Resources for student support
The following links offer a portal to vital information and resources related to student support and success across the university (please note: these links may carry you to pages outside of the Office of the Provost website).
- Academic programs
A searchable database of all academic programs on offer at VCU
- VCU Bulletin
Provides course descriptions, curricular information, academic requirements and university policies for all VCU students
- Academic calendars
Provide key dates and milestones for the current and upcoming semesters
- Schedule of classes
A comprehensive list of classes offered by semester
Request transcripts of academic records
- Virginia Community College System and Richard Bland College transfer pathways
A list of current transfer agreements between VCU and local community colleges
- Student Success
VCU's student success unit oversees academic advising and other academic support areas, including Writing Center, Transfer Center, Campus Learning Center and Student-Athlete Support Services.
- Major maps
Strategic, individualized career-planning maps that help guide students during their time at VCU.
- Academic advising (first-year, undeclared, nondegree-seeking and pre-health baccalaureate students)
The University Academic Advising office helps a variety of students select academic programs and identify educational goals.
- Academic advising (upper-division undergraduate students)
Provides advising services for junior and senior level undergraduate students.
- Transfer Center
Offers resources, programs and support specifically for transfer students.
- Financial aid
Connects VCU students with programs and resources to help fund their education
- Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity
Offers support services to students who have a documented disability
- You First at VCU
Helps first-generation students connect with and navigate their college experience.
Information about VCU's Relevant Experiential and Applied Learning initiative.
- Global Education Office
Office that oversees global outreach and international student services at VCU
- Study abroad
VCU Education Abroad office offers a variety of study abroad opportunities for students.
- Living-Learning Programs
Information about VCU's all-encompassing experiential learning opportunities.
- Career Services
Career-focused assistance for students, including job searching, resume, and interview help.
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
Supports undergraduate students throughout all stages of the research process.li>
- The Department of Recreation & Well-Being (RecWell)
RecWell provides a broad range of programs and services that support the well-being of our VCU community, including group exercise, outdoor adventure, intramural sports, personal training, aquatics, employment opportunities, and much more. RecWell educates and provides outreach on health topics that impact student well-being, including publication of the popular Stall Seat Journal.
- Division of Student Affairs
Dedicated to supporting student career, financial, mental, social, housing, and physical well-being
- University Counseling Services
Provides students with mental health care services via appointment
- University Student Health Services
Clinics that provide outpatient medical services and pharmacy services for students
Student records and enrollment
- Records and registration
Assists students with academic records and transcripts, course registration
- Student applications
Information on how to apply to VCU for all students (freshman, transfer, graduate, international)
- Student Enrollment Management
Division at VCU that provides oversight of recruitment, retention and graduation for all students