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Saturday, October 28

Students have just returned to campus for the fall semester. As a result, some of our activities are still forthcoming. Check back for additional events in the coming weeks.

9 a.m. - noon, Homecoming Welcome Center

Jepson Alumni Center

Stop by the Jepson Alumni Center for light refreshments and giveaways, while supplies last. Staff will be on hand to greet you and answer questions.

9:45 a.m. - 12 noon, Office of Admission Information Session & Tour

Queally Center

Geared toward prospective students and their families, this session offers a general introduction to the University of Richmond, providing information on academics, student life, the application process, and financial aid. The session typically includes a 30-minute information session and a 60-minute walking tour led by a current student. Be sure to dress in comfortable clothing and shoes for the tour.

http://admissions.richmond.edu/visit/index.html

10 a.m. - Noon, SMIF 25th Anniversary Celebration

Morning brunch reception at the Robins School of Business, followed by the Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Board Presentation. Tours of the Lessing Trading Floor will be provided. This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Andi Minor, Business School Special Events Manager at aminor@richmond.edu.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., URBAN Breakfast: Celebrating Our Legacy - Past, Present & Future

Carole Weinstein International Center Commons

URBAN alumni and current students are invited to join this celebration of URBAN's legacy at the University of Richmond. This Homecoming represents the 20th Anniversary of URBAN and we want to honor this milestone by reflecting on our past, present, and future.

11:30 a.m., Football Alumni Pre-Game Tailgate

Parking Lot B5 Basketball Courts

All former football alumni and their families are invited to attend the football alumni pre-game tailgate. Contact Lew Little at newtymo@gmail.com.

12-3 p.m., SPCS Homecoming Tailgate Party

Parking Lot B6

The SPCS Alumni Association is hosting its annual Homecoming Tailgate Party prior to the Homecoming game at 12 p.m. on October 28, 2017. Join us to cheer on our Richmond Spiders as they take on the Stony Brook Seawolves! Meet fellow SPCS Spiders at 12 noon in parking lot B6. The game starts at 3:00 pm.

Games, food and soft drinks provided by the alumni association; bring your Spider spirit and join the party! All SPCS alumni, faculty, staff and students are welcome — no reservation necessary. Join us to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.

Contact: Greg Mays, Alumni Association Board Member

12:30 p.m. - Kickoff, University of Richmond Alumni Association Pre-Game Gathering

Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness Patio

The University of Richmond Alumni Association (URAA) invites alumni and guests to stop by for face painting, cotton candy, and popcorn. There will also be $1.00 hot dogs, $1.00 sodas, and a cash bar (while supplies last).

12:30 - 2:30 p.m., URBAN Tailgate

Carole Weinstein International Center Commons

URBAN alumni and current students are invited to join this tailgate before the Homecoming game. Enjoy some great food, games, and a few good tunes while you connect with new friends and catch up with old ones.

2:30 p.m. (opens 30 minutes prior to 3 p.m. Kickoff), Young Grad Party in the Red Zone

Robins Stadium – Red Zone tents, North End Zone

The University of Richmond Spider Club invites all young alumni (2007-2017) to join us for our second annual Party in the Red Zone! Come celebrate with fellow friends and former classmates as you experience exclusive views from the field as your Spiders take on Stony Brook. This exciting tented venue includes satellite TV’s, top notch catering, and bar service. A cash bar will be available separately. Spider Club Members will receive a free parking pass. Please contact Lindsay Biggs at lbiggs@richmond.edu or (804) 287-6890 to reserve your parking pass. If you are not a member and want to join please visit www.spiderclubur.com. We look forward to seeing you there! Go Spiders! Tickets for this special event are $20 prior to October 1st and $30 after October 1st. Advanced registration is required.

2:30 p.m. (opens 30 minutes prior to 3 p.m. Kickoff), SMIF Hospitality Tent

Robins Stadium – Red Zone tents

A Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) Hospitality Tent will be in the Red Zone Hospitality Area, which is located in the End Zone. Beverages and food will be included along with a great spot to watch the Homecoming Game. This event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Andi Minor, Business School Special Events Manager at aminor@richmond.edu.

3 p.m. Kickoff, Richmond Spiders vs. Stony Brook Seawolves

Robins Stadium

Your trip back to campus isn’t complete without attending the annual Homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon. This year’s game features the Spiders hosting a tough CAA opponent, the Stony Brook Seawolves. All alumni are offered a discounted price of just $25 per person, which includes a free bonus ticket to the men’s basketball home opener in November (basketball ticket is optional, please only claim if you plan to use)! Don’t miss the experience of college football pageantry, in the picturesque setting of our campus on an October Saturday afternoon. Cost: $25 per person. Click here to purchase. Use promo code ALUMNI to purchase your discounted Homecoming football ticket, or use promo code ALUMNIFREEMBB to purchase your football ticket +FREE basketball ticket.

7 p.m., URBAN Happy Hour

The Westin Richmond
6631 West Broad Street

URBAN alumni are invited to kick back at a relaxing happy hour. Enjoy this time of fellowship over appetizers and a few cocktails.