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Reading & Writing Skills Programs for Children & Adults

Summer 2020 • Programs at 6 locations throughout Virginia

The University of Richmond School of Professional & Continuing Studies is proud to offer the Summer Reading and Writing Skills Program to families on campus and at 5 other locations throughout Virginia. Since 2000, this program has helped students in our community build strong reading and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction.

For program locations and schedules in your area, or to enroll online, select a program level below:

For more information, or to enroll by phone, please call

(800) 964-8888

Program coordinators are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 10pm, Saturday from 8am to 7pm, and Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

For program locations and schedules in your area, select a program level above. The summer reading and writing programs are available in Chester, Hampton, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and other locations throughout the area.

Contact Us

Special Programs Building
490 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173
Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays

University of Richmond Employees

UR employees along with spouse, partner and dependent(s) are eligible for discounted tuition on reading development courses. Employees should contact an enrollment coordinator at (800) 570-8936 to enroll. Employment verification takes place within 2 business days of the original inquiry.

The UR employee will receive an unpaid email confirmation at the full tuition while the verification process is taking place. Once employment verification is complete a revised email will be sent reflecting the reduced tuition. At that point the employee can click the link in the email to complete the registration process with payment, or call customer service at (800) 964-2030 to make payment.