Guide to Events and Post-Election Resources

As the country and our city prepare for Election Day, campus partners are assembling resources for students, faculty, and staff to process the results in what has been a unique election year.

This page provides a calendar and events list for post-election program and support. Physical and emotional well-being is critical during this stressful period. UR Well, the Office of the Chaplaincy, and Counseling and Psychological Services continue to offer well-being services and programs. Additional campus units are preparing support for students as well. We encourage all members of the university become involved in the discussions and dialogue available to our community.

Well-Being Center and Wellness Coaches
Monday - Friday, November 2 - 6 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Finding Peace Amidst Uncertainty: Election 2020
Tuesday, November 3, 6 - 7 p.m.
Contact Josh Jeffreys for information

CAPS Well-being Seminars
Well-being seminars take place Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and will serve as open spaces to process the election. Seminars will be held at 2pm. Visit the schedule for more details and meeting access.

Processing Space with Dr. Monti Datta and Chaplain Craig Kocher
Thursday, November 5, 4 - 5 p.m.
Stern Plaza Tent

Office of the Chaplancy: Sacred Pause
Friday, November 6, 4 p.m.

Brown Bag Discussion: The Long Haul: What Does Civic Engagement Look Like Post-election?
Friday, November 6, 1 p.m.
Click here to register.

Ongoing Groups and Programs with CAPS
Keep existing services in mind, including same-day appointments, Black Student Support Group (Thursday evenings) and LGBTQ+ Support Group (Friday).

The 2020 Elections: What Happened?
November 11, 7 p.m.
This Sharp Viewpoint Speaker Series dialogue brings together Mary Kate Cary, former speechwriter for President George H. W. Bush, and Mary Anne Marsh, a Democratic political analyst and consultant in conversation. Registration is required.

Visit calendar below for additional programs

We recognize concerns about acts of hatred and physical safety during the period leading up to the election, and afterward. University officials, campus units, and the University of Richmond Police Department are working to ensure safety on campus, and will continue to actively monitor any developments. To report bias incidents - attempted criminal offense motivated, in whole or part, by the offender's bias - visit the Common Ground website. As always, Student Development continues in their commitment to the well-being of all students.