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The campus is filled with resources that can make your academic, social, and financial adjustment a little easier. Here are just a few of the key offices and programs that can offer some useful support.

Academic and Career Planning
  • Our Academic Advising Resource Center helps students select their classes, make progress toward their major programs, and navigate any challenges along the way .
  • Academic Skills Center provides students with support that will enhance their academic experience and personal development. The Center offers free tutoring, and workshops on time management, stress management, learning styles and much more.
  • Career Services helps students choose a major, explore different careers through on and off-campus programs, prepare for an internship or job search, and provides graduates with life-long support in developing their careers.
Financial Concerns
  • The Richmond Guarantee assure every undergraduate student will receive a fellowship of up to $4,000 for a summer internship or faculty-mentored research project.
  • The Financial Aid Office assists students and their families in understanding and utilizing the resources available to meet educational expenses at Richmond.
  • The Student Employment Office is a resource that helps University of Richmond students find and successfully apply for their own jobs on campus.
  • The DuPont Fund reimburses qualified students when they attend a cultural event, on or off campus. Students have used this fund to pay for museum visits, concerts, or even Broadway shows in Richmond or elsewhere.
Emotional and Spiritual Support
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is there to help with emotional transitions and challenges. It’s free and about a third of all students go every year.
  • The Chaplaincy supports students interested in exploring issues of faith and spirituality.
Diversity and Inclusion
  • Disability Services removes obstacles to students’ success.
  • Common Ground offers support and programs for first-generation students, members of the LGBTQ community, as well as social justice and diversity programs for all students.
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs supports students of color through cultural heritage months, women’s and men’s groups, and individual support.

What is FERPA?

University of Richmond procedures and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) prohibit the unauthorized release of confidential information about individual students.