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Radford University

Radford, VA
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

PO Box 6903

Radford, VA 24142

United States

Phone: 540-831-5371

Fax: 540-831-5038

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:The Admissions Office
Title:Visitation Coordinator
Admissions Office Address:PO Box 6903
Radford, VA 24142-6903
Admissions Office Phone:540-831-5371
Admissions Office Fax:540-831-5038
Admissions Office Email:admissions@radford.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Soon to-be-completed 111, 000 sq. ft. Student Fitness and Wellness Center
2. The College of Business and Economics building, opened in 2012
The Covington Center for Visual and Performing Art
Hurlburt Student Center, including food court, game room and auditorium.
Dedmon Center Complex, for cheering on the Highlanders at athletic events
For extracurricular activities, Radford University students can choose among 250 clubs and organizations, hundreds of intramural teams, and men's and women's NCAA sports teams. In addition, the Campus Activities Board sponsors weekly movies, lectures, debates and late-night programs, including well-known performers. Students also enjoy the open green spaces on campus for pick-up sports with friends or for solitude while studying. And as an acclaimed “green” campus, students actively participate in sustainability efforts. In 2015, the university will open its $49 million, 114,000-square-foot Center for the Sciences. And in 2016, a $52.8 million 143,600-square-foot academic facility will open that will serve as the new home to the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences.
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Radford City's Bisset and Wildwood parks and trails
Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway
New River and Roanoke Shopping Malls
The New River
Claytor Lake State Park
Situated just above the New River, thought to be one of the oldest in the world, RU provides a picturesque setting for a college career. Students can find an abundance of outdoor recreation such as boating, hiking, canoeing, bird watching and biking. In addition to the outdoor activities, students engage with the community in meaningful service projects and internship opportunities.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:No
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Varies
Average Length:Varies

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:Start of Junior year.
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:1 hour
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Year round.
Email Address to Sign-Up:admissions@radford.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Other
     Describe:Please call 540-831-6194 to arrange a coach visit
Advance Notice:2 weeks
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:rlineburg@radford.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:rlineburg@radford.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Varies
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Radford Transit, professionally operated by New River Valley Community Services, is a joint partnership between the City of Radford, Radford University, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration. Radford Transit provides safe, reliable and convenient public transit to Radford University students, faculty and staff and the citizens of Radford. Radford Transit connects passengers to all points on campus as well as connections to the SmartWay Bus, MegaBus, Lynchburg Amtrak station and the Roanoke Regional Airport.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From Interstate 81, take exit 109 onto U.S. Route 177 north. Follow Route 177 (which becomes Tyler Avenue) for about 4 miles. Turn right onto Main Street, and proceed one block to the university entrance on your right. The main entrance is marked by a large Radford University sign. As you enter, Martin Hall is on the right, with the Admissions Office in Room 115.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
City of Radford and the New River Valley offer a variety of lodging, including historic bed and breakfast homes, brand as well as locally owned hotels and motels, and well-appointed cabins and vacation rentals. For more information on lodging and area attractions go to: www.visitradford.com

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • PO Box 6903
    Radford, VA 24142-6903
    Phone: 540-831-5371
    Fax: 540-831-5038
    Email: admissions@radford.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    No
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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