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Major Maps: How VCU helps your student find and grow their Spark!

VCU’s Major maps encourage major and career exploration, inspire professional networking, and engage students in real-world experiences, culminating in a VCU graduate who not only excelled in their area of study, but will also excel in their next professional goal, whether it be a career opportunity, graduate school or entrepreneurial endeavor. Students who are unsure […]

Create career and community connections

VCU Link is the online community for connecting students, alumni, parents and families for career advice, industry contacts and meaningful professional relationships. It’s not just another networking platform. It’s designed specifically for the VCU community, and everyone on the platform has opted to help or seek advice. “Premium” services don’t cost anything. You can use […]

May 2021 Development & Alumni Relations Events

Join us, wherever you are Check out these upcoming virtual events offered by VCU Alumni and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest updates. Noon-1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 18 Adulting 101 – Traveling on a Budget Learn from experienced alumni globe-trotters how to stretch your travel budget. The event kicks off […]

Campus Services Updates May 2021

Dining We’ve got some changes coming to dining plans next semester! The portal to purchase a plan will be opening mid-May at Last month, we surveyed dining plan holders to select which Student Commons locations they want to dine at next semester. Those changes will be announced this summer on our social media channels. […]

2021 VCUarts Commencement Exercises

VCUarts is excited to host a unique commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 15th at Richmond’s Altria Theater, honoring all 2020 and May 2021 graduates from the School of the Arts. This ceremony will be in-person for graduates only, but family and friends will be able to watch a virtual livestream. Due to current COVID-19 distancing […]

VCU Student Emergency Fund Fundraiser

Want to help support students in need? View the message below from the VCU Family Council and take part in their t-shirt fundraiser! “Dear Parents, The VCU Student Emergency Fund has been depleted. Now more than ever, with so many students experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this fund needs help. Please help […]

VCU Launches Independent Review of Greek Life

Dear VCU students, faculty and staff, On behalf of all of VCU, we continue to mourn the death of Adam Oakes, a freshman who had a promising future ahead of him. Like our community, we fervently want to understand what happened. VCU is working closely with the Richmond Police Department, which is leading the investigation […]

Family Spotlight: Walker Family

Today we’re thrilled to spotlight the Walker family! Amanda, Alan, Ben and VCU student Scott are from Mechanicsville, Virginia. Scott, an Actuarial Science (Financial Technology) major, is set to graduate as a member of the Class of 2022. Check out our interview with the Walker family below: What made you all choose VCU?  Great actuarial […]

Family Friday 2021

Spend some quality time with your favorite Ram! Check out some fun ideas and activities below to do with your Ram either together (if you’re both at home) or virtually. Virtual escape room Good sites:  Board Game Night Make Tanghulu (candied fruits) together. Check out the recipe at   Host a PowerPoint party Inspiration: […]

Top 5 Reasons To Apply for On-campus Housing

The on-campus staff is invested in your student’s future. They create an environment that nurtures success by helping students access campus resources, providing personal growth opportunities through programs, and helping students connect to the Richmond and VCU communities. One inclusive housing bill: Having all housing expenses in one bill allows students to focus on accomplishing […]

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