interest session (recording)
June 28 7:00 p.m. Business interest session (recording)


July 2022

July is all about preparing for registration, we hope you can join us for this important session in July!

Date Time (EDT) Topic
July 26 6:00 p.m. Registration Workshop (recording)


August 2022

Before you know it, you'll find yourself on campus! This final session will help you transition to Richmond and answer all of those last minute questions you have.

Date Time (EDT) Topic
August 9 6:00 p.m. Orientation & Your First Six Weeks 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!

Link Topic
2021 recording Working on Campus 
2021 recording Residence Life and Housing
2021 recording Religious and Spiritual Life
2021 recording Career Services for First-Year Students
2021 recording Sustainability and being a Green Spider
2021 recording Getting Involved: Student Organizations
2021 recording Student Health Forms and Health Insurance