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About VCU

General Information about the University, including a brief history of VCU, University Policies, Committees, Organizational Charts, Financial Information, Board of Visitors Members, University Advancement, External Relations and more. Also included are maps of each campus, the VCU Strategic Plan, University Press Releases and directories of Academic & Administrative Units.

Academic Programs

VCU is a public, urban, research university, supported by Virginia to serve the people of the state and the nation. VCU excels in providing the highest quality educational opportunities possible to its students. Look here to learn more about VCU undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.


Information on Undergraduate and Transfer Admissions, Financial Aid, Graduate Admissions, MCV Campus Admissions, and International Admissions.


The Official VCU Athletics Web Site provides Ram fans with all of the latest information on VCU's 16 varsity sports. Scores, schedules, rosters and notes are available for every team, along with links to VCU's athletic facilities, coaches. upcoming athletic events and a look at the Siegel Center.


Virginia Commonwealth University is one of the youngest institutions to be recognized as a Carnegie Research University 1 with external funding of approximately $100 million. To learn more, visit the VCU's Research Centers and Institutes, VCU's Research Support Units, The School of Graduate Studies and the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park.

Medical Center

VCU has the Commonwealth's only comprehensive academic medical center located on the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) campus. The VCU Health Sciences Division, under the leadership of the Vice President for Health Sciences, includes the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. These schools as well as key Research Centers and Institutes, encompass strong multi-disciplinary research and graduate programs. MCV Hospitals, in collaboration with MCV Physicians, provides: high quality local, regional and statewide health care; hospital and clinic teaching sites for the education of VCU health professions students; assistance with the medical and biomedical research of VCU faculty.

For Students

Services, programs and publications for enrolled students, including employment and career planning, counseling, health, recreational sports, housing, student centers and activities, enrollment and financial aid, academic assistance, and much, much more. Browse the Student Organization Web. Search the VCU Resource Guide. Ask a question through FAQ and Answers.

For Faculty

University policies and procedures that are important to faculty are in the Faculty Handbook and at the Human Resources Division  website. Links to the Faculty Senate page, and to resources and services for teaching, research and other aspects of University life are provided, along with the faculty and staff directory and the latest schedule of classes.

For Staff

Links to the Human Resources Division website, the Staff Senate page and to directories, information and services that are of interest to staff.

For Alumni

Stroll Alumni Avenue where you can meet your Alumni Association presidents; catch up on the latest alumni statistics; set up a homepage; post news and information about yourself; update your alumni record and send news about yourself to be published in the alumni magazine; learn about alumni programs, events, services and trips; read feature stories from the alumni magazines; shop for VCU/MCV keepsakes; and, of course, JOIN the Alumni Association.


Find out what's happening at VCU. Whether it's a sports event or a jazz concert, a lecture on the economy or grand rounds, the academic calendar or a new film series, look here to find out what, when, and where.


VCU offers access to a wide range of information technology resources and services such as computer labs, consulting, instructional support, web support, electronic mail, and networking.


The library (or University Library Services) manages the James Branch Cabell Library on the Academic Campus and the Tompkins-McCaw Library on the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Campus.  Its Web pages provide a variety of electronic resources and databases of importance to VCU students and faculty, information about the library, and a path to other Internet sites.


Find the latest news stories at VCU as well as facts about the university, a guide to VCU's faculty experts and links to major news outlets across the country.


You can find information about people and VCU organizations. VCU's faculty/staff/student phone/email directory, VCU departmental homepages, and links to Web search engines are included.

About Virginia Commonwealth University's Web Site

This is VCU's home page for the World Wide Web. Information comes from a variety of sources, including not only official VCU departments, but also unofficial sources and individuals. Although every effort is made to present current and accurate information, the University does not author or edit all of the pages presented here and therefore cannot assume responsibility for all information. The contents of the VCU web site are governed by the VCU Web Publishing Guidelines.

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Richmond, VA  23284
(804) 828-0100

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