How many CAMPERS will be selected to participate in RAM CAMP Program?
700 incoming first-year students will be selected as RAM CAMPERS.
Can I move in early?
RAM CAMPERS can only move in between 10am-2pm on Sunday, August 11. RAM CAMPERS may not move in earlier than this date. Be sure to bring everything with you as this is your official move-in for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Do I have to live on campus to be apart of RAM CAMP?
Yes, you must have a housing assignment to participate in the RAM CAMP program.
Can I live off campus and participate in the RAM CAMP Program?
No, in order to participate in the RAM CAMP program you must have a housing assignment.
Is the RAM CAMP and Housing Application the same thing?
No, they are two separate applications. The RAM CAMP Application is separate from the Housing Application
What meals are included for the week of RAM CAMP?
If selected to attend the RAM CAMP Program, all participants will receive dinner on Sunday, August 11, breakfast, lunch and dinner through Thursday, August 15 and a brunch meal on Friday, August 16 at no cost to the participant. Please note all meal plans begin on Friday, August 16 for VCU students that purchased a meal plan.
When will I be notified if I am accepted to participate in the RAM CAMP program?
For all applications submitted on or before the July 6 priority deadline, we will begin notifying applicants July 13 of their RAM CAMP status. All other notifications are sent on an ongoing basis throughout the summer.
If I leave RAM CAMP Early will I be charged?
Yes, participants who register, move-in and do not attend ALL scheduled RAM CAMP sessions (this includes all meals and evening activities) will be required to pay the early move-in fee and other expenses related to being a participant at RAM CAMP, totaling $200.
Can I be removed from RAM CAMP?
Yes, at any point throughout the course of the program. If a participant registers, moves-in and does not attend ALL scheduled RAM CAMP sessions (this includes all meals and evening activities) may be required to pay the early move-in fee and other expenses related to being a participant at RAM CAMP, totaling $200.
Participants removed from the RAM CAMP program will need to return their room key to program staff and immediately vacate their campus housing assignment. These participants will lose building access, and will not be authorized to return to their assigned space until first-year student move-in on Saturday, August 17, 2019.
Announcement for Accommodations
Please let RAM CAMP staff know if you are a VCU student with documented disabilities and registered with Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity (SAEO) office.