Welcome to VCU!
We look forward to seeing you at Orientation, but you must make a reservation to attend. We're sorry that we are unable to accept
debit transactions for online payment.
If you cannot pay online by credit card, you may
for a form that you can fill out, print and mail to us with your payment
by check or money order.
Reservations are not complete until payment is processed.
You can see a list of all Orientation session dates here
For First-year Students, the fee for the two-day orientation program is $95.00 per student, which covers all orientation materials, meals at the Shafer Court Dining Center, and an overnight stay in Brandt Hall.
For Transfer Students, the fee for the one-day orientation program is $45.00 per student, which covers all orientation materials and lunch at the Shafer Court Dining Center.
The cost for guests is $45.00 per person, which covers programs and materials for each guest, and for guests of transfer students, lunch at the Shafer Court Dining Center.
Overnight accommodations on campus are not available for guests, or for students attending one-day orientation programs. Parents and guests planning to stay overnight in Richmond may go to www.visitrichmondva.com/where-to-stay for information on hotels.
Please also see VCU's Richmond info page: www.vcu.edu/about/richmond
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