Radford University serves Southwest Virginia and beyond through a number of programs and services. 

Arts and Culture


The Radford University Art Museum system comprises five gallery spaces: The Art Museum at the Covington Center, Gallery 205 in Porterfield Hall, the RUAM Downtown, and two satellite galleries located in Muse Hall and Tyler Hall. Admission is free.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Performance Season offers numerous cultural opportunities, including theatre productions, dance performances, musical performances, fashion shows and art exhibits.

WVRU Radio is the New River Valley's Adult Alternative music source. 



The Career Center offers a variety of services to assist employers in their recruiting efforts. 

Conference Services offers competitive rates, and high-tech facilities.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) works to foster the success of businesses in the New River Valley.

The Selu Conservancy offers an ideal environment for corporate meetings, family reunions, weddings, school outings or for other groups seeking an off-the-beaten-path retreat.



The Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center is home to the Appalachian Folklife Archives, some 600 unique field collection projects and their accompanying recordings, videotapes, slides and photographs.

The Teaching Resources Center (TRC) provides instructional, curricular and technological support for students enrolled in teacher education programs, professional education faculty at Radford University and K-12 teachers throughout the Commonwealth.

Government & Community


The Center for Social and Cultural Research (CSCR) offers social research services for University, community and regional needs.

Community Connections works to help the community connect with students and faculty for volunteer opportunities, academic projects, consulting teams and more.

The Forensic Science Institute provides professional consulting in medico-legal aspects of forensic science, including Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Archaeology, as well as prehistoric and historic archaeological cultural resource management projects.

The Government and Nonprofit Assistance Center (GNAC) provides quality professional financial education and technical assistance to governmental and not-for-profit organizations. 

Health Care


The Autism Center provides families, professionals and students with access to state-of-the-art clinical services and evidence-based resources to improve the quality of the lives of children and adults with ASD.

The Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic provides prevention, assessment, and treatment of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders for individuals from infancy through later adulthood.

Science & Technology

The GIS Center at Radford University provides training in GIS software, remote sensing, surveying and other geospatial techniques to both the university community and others.

The Greenhouse serves as a vital resource for the university and Radford community, including K-12, post-secondary and alternative school groups. 

The Museum of the Earth Sciences serves as an educational resource for earth science related themes for the university, K12 communities and the general public.

The Planetarium is open during the fall and spring semesters when Radford University is open. All shows are free and everyone is welcome.

The Selu Observatory is free and open to the public every clear Friday night when classes are in session.