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.  If you cannot pay online by credit or debit card, you may click here 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.
  • First-year Student: $95.00 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: $45.00 fee covers materials, parking, lunch (day one), breakfast (day two) and family programs/services.
  • Transfer Student: $45.00 fee covers materials, parking, lunch, and new student programs/services.
  • Transfer Guest: $45.00 fee covers materials, parking, lunch, and family programs/services.
  • 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.