Homecoming Weekend: November 3-6, 2022

No matter where you roam, you can always come home! We can't wait to see you back on campus for a weekend full of #SpiderPride from Thursday, November 3 - Sunday, November 6.

Full Schedule of Events

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  • Thursday, November 3

    Robins School of Business Hall of Fame
    4:30-6 p.m. | Ukrop Auditorium & Moelchert Commons, Robins School of Business
    More details coming soon...

    On-Campus Reception with President Hallock
    6-8:30 p.m. | Breed Pavilion, Queally Center for Admission
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    The University of Richmond Alumni Association cordially invites alumni and their guests to a reception on campus with University President Kevin F. Hallock.

  • Friday, November 4

    Admission Information Session & Tour 1
    10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Queally Center for Admission
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    While the information session and tour are geared towards prospective students and their families, alumni interested in learning more about today’s Richmond experience are encouraged to register. Following the information session, an Admission student ambassador will guide the group across UR’s beautiful campus.

    Harnett Museum of Art Gallery Hours
    11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Modlin Center for the Arts
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    The Joel & Lila Harnett Museum of Art exhibitions include: Duane Michals: The Portraitist; Crystals: Minerals from the Collection; Gee’s Bend Prints: From Quilts to Prints; Therefore I Am: Portraits from the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center. 

    Curator’s Talk with Sophie McClellan
    2 p.m. | Booth Lobby, Modlin Center for the Arts
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    Enjoy hearing from Sophie McClellan, 2022 Harnett Summer Research Fellow, and curator of the exhibition Therefore I Am: Portraits from the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center. Limited space available. 

    Admission Information Session & Tour 2
    2:30-4:30 p.m. | Queally Center for Admission
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    While the information session and tour are geared towards prospective students and their families, alumni interested in learning more about today’s Richmond experience are encouraged to register. Following the information session, an Admission student ambassador will guide the group across UR’s beautiful campus.

    Adjourn with URBAN
    2:30-4:30 p.m. | Well-Being Center Lounge
    Cost: $10 per person | Register Here
    Join the UR Black Alumni Network as we take a break and get refreshed with a focus on Black joy and wellness. We’ll hear from Black alumni in the health and wellness sector while enjoying tea from Adjourn Teahouse, owned by Latonia (Smith) Cokely (‘06). Refreshments will be available and are included in the program’s cost.

    Book Talk & Signing with Tim Hightower, ’08
    4:30-6 p.m. | Spider Hall, Queally Athletics Center
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    Spider alumni and fans are invited to join alumni author and Washington Commanders Director of Alumni Relations, Tim Hightower ’08, for a discussion of his book "A Dream Worth Fighting For: Never Let Obstacles Stop You from Being Your Best Self."

    New Grad Homecoming Happy Hour
    5:30-7:30 p.m. | Organic Krush, Well-Being Center
    Cost: TBD | Registration Coming Soon
    Celebrate with fellow 2022 grads as we kick off Homecoming Weekend! Join us in the Organic Krush lobby as we celebrate our zero-year reunion with drinks and snacks before heading to Party Under the Lights at Spider Hall.

    Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    6-8:30 p.m. | Robins Pavilion, Jepson Alumni Center
    Cost: $25 per person | Register Here
    The UR Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the Jepson Alumni Center. Inductees will also be introduced during half time of the Homecoming football game. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Sharon Broyles at (804) 289-8694.

    Party Under the Lights
    8-10:30 p.m. | Spider Hall, Queally Athletics Center
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    Party under a web of lights with fellow alumni and friends at the new Spider Hall! Enjoy complimentary fall food favorites and a cash beer & wine bar while hearing from local RVA band, The Jangling Reinharts.

  • Saturday, November 5

    Harnett Museum of Art Gallery Hours
    11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Modlin Center for the Arts
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    The Joel & Lila Harnett Museum of Art exhibitions include: Duane Michals: The Portraitist; Crystals: Minerals from the Collection; Gee’s Bend Prints: From Quilts to Prints; Therefore I Am: Portraits from the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center.

    Tailgate for Football Alumni
    11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot C66
    Cost: Complimentary | Register Here
    Join the annual Homecoming Weekend Tailgate for Football Alumni on Saturday November 5th in Lot C66 across from the Robins Center at 11:30AM! The tailgate will be catered by Mission Barbecue and have plenty of adult beverages, water, soft drinks, raffles, music, and more! Because of the generosity of former Spider football players, this tailgate is a free of charge. All former Spider football alumni and their families are welcome, just look for the Spider Strong banner!

    URBAN Tailgate
    1-3 p.m. | Carole Weinstein International Center Commons
    Cost: $10 per person | Register Here
    Join the UR Black Alumni Network for our “Welcome Back” tailgate. It’s been four years since we’ve gathered on campus and we’re excited to return. We’ll bring the BBQ and all the fixings. Bring your friends and family and your Spider cheer!

    Spider Brews Tailgate & Craft Beer Tasting
    1-3 p.m. | "The Forest", across from the Robins Center West Entrance
    Cost: $10 add-on to game ticket | Purchase Here
    This fan favorite event will be held before kickoff at "The Forest," under the trees across from the Robins Center West Entrance from 1-3PM. Spider Brews will feature several local craft beer offerings and food options. Packages begin at just $25 and include Spider Brews access and your game ticket. To purchase access to this event, please CLICK HERE and use promo code ALUMNI or call the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-SPIDER-1. If you already have a game ticket, contact the Athletics Ticket Office to receive Spider Brews access for just $10 per person.

    Spider Football vs. New Hampshire presented by Graduate Hotel Richmond
    3:30 p.m. | Robins Stadium
    Cost: $15 with promo code ALUMNI | Purchase Here
    To purchase game tickets and parking passes CLICK HERE and use promo code ALUMNI for $15 game tickets. If you have any questions about purchasing Spider Football tickets, please contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-SPDIER-1.

  • Sunday, November 6
    Young Grad Homecoming Brunch
    12-2 p.m. | Three Notch’d Brewing Co.
    Cost: $5 (brunch only) or $10 (brunch + 1 drink ticket) | Register Here
    Celebrate the end of a fun Homecoming Weekend with fellow young grads at Three Notch’d Brewing Co. in Scott’s Addition. Alums from classes 2012-2022 and their guests are invited to join us for this boozy brunch!