Make a Virtual Appointment

VCU Career Services is ready and able to offer virtual career advising appointments to current students and alumni within one year of graduation. Individuals can select or change the medium of any appointment type within Handshake to Zoom, phone, or email (best for document review). You can also cancel and/or reschedule appointments via Handshake or by calling our front desk at 804-828-1645.

Remember that Handshake and useful resources on the VCU Career Services website remain available all students and alumni 24/7. You may also visit our virtual services and support page to see other ways our team can help you, even in this remote environment.

If you have questions about an existing appointment, please email your career advisor directly. If you have questions about how to set up an appointment, please contact us at

Office Information

About us

Our goal is to help you develop a plan for defining and achieving your career and professional goals, starting your first semester at VCU. We offer individual advising appointments to students and alumni during their first year after graduation.

All VCU students may use our services. The School of Business and College of Engineering also have individual career centers.

Our office:

Location: University Student Commons, first floor, across from Chick-Fil-A (with a satellite office in Hunton Student Center, Suite 205)


**Starting Thursday, March 4th**Spring 2021 Office Hours (Quick Questions): Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.(last appointment will be checked-in at 12:45 p.m.) Make sure to bring a device(laptop or phone) if you would like to have a document reviewed during drop-in hours with an advisor on duty.


Virtual Advising Appointments and Document Review Available: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m


Suit Yourself Closet: Closed at this time. Will re-open Wednesday, March 10th by appointment only. Wednesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Professional Headshot Service: Closed for the Spring 2021 semester. At-home step-by-step guide.


Make a career advising appointment

Upcoming Career Fairs and Events

Pre-Medicine Declaration Live Q&A

This workshop is for students that have completed the Pre-Medicine declaration process on the Pre-Professional Health Hub available on Canvas and want to discuss any questions or concerns they have about the declaration process, being a Pre-Professional Health student, or being on the Pre-Medicine track. If you have not yet completed the Pre-Medicine declaration process and would like to you can use this link, ( to register for the Canvas hub and begin your declaration process. Please register on Handshake. You will be directed to register on Zoom to receive the link to access the event.

Medical School Admissions with Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Meet the Military Medical School Admissions Panel from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and learn about: What USUHS offers What it takes to get into medical school Military Life The benefits you will receive & more !

Virtual - Maximize Your Gap Year - Spring 2021

Time is valuable. There's so many options after graduation. You're thinking about graduate school, but not quite sure if you're ready, or even prepared? You will learn the different opportunities you can explore for a Gap Year - the year between when you graduate with a bachelor's degree and enter into a graduate program. VCU Careers Services wants to help you maximize your experiences so that none of your time is wasted.

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