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New Student and Family Programs

Division of Student Affairs

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Helping new Rams and their families transition to VCU and connect with meaningful university engagement opportunities.

Fall 2021

VCU implemented a phased, on-campus reopening for the fall semester. Please visit for more information and updates. The New Student & Family Programs office continues to be closed and all staff are operating remotely. Please contact us at during this time.

The Team

Lynanne Yndestad [View Image]

Lynanne Jamison


Lauren Braun [View Image]

Lauren Braun

Assistant Director

Rachel Smith [View Image]

Rachel Smith

Communications Specialist 

Kristian Robinson [View Image]

Kristian Robinson

Graduate Assistant

Elijah Pennock [View Image]

Elijah Pennock

Administrative Assistant

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