Events

The University of Richmond School of Law is closed to drop-in visitors at this time. However, the Office of Admissions invites you to meet with admissions representatives at various virtual and in-person events where they are happy to answer questions and make materials available to you. Options include but are not limited to general admission sessions, personal statement workshops, and law student panels. Please know that all sessions allow time for individual questions as we know you may have specific needs. 

Take a look at a few of our upcoming events.  We will be adding more soon.

If you have questions about attending an event, please contact us by telephone at 804-289-8189 or by email at lawadmissions@richmond.edu.

To access a calendar view of events, click here.

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  • In-Person Visit

    Join us on campus for the real deal, insider’s view of what it’s like to be a student at Richmond Law! Fall campus visits are held every Friday at 11:00 AM starting with a short information session followed by a tour of the Law School with a current student. 

    SCHEDULE A CAMPUS VISIT

  • Virtual Application Components & Process

    We know the law school admissions process can be daunting, but understanding all the application parts can really help. In this session, we will cover Credential Assembly Service Reports, the LSAT, letters of recommendation, personal statements, resumes, optional addenda, and more.

    • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 10 - 11 a.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 4 - 5 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, November 15, 2022 | 2 - 3 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, December 13, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
  • Life as a Law Student (Virtual Event)

    Are you wondering what it’s like to be a law student right now? Do you want to know more about organizations, journals, and student life? Go straight to the source! Join our virtual panel of current students who will be ready to share their experiences of life after the admit letter.

    • Tuesday, September 6, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, November 1, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
  • Diversity & Law

    Access to justice and diversity in the legal profession are fundamentally important. At Richmond Law, we strive to cultivate a community marked by inclusivity and concern for others and the greater good - not only because it makes for a better educational experience, but because it makes for better lawyers. We look forward to welcoming you to this dialogue!

    • First Generation Panel - September 27, 2022 | 12 - 1 p.m. EST | RSVP Here
    • Women & the Law - October 26, 2022 | 12 - 1 p.m. EST | RSVP Here
  • Financing Your Legal Education
  • Law Personal Statement & Addendum Overview

    We hope you will join us virtually to learn more about one of the most challenging parts of the law school application: personal statements. Get tips on where to start, how to avoid common pitfalls, and find a little direction on where you want yours to go!

    • Monday, September 26, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Monday, October 24, 2022 | 2 - 3 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Monday, November 28, 2022 | 3 - 4 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Monday, December 12, 2022 | 10 - 11 a.m. ET | RSVP Here
  • Mock Class

    You will hear that law school classes are unlike any other educational experience you are probably familiar with. So what makes it so different? Let our exceptional professors show you by joining us for a mock class.

    • Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 10 - 11 a.m. ET | RSVP Here
  • Strategies for Success

    Join eight veteran law admissions professionals from schools across the country for a panel discussion designed to provide you with strategies and insight as you prepare to apply to law school. Topics to be covered include:

    1. Understanding the application process 
    2. Writing a compelling personal statement
    3. Requesting the right letters of recommendation
    4. Using addenda with the application
    5. Drafting a law school resume
    6. Navigating and understanding financial aid and scholarships

    There will be time after the panel to talk with individual school admission representatives. 
    • Monday, October 31, 2022 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. EST | RSVP Here
  • Richmond Law Information & Virtual Visit

    In our (somewhat biased) view, Richmond Law is a great place to begin your legal education. Whether it is the collegial community or a capital city full of opportunities, we’re glad you’re tuning in to find out what makes our law school stand out from the rest. These sessions will allow for time with admissions representatives where you can have individual questions answered!

    • Tuesday, September 13, 2022 | 2  - 3:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 2  - 3:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 3 - 4:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Monday, October 3, 2022 | 2  - 3:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2022 | 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 3 - 4:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Monday, November 7, 2022 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Thursday, November 17, 2022 | 3 - 4:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
    • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 | 2  - 3:30 p.m. ET | RSVP Here
  • Virtual Office Hours

    Still have questions after attending our virtual events, need more in-depth information on a particular subject, or need to talk one-on-one with someone? We encourage you to come to one of our virtual office hours to have your questions answered by one of our admissions staff.

    Office hours are held every Monday and Wednesday from 9:00-12:00 PM EST by appointment. Use our calendar to schedule a date and time that works best for you!