Explore Virginia Beach Campus
Regent University is ideally located on the southeast coast of Virginia, just 16 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, with a metropolitan area of 1.6 million residents. Ranked among the top 15 best college campuses in America by Niche, 2021, we are conveniently located near I-64, minutes away from Norfolk International Airport, which provides easy access to most major airports. We have also been ranked the #1 Safest College in Virginia and the #13 Safest College in the United States, 2021, by YourLocalSecurity. Come, experience the difference.
Contact Details for Tours
Experience Regent University’s extraordinary 70-acre campus. Enjoy its gorgeous natural surroundings, brick pathways and Georgian-style buildings. Visit classrooms where influential alumni — including judges and legislators, CEOs, Teachers of the Year, award-winning screenwriters and filmmakers, counselors, psychologists and pastors — were challenged to integrate academic excellence and principled leadership. Engage with students and professors eager to learn about your calling. And encounter the refreshing presence of God.
Tours & Events
Starting Location: Welcome Center, on the first floor of the Divinity Building. (The building connected to the chapel. View Campus Map).
Undergraduate Visits: Monday – Friday, following a Scheduled Admissions Session
Graduate Student Tours: Monday & Friday, following a Scheduled Admissions Session
Regent University sits on 70 acres of immaculately maintained grounds that complement the Georgian architecture of its buildings which are historic in design yet incorporate the latest educational technology.
The University Library, with hundreds of thousands of books and AV items, and access to more than 750,000 electronic resources, including e-books, e-journals, and digital video, provides a nearly limitless research environment. The building also houses Regent’s Law Library.
The Shaw Chapel & Divinity Building are the centerpiece of campus life. The Shaw Chapel features a 1,000-seat sanctuary for services, convocations, commencements, weddings and baptisms, as well as for individual reflection and prayer. A smaller prayer room is open around the clock for prayer, Bible studies and devotions. Connected to the Chapel by a covered walkway, the Divinity Building houses the Welcome Center. From here, prospective students receive admissions guidance, and visitors of all kinds may seek assistance and also enjoy a campus tour. This building is home to admissions and advising teams and provides general classrooms and offices for the School of Divinity.
Robertson Hall, which houses the schools of Government, Law and the College of Arts & Sciences, is equipped with the latest technology in audio/video equipment and cameras for simultaneous broadcasting. The building also boasts a 380-seat moot court/city council chamber and several classrooms.
The Communication & Performing Arts Center, home for the School of Communication & the Arts, features a 750-seat theatre, a 200-seat experimental theatre, cinema-television production studio, film sound stage, screening theaters, technical studios, classrooms, teaching labs, and a backlot area outdoor filming. Explore the theatre season at the Performing Arts Center.
The Student Center houses student organization offices, The Ordinary dining facility, Cafe Moka coffee shop, a student lounge and apparel shop, a computer lab, a student game room, meeting rooms, and offices for Financial Aid, the Registrar, and Student Services. This building is also home to the Center for Student Happiness.
The campus also includes the Administration Building, utilized for the School of Education and administration offices; and the Classroom Building, utilized for the Schools of Business & Leadership and Psychology & Counseling.
The Founders Inn and Spa, located adjacent to the university campus, hosts a number of university events.
The university also includes the Administration Building, utilized for the School of Education and administrative offices; and the Classroom Building, utilized for the schools of Business & Leadership and Psychology & Counseling.
FROM INTERSTATE 64 (EAST OR WEST)
Street Address: 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA, 23464
To assist you in your travels, please follow Google Maps for general directions to campus. As you exit the interstate at Indian River Road, the instructions below will guide you to our campus:
Take exit 286B from Interstate 64 at Indian River Road. The right-hand lane immediately merges into Regent University Drive, just before the entrance to The Founders Inn and Spa (which also offers access to the Regent campus). View map.
The instructions below will guide you to Regent University free event parking:
- Take exit 286B from Interstate 64 at Indian River Road. The far right-hand lane immediately merges into Regent University Drive. Do NOT take this road.
- Continue on Indian River Road for approximately 0.3 miles. At the first stop light, on the right, is the entrance to The Founders Inn and Spa. You will stay on Indian River Road, continuing past this entrance.
- Continue on Indian River Road .3 miles to the second light. Turn right onto Centerville Turnpike.
- Continue on Centerville Turnpike approximately .3 miles to the first light. Turn right onto CBN Center Drive, where you will immediately see a guard station.
- Continue on CBN Center Drive a very short distance, passing the guard station on your left. At the stop sign immediately beyond the guard station, turn left into Visitor Parking (Lot “L” on the campus map).
- Additional event signage will guide you to your final destination.
To The Founders Inn & Spa – From Interstate 64 (East or West)
Take exit 286 B, Indian River Road, East. Go to the first traffic light, turn right into The Founders Inn and Spa entrance.
OTHER TRAVEL OPTIONS
Regent is easily accessible from both the Norfolk International Airport and the Greyhound Bus Terminal, both just 15 minutes away.
If traveling to Virginia Beach by air, you may take advantage of Norfolk International Airport (ORF), which offers convenient connections to most major U.S. airports. You may also choose to fly in to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport , located just 35 miles from campus.
The Communication Parking Lot is designated for visitor parking. See Lot “L” on the Campus Map. Limited visitor parking is also available near the Welcome Center. (See Lot “N.”)
All campus visitors parking elsewhere on campus must have a parking permit. Temporary parking hang tags are available in Student Services. We look forward to your visit to Regent University.
The beautiful Founders Inn and Spa, conveniently located adjacent to the Regent University campus, offers first-class guest accommodations. The resort features captivating Grand Georgian architecture. Renowned art and antiques adorn the property, including noteworthy period furnishings. You will experience the intimate hospitality of a country inn and these outstanding amenities:
Fitness Center – New, updated equipment and spacious facilities.
Indoor Pool – ADA-compliant heated saltwater indoor pool and hot tub.
Outdoor Pool – Zero-degree entry, splash pool and 25-foot covered water slide. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Bark Park – Fenced-in dog area with plenty of space to run.
The Flowering Almond Spa – with rejuvenating full spa services, including massage, skincare, and nail care.
Dining – Acclaimed full-service dining at the Swan Terrace Grill or Hunt Room.
Call 757.424.5511 and request a special Regent Student discount.