Strategic Enrollment Management

New Student Orientation Registration

Welcome to VCU!

We look forward to seeing you at Orientation, but you must make a reservation to attend.  Your reservation is not complete until your online payment is received. 
  • First-year Student: $150.00 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: $50.00 fee covers materials, lunch (day one), breakfast (day two) and family programs/services.
  • Transfer Student: $75.00 fee covers materials, parking, lunch, and new student programs/services.
  • Transfer Guest: $25.00 fee covers materials, lunch, and family programs/services.
  • Transfer Student (Express Sessions): $50.00 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): $25.00
  • 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 for information on hotels.
    Please also see VCU's Richmond info page:
To register online, please log in:
Enter your Student ID:
You will find your ID in your acceptance letter.
Include the "V" at the beginning of your ID.

Enter your Last Name:
You must type your last name exactly
as it is shown on your Certificate of Admission.