Highlander Days

Tour campus, find clubs, meet your roommate, check out residence halls and more at Highlander Days.
Tour campus, find clubs, meet your roommate, check out residence halls and more at Highlander Days.

Welcome #Radford2021!

You're invited to join the Office of Admissions staff for Highlander Days this spring! Highlander Days are a fantastic way to learn more about our campus community, meet current students and faculty and ask questions about the enrollment process. Check out a sample agenda then choose a date below. 

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Highlander Days Activities

  • Current Student/Alumni Panel
    Hear from the people who know best why The Reason is Radford!

  • Academic College Presentations
    Your opportunity to speak with department chairs and ask your questions about specific majors/interests.

  • Academic & Student Life Fair
    Explore and inquire about double majors, as well as dive into the many clubs and extracurricular actitivies available to make your Radford experience unique to you.

  • Campus & Residence Hall tours
    Explore room options and discover what makes each residence hall special.

  • Student Social
    Play a game of pool or go bowling in our state-of-the-art student center, designed to help you relax!

  • Highlander Mingle: Find Your Roommate!
    In partnership with Residence Life, meet & mingle with potential roommates. No need to be strangers! 

Each date will begin at 8:15am with check-in & refreshments held in Bondurant Auditorium located at 911 East Main St. Radford, VA.

Lunch will be provided on a meal card basis. Each student will receive 3 meal cards for use in any dining hall on campus.



Parking permits will not be required on Highlander dates, but is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Recommended parking lots are: Lot A (adjacent to the Admissions office in Martin Hall) Lot E, & Lot J (located behind Kyle Hall). Please refer to the Campus & Parking Map.

There is additional parking available across the bridge from Martin Hall with a shuttle available throughout the day.

Special Accomodations for ADA

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations are requested to advise RU by contacting the Radford University Admissions Office at 540-831-5371 (voice) or 540-922-1176 (TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Note: Highlander Days are recommended but optional for students. They are designed to assist students admitted to Radford University as they make decisions about where to attend next fall. They are not the same as Quest, our summer orientation program. Quest is required for all students; that's where you'll meet your advisor and register for classes. Please visit the New Student Programs website to learn more about Quest.