Student resources

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Apply for emergency assistance

The VCU School of Social Work’s Pay It Forward Emergency Fund assists social work students who encounter an unforeseen financial emergency that would otherwise prevent them from continuing their education at VCU. More details and application information

Welcome to the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work Student Resource website. Here you will find the information, documents and forms you will need to be successful both personally and professionally during your time at VCU.

To access the VCU School of Social Work Student Policy Handbook, the Technical Standards and Essential Functions for Social Work Students or other programmatic and office documents or forms, check out the School of Social Work documents and forms archive on the student resource site.

For assistance with student policies or technical standards, please contact your adviser or the Office of Student Success at

Stay connected and stay up to date

Sometimes it can be difficult keeping up with everything all the time. We understand, which is why we use a variety of tools to help ensure that you have access to the information you need when you need it. Below is a list of tools and platforms we use to distribute information.


Email is an official method of communication at VCU. All members of the VCU community are required to use and check their VCU email address regularly.

Student Success Resource Wire

The Student Success Resource Wire is your regular connection to available VCU School of Social Work resources, upcoming events and opportunities. It is sent weekly to enrolled students to their VCU email.

Student calendar

Use the VCU School of Social Work student calendar to see all school events, reminders and deadlines in one place.

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Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Social Work
Academic Learning Commons
1000 Floyd Avenue, Third Floor
Box 842027
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2027

Phone: (804) 828-1030
Fax: (804) 828-0716
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