Resources you need

Student Support

  • Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity: Offers support services to students who have a documented disability
  • Division for Academic Success: Offers disability support services to students who have a documented disability
  • Financial aid: Connects students with resources that help make college affordable
  • Military Student Services: Eases the transition to college for veterans, service members and military families
  • Student employment: Jobs at VCU open to students only
  • Transfer Center: Offers resources, programs and support specifically for transfer students
  • TRiO: Provides individualized assistance to low-income students, first-generation college students and students with documented disabilities
  • VCU Career Services: Assists students and alumni with job searching, writing resumes, preparing for interviews and more
  • You First at VCU: Helps first-generation students connect with resources that will help them navigate college life

Student Life

  • Code of conduct: All students are responsible for knowing and following these policies
  • Dining: Offers more than 20 on-campus dining spots and lots of different dining
  • Division for Inclusive Excellence: Focused on creating an environment in which people of all life experiences and cultural backgrounds are valued and supported
  • Division of Student Affairs: Offers services and programs that help create a student-centered culture promoting community, encouraging engagement and developing students to be contributing citizens in a global and diverse society
  • Events calendar: Listing of the thousands of events that take place on both campuses each year
  • Housing: Offers a wide variety of safe, inclusive and well-maintained on-campus living options
  • Off-campus housing search: Listing of off-campus rental options
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs offers cultural diversity programs, diversity, inclusion, and social justice dialogues and workshops, leadership and mentoring opportunities, and cultural identity discussion groups. Go to for more information about OMSA's programs and initiatives.
  • Recreational Sports: Offers a variety of fitness, sports, outdoor, aquatics and wellness activities
  • Pay your bill: Bills issued electronically and payment due at the start of the semester
  • University Student Commons and Activities: The hub of student life at VCU
  • VCUCard: Official ID card of the university

Health and Safety

  • Counseling services: Provides students with mental health care via appointments Monday through Friday
  • Health services: Clinics for students on both campuses that provide high-quality outpatient medical services, pharmacy services, after-hours phone consultation and more
  • JED Campus program: An initiative that supports student well-being and mental health
  • Sexual violence reporting and resources: VCU’s Title IX office can help you navigate your options
  • Health Promotion and Well-Being Center: Helps students achieve a healthy lifestyle by providing education on nutrition, stress, domestic violence, alcohol and substance abuse, and more
  • VCU Alert: Operating status, current advisories, preparedness information and text alert signup details
  • VCU Police: Safety resources and programs, daily incident logs and more

Academic Resources

  • Academic calendars: Semester start dates, end dates and everything in between
  • Academic programs A to Z: Alphabetical listing of all degree and certificate programs
  • Advising: Helps students select academic programs and identify educational goals
  • Barnes & Noble @ VCU: VCU's official bookstore, Monroe Park Campus location
  • Barnes & Noble @ VCU Medical Center: VCU’s official bookstore, MCV Campus location
  • Bulletins: VCU’s official academic catalogs
  • Campus Learning Center: Offers individual and group academic support to all undergraduates
  • Course descriptions: Alphabetical listing of all courses offered at VCU
  • Global Education Office: Home to study abroad and VCU’s English Language Program; also offers support to international students
  • Intersession: Helps students meet academic needs and interests during winter break
  • Major Maps: Educate students (and their parents, families, and supporters) on how to make the most of their time at VCU and empowers students to set and achieve academic and career goals from day one
  • Records and Registration: Assists students with academic records, course registration and graduation progress
  • Schedule of classes: Listing of classes offered by semester
  • Scholarships available: Listing of scholarships offered by VCU schools and departments
  • Study abroad: VCU offers a wide array of study abroad programs and options
  • Summer Studies: Provides additional courses to help students catch up, stay on track or get ahead
  • Transcripts: Students and alumni can request transcripts of their academic records
  • VCU Libraries: Two main libraries — Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and Health Sciences Library on the MCV Campus
  • Writing Center: Provides peer-based support to help students become stronger writers

Getting Around Campus

  • Maps and directions: Campus maps, as well as information and photos of each building
  • RamRide: Free shuttle service between and around campuses for faculty, staff and students
  • RamSafe: Free transportation to on-campus locations and nearby residences and buildings within defined boundaries between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m.
  • Parking: Information on VCU’s parking decks and other facilities

Technology Needs

  • fixIT: VCU’s in-house computer repair shop, located in the RamTech store
  • IT Support Center: Offers 24/7 phone support, live chat and online help request submission, as well as walk-in support during certain hours
  • RamTech: VCU’s computer store located on the Monroe Park Campus