Professional Development for Educators
The School of Professional and Continuing Studies offers graduate education classes for teachers at a significant discount. Graduate classes are a convenient way to earn professional development credits needed for licensure renewal. We offer courses to help professional educators achieve the following:
- Address initial and renewal licensure requirements
- Satisfy provisional license requirements
- Take coursework toward an add-on endorsement in Gifted Education
- Take coursework related to ESL and Special Educaton
- Take coursework focused on high need areas and hot topics in education
Already know what you need? Start our streamlined online registration process right now. Or continue reading to learn more about what we offer.
New for Summer 2017
Registration for Summer 2017 is now open. Classes begin Monday, May 15 (5-Week I term), and Monday, June 19 (5-Week II & 6-Week II terms). Review the list of available classes (below) for terms, descriptions, schedules and professors.
Review the list of classes below to read class descriptions, see schedules and class locations, and learn about the professors by following their name links.
We offer professional development coursework toward and add-on endorsement in Gifted Education as well as coursework related to ESL and Special Education.
Visit the Virginia Department of Education Licensure page for details on renewal requirements. Graduate classes count 90 points toward total renewal requirements. Be sure classes you plan to take will address any additional endorsement or licensure requirements.
Contact your division professional development officer or licensure officer for additional information, or contact the Virginia DOE directly.
Select the option to Create a New Account. You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail prompting you to set a password. After setting your password to log in, complete the required fields and select your class.
- Once your student record is created, you’ll be registered for the class you selected.
- You’ll receive confirmation of your University of Richmond ID (UR ID) by postal mail.
- Once you receive your UR ID, please activate your network account for Blackboard and email.
- Please monitor BannerWeb to verify your enrollment.
If you have previously attended the University of Richmond, please call (804) 289-8133 to be reactivated. If you’ve been away from the University for more than one year, you must reapply following the instructions for New Registrations.
Once your student record is activated, you’ll receive a reminder of your UR ID by postal mail. You must use it to register online via BannerWeb.
Late registration fee begins on the second day of classes.
Registration opens: Tuesday, March 14, 2017
- May 15 (5-Week I term)
- June 19 (5-Week II and 6-Week II terms)
- 5-Week I term: May 15-16
- 5-Week II & 6-Week II terms: June 19-20
Fees for Add/Drop & Late Payment: N/A for Summer terms
End No-Record Drop Period
- 5-Week I term: May 17
- 5-Week II & 6-Week II terms: June 21
Last Day to Withdraw
- 5-Week I term: May 31
- 5-Week II term: July 5
- 6-Week II term: July 7
- Memorial Day (Monday, May 29)
- Independence Day (Tuesday, July 4)
End of Term
- 5-Week I term: June 17
- 5-Week II term: July 22
- 6-Week II term: July 29
- 5-Week I term: June 15
- 5-Week II term: July 20
- 6-Week II term: July 26
Review details on the Registrar’s Office academic calendars.
The following resources will help you navigate your University of Richmond classroom experience.
Order a Parking Permit
Please contact Parking Services to register your vehicle and secure a parking permit.
Review Final Course Location
Use BannerWeb to confirm the final class location. Some changes may occur without notice up to the first day of class.
Find Your Classroom
Use a Campus Map to make your way to campus, park, and find your classroom building.
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