Welcome new students and family!

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

How to Register

How to Register

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Start your Highlander Journey at Quest.

At Radford University's Quest Student Orientation program, we’ll help you prepare for your college experience. During Quest, you will learn about more our campus, explore your academic program and work with an academic advisor to create your class schedule.

Quest 2020 registration is now open!  Please log in to your MyRU portal and click on the compass/orientation icon to sign up today!

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What is Quest?

Learn more about what makes Quest, Radford University's New Student Orientation program, the perfect introduction to your college experience.

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More Resources for New Highlanders.

University 100

University 100

UNIV 100 teaches incoming students the skills and resources they need to be successful here at Radford University. We cover academic skills, university policies & resources and personal topics. The classes are meant to be interactive with lots of discussion, small group activities and campus engagement events to help students make friends and feel comfortable doing what they need to as a student here.

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Living-Learning Communities

Living-Learning Communities

Radford University offers seven unique freshman living-learning communities (LLC) (Biology ConnectionsAROCommunity of ArtistsCommunity of MakersThe SchoolhouseEntrepreneurship and ECO Connections) that provide students opportunities to deeply engage with faculty, academics and peers with similar interests.

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Radford University Quest Guide App

Quest Guide App

The Radford University Quest Guide app is the official guidebook for the university's New Student Orientation Quest program. You'll find a list of helpful resources, schedules, maps and more!

This app is for Quest 2-Day, Quest 1-Day, Transfer Quest, Fall Quest and January Quest.