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Colleges / Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary

Petersburg, VA 2-Year Public

Bland Student Life

Bland is on a 712-acre campus in a rural setting in Petersburg, Virginia, not far from Richmond. There are many activities and organizations for Bland students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Bland does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bland has a thriving RBC Newspaper. In fact, more students participate in RBC Newspaper than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bland include Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Spanish Club and Biology Club.

Bland students' favorite campus events are Fall Orientation, International Forum.

Bland Housing

Bland offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. and 85% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bland. There are 250 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,634 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 250 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 99% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Bland offers coed housing.

Bland Athletics

Bland does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Bland

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Richard Bland College of The College of William and Mary is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bland campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Bland has full-time dedicated Campus Police Force.

Plan a Visit to Bland

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Bland, take Interstate 95 to Petersburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International airport.

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Bland Campus Services

Student Services
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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