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 sessions designed as a convenient alternative for
Transfer students who have completed more than 30 credits elsewhere or may be non-traditional students
with career or family responsibilities. While this program is abbreviated, Orientation Leaders and campus
partners will be able to address all of your questions and ensure you have a successful start at VCU.
- 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:
To register online, please log in: