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 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): $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.