Welcome to VCU!
We look forward to seeing you at Orientation, but you must make a reservation to
Your reservation is not complete until your online payment is received.
- First-year Student:
fee covers materials, parking, lunch and dinner (day one), evening snacks, breakfast (day two),
residence hall accommodations, linens and new student programs/services.
- First-Year Guest:
fee covers materials, lunch (day one), breakfast (day two) and family programs/services.
- Transfer Student:
fee covers materials, parking, lunch, and new student programs/services.
- Transfer Guest:
fee covers materials, lunch, and family programs/services.
- Transfer Student (Express Sessions):
Half-day Express orientation sessions are abbreviated versions of the full-day
sessions, designed for Transfer students who
are non-traditional, have completed more than 30 credits, or have full-time
career or family responsibilities. Please note that if you choose to attend
this shortened program, you may have to seek out resources outside of the Orientation
experience to fully prepare you for attending VCU as this program is not
comprehensive in nature.
- Transfer Guest (Express Sessions):
- Payments are not refundable.
Overnight accommodations on campus are not available for guests, or for students
attending one-day orientation programs.
Those planning to stay overnight in Richmond may go to
www.visitrichmondva.com/where-to-stay for information on
Please also see VCU's Richmond info page:
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