Grad Student Open House October 21st

Visit us on Saturday, October 21st.

Visit the Radford University Graduate College

The Graduate College at Radford University welcomes you to the first annual Fall Open House on Saturday, October 21st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come see why Radford University is the right choice for your advanced degree by exploring the campus and learning more about our Grad Student experience.  We invite all prospective applicants to visit us for the Fall Open House where you will have an opportunity to hear from the faculty, learn more about our application process, and enjoy a tour of campus.


Open House Schedule

Noon-1 p.m. Registration and Social

  • Meet current faculty and other applicants

1 p.m. Opening Remarks, Dr. Laura Jacobsen, Interim Dean

  • Hear from the Dean and other members of Radford's leadership team

1:30 p.m. Meet your program

  • Tour the facilities, meet the faculty, speak with current students, and find out all that your program has to offer

3 p.m. Panel Sessions: Get your questions answered

  • Interested in an assitantship?  Have an application question? How can you strengthen your application?  We are here to help.

4 p.m. Campus-wide tour

  • Take a guided walking tour of Radford's beautiful campus, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Participating Programs

  • Design Thinking (M.F.A.)
  • Studio Art (M.F.A.)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.A.,M.S.)
  • Strategic Comunication (M.S.)
  • Criminal Justice (M.A.,M.S.)
  • Education (M.S.)
  • Literacy Education (M.S.)
  • Special Education (M.S.)
  • Nursing (D.N.P.)
  • Psychology (M.A.,M.S.)
  • School Psychology (Ed.S.)
  • Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.)
  • Social Work (M.S.W)

How to Register

Registration is free and easy to do.  Go to our Open House registration page and click the REGISTER button in green at the top right.  Select the program you are interested in registering for, enter your information, and you are all set!


Email for any questions

Join the fun at the Highlanders Festival


There is always something going on in the New River Valley.  Join us for our Fall Open House and take some time to check out the Highlanders Festival going on that day.  Check out the music, food, and vendors from Southwest Virginia and don't miss the Celtic Games starting at 9:00 a.m. at Bisset Park.  Enjoy the Highlanders Festival before coming up to join us for the Graduate College Open House.