A place unlike any other

VCU students come from all over to be part of our vibrant environment at the center of an urban community. Whether you're looking to make trailblazing art, cruise down river rapids, launch a business or make new friends, you'll find plenty to do here.

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.

Students in a VCU dorm room

Ways to get involved

From student organizations to service learning, here's how to meet people, discover new interests and make a difference.

VCU students at a community event

Spaces and places

Explore the spaces around campus and how they fit with the city we call home.

Students walking on Broad St. in Richmond, Virginia

Wellness and safety

Everything you need to stay safe and take care of your health and wellbeing.

Photo of VCU student and VCU police officer


Cheer on the Rams in one — or all — of our 15 Division 1 sports.

The Peppas, a VCU student athletic pep band.

Arts for all

Everyone can be an artist — or at least benefit from knowing one. Get to know our creative community.

VCU students in an art gallery

Get the inside scoop

Keep track of campus events and important news, all in the palm of your hand. Download the VCU Mobile app from the Apple or Google Play app stores to view dining menus, see VCU Athletics schedules, reserve a study room at the library and more.

Quick facts

  • 400+ student organizations
  • 22 on-campus dining locations

Never a dull moment

You're in class four hours a day. How will you spend the other 20?