You’re in class four hours of the day.
What do you do with the other 20?
Live. Play. Explore. Influence.
Life at VCU
Never a dull moment
We’re a big university in the middle of a bustling city. There’s a lot to do here. Explore below to get a sense of life at Virginia Commonwealth University and see just how full (and fulfilling) your days can be.
Living on campus
Where will you live? What will you eat? Don’t worry; you have options. Read more[View Image]
VCU’s quidditch team
Ways to get involved
Don’t be a hermit. Meet people, make a difference and discover new interests. It will make your college experience so much better. Read more[View Image]
Photo of students at Freshman Convocation in VCU’s Siegel Center
Spaces and places
Explore the spaces that VCU calls home and see how they fit with the city surrounding us. Read more[View Image]
Aerial photo of Richmond and James River
Get to know Richmond
There are so many reasons to fall in love with this city. We couldn’t possibly fit them all on one page, but we tried our best. Read more[View Image]
Pssssst…You can be an insider
How are current students keeping track of important campus events and information about student life? Download the VCU RAM Guide from the Apple or Google Play app stores to see what you can expect from experiences like New Student Orientation, move-in day, homecoming and more.
468 student organizations
Travel + Leisure ranked Richmond the No. 3 international travel destination in 2016
23 on-campus dining locations, plus hundreds of restaurants within a mile of campus
Each week a student, alum or faculty member takes over our Instagram account to give an inside look at life as a Ram.
Everyone here is just so accepting. It’s such a lively city and vibe.
Emery Aaron Edejer
Class of 2019