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Getting Started

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International students and scholars face many challenges when beginning their studies in a new country. The Global Education Office staff offers assistance, guidance and support as they adjust to a different culture and pursue their educational goals.

International Student Orientation

Virtual International Student Orientation is now available online. This orientation provides incoming international students with information about:

  • local housing options, health insurance, banking and other essential needs
  • resources and practices to help you do well in your classes
  • opportunities for getting to know your classmates and professors, making new friends and exploring Richmond and the region

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NOTE: New international students MUST complete all modules by Monday, January 11, 2021.  

For more information, contact Nichole Dorton at nldorton@vcu.edu.

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