Academic Advising at UR

Academic Advising at UR

The Academic Advising Resource Center aspires to promote student success through a positive environment that supports excellince in holistic and developmental advising focused on student-learning and engagement, as well as a committment to a thriving student experience at the University of Richmond.

Academic advising should be an active and collaborative relationship between the student and their advisor. It should also be a formative process where advisors engage in thoughtful and critical conversations with students to help them clarify and align academic, career, and personal goals with their interests, strengths, skills, and values.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Fall 2022 

Sep. 2 End No-Record Drop Period (5PM)

Sep. 30 Last Day to File for May or August Graduation

Oct. 28 Last Day to Withdraw from Class (On-Record)

Thinking Ahead

Oct. 24 Advising for Spring 2023 Registration Begins

Oct. 31 Spring Registration for Continuing Students Begins (see Registrar's Rotation Schedule for complete details)

Professor and student having a conversation in a library setting.

Making the Most of An Advising Appointment

Each student at Richmond should feel confident that their advisor is willing to provide support, encouragement, and referral to appropriate resources whenever needs arise.

The AARC works to provide faculty and staff advisors with all the tools they need to be effective advisors under a developmental model. Resources included in this section are intended to help advisors improve the meetings they hold with their advisees.

Advising Excellence Award