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For accepted students

Received an offer of admission? 

If you received that magical letter, you’re in! All you have to do is officially accept. Select a checklist below to get started.

Important dates

Here are some dates to mark on your calendar.

For spring 2019 admission

Dec. 1, 2018: Deadline for in-state tuition rates re-evaluation if your Certificate of Admissions classified you as a non-Virginia resident and you believe this is inaccurate. To discuss, students should contact their freshman application processor.

Jan. 14, 2019: First day of classes; final transcripts must be on file. Note that the Office of Financial Aid will not be able to disburse funds until VCU has received your final transcript. 

Mid-January 2019: Payment for tuition, fees, and university room and board is due on the official first day of the semester for most students, but see your bill for the exact due date.

Nov. 1, 2019: Students may reactivate their application for up to one year from the date of their original application by contacting their freshman application processor.

For fall 2019 admission

March 1, 2019: Deadline for electronic FAFSA applications (Note: Feb. 1 is deadline for paper applications)

March 23, 2019: Preview Day for accepted students

Early April 2019: Apply for on-campus housing - the sooner the better to increase the chances that your housing preferences will be met.

April 6, 2019: Preview Day for accepted students

May 1, 2019: Deadline for responding to your offer of admission if letter was received before April 1; if received after April 1, you must respond within two weeks.

June-August 2019: New Student Orientation takes place in two-day sessions throughout the summer.

Aug. 1, 2019: Deadline for in-state tuition rates re-evaluation if your Certificate of Admissions classified you as a non-Virginia resident and you believe this is inaccurate. To discuss, students should contact their freshman application processor.

Aug. 17-25, 2019: Welcome Week

Aug. 20, 2019: First day of classes; final transcripts must be on file. The Office of Financial Aid will not be able to disburse funds until VCU has received your final transcript.

Mid-August 2019: Payment for tuition, fees, and university room and board is due on the official first day of the semester for most students, but see your bill for the exact due date.

Jan. 15, 2020: Students may reactivate their application for up to one year from the date of their original application by contacting their application processor in the Office of Admissions.

For spring 2019 admission

Dec. 1, 2018: Deadline for in-state tuition rates re-evaluation if your Certificate of Admissions classified you as a non-Virginia resident and you believe this is inaccurate. To discuss, students should contact their application processor.

Jan. 14, 2019: First day of classes; final transcripts must be on file. The Office of Financial Aid will not be able to disburse funds until VCU has received your final transcript.

Mid-January 2019: Payment for tuition, fees, and university room and board is due on the official first day of the semester for most students, but see your bill for the exact due date.

Nov. 1, 2019: Students may reactivate their application for up to one year from the date of their original application by contacting their application processor.

For fall 2019 admission

March 1, 2019: Deadline for electronic FAFSA applications (Note: Feb. 1 is deadline for paper applications)

March 23, 2019: Preview Day for accepted students

April 6, 2019: Preview Day for accepted students

June 1, 2019: Deadline for responding to your offer of admission if letter was received before May 1; if received after May 1, you must respond within two weeks. Applicants accepted to programs on the MCV Campus must follow departmental deadlines.

June-August 2019: New Student Orientation for transfer students takes place in full-day and half-day sessions throughout the summer.

Aug. 1, 2019: Deadline for in-state tuition rates re-evaluation if your Certificate of Admissions classified you as a non-Virginia resident and you believe this is inaccurate. To discuss, students should contact their application processor.

Mid-August 2019: Payment for tuition, fees, and university room and board is due on the official first day of the semester for most students, but see your bill for the exact due date.

Aug. 17-25, 2019: Welcome Week

Aug. 20, 2019: First day of classes; final transcripts must be on file. The Office of Financial Aid will not be able to disburse funds until VCU has received your final transcript. 

March 15, 2020: Students may reactivate their application for up to one year from the date of their original application by contacting their application processor.

Upon acceptance (two to four weeks after acceptance letter is received): Pay tuition deposit.

Aug. 16, 2019: Attend Graduate School Orientation.

Aug. 20, 2019: First day of classes (fall semester; MCV Campus students follow departmental schedule)

Jan. 13, 2020: First day of classes (spring semester) 

Mid-August 2019: Attend International Student and Scholar Orientation.

Mid-August 2019: Take the ELP Placement Test (if required).

Aug. 20, 2019: First day of classes (fall semester; MCV Campus students follow departmental schedule)

Jan. 13, 2020: First day of classes (spring semester)

 

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