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Connecting VCU students and their families with programs and resources that help make college affordable.



Important dates

  • Mar. 1, 2020: FAFSA priority filing date for the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Oct. 1, 2019: 2020-21 FAFSA will become available on Oct. 1, 2019.
  • Dec. 17, 2019: Refund requests will be processed when VCU re-opens on Monday, January 6, 2020.
All deadlines

The Virtual Student Services Center

The Virtual Student Services Center is open 24/7. Details »

New verification process

VCU’s Office of Financial Aid has contracted with Financial Aid Services to help students and families complete FAFSA verification.Details »

New policy for 2016-17

Students must officially accept any financial aid offers for the award to be disbursed to the student’s account.Details »