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About the Commons

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The Commons, a.k.a University Student Commons and Activities, supports:

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The Teams at The Commons

The Facility Operations & Event Services office for The Commons operates and coordinates the three student centers, The Commons, Hunton, and Larrick, and also manages space reservations and event coordination for nearly 80% of VCU through the EMS WebApp.  Our audio-visual staff and our housekeeping staff are a critical part of the Facility Operations & Event Services office.  

The Student Leadership & Engagement office for The Commons supports student programming, campus engagement, student leadership, and civic engagement. Look to our team to provide programs, experiences, and resources that develop the key skills and behaviors necessary to become active leaders. Here are a few of our program highlights:

The Office of Civic Engagement and Fraternity & Sorority Life supports more than 40 fraternities and sororities at VCU and facilitates volunteer opportunities VCU Votes Coalition, Alternative Breaks, Expedition RVA and more.

The VCU Finance Service Center, Department of Student Affairs, supports The Commons with accurate financial reporting by maintaining adequate supporting documentation for all transactions. The center reconciles and insures the overall financial accuracy of all funds and accounts for The Commons.

The Commons Marketing office coordinates communication and marketing for The Commons programs and services. The Marketing office serves as the webmaster for this website. Contact The Commons Marketing office at

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