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Family Weekend

We hope that you will join us for Family Weekend—an exciting opportunity to experience your student’s campus life, meet their friends, connect with other families and enjoy the VCU and Richmond communities. You are invited to participate in this annual fall event year after year as long as your student is enrolled in classes at VCU.

Family Weekend will take place October 4-6, 2019.

To prepare in advance for the weekend, here are a few things you should know:

Get to Know the Family Weekend Schedule 

For quick reference to Family Weekend events, download the VCU Families guide on the VCU RAM Guide app. Here, you can view the most updated information including schedules, maps and more. To view the VCU Families guide and the Family Weekend schedule on the web, please visit: https://guidebook.com/guide/102941/

Online registration is closed!
Regular online registration closed at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, September 29. You can still do walk-up registration during check-in at Family Weekend, but be prepared that many ticketed events may be sold out and apparel will not be available.

Please talk to your student before registering as fees for Family Weekend are non-refundable and tickets for events are non-changeable. Keep in mind that your student may want to show you around campus or take you to some of their favorite spots in Richmond instead of participating in all of the official Family Weekend activities. You are welcome to attend Family Weekend activities without your student if they are unable to participate. 

Still have questions?
First, check out our . If you have any additional questions regarding Family Weekend, please email ramfamilies@vcu.edu or call the Parent and Family Helpline at (804) 828-7322.

Registration has closed.

Registration for Family Weekend 2019 has closed.


About Richmond

It’s all happening in RVA. Plan ahead.

From historic attractions to outdoor adventures, shopping malls to one-of-a-kind boutiques, and a dynamic, eclectic arts, music and food scene, there are tons of activities and fun going on in and around the city.


Campus maps

We make it easy to navigate campus. Visit VCU maps for details on how to get to our event locations.

Stay Informed

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