The following information and links are for students who have completed the appropriate admissions documents, and have been admitted into an academic program at VCU. Please note that all students must notify the Office of International Admissions of their intent to matriculate at VCU. Students are welcome to contact the Office of International Admissions with any questions at (804) 828-6016 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Orientation begins at 8:30 a.m. and will be held in the University Student Commons.
Fall 2010 orientation packet [PDF]
Frequently asked questions about registration
VCU Academic Calendar
Academic Orientation information (undergraduate)
Change of major (undergraduate only)
Computing Help Desk
Deferring Admission: Please contact the Office of International Admissions directly for information on relevant deferrals.
Detailed information on registration: Please note all new international students must first meet with their academic advisor and notify the Office of International Admissions of their intent to attend before registering by emailing Aliça Hodges at firstname.lastname@example.org with their VCU ID included.
Domicile (Residency) Information: determining eligibility for in-state tuition
How do I get an eID? This is required for registration and e-mail accounts
How do I get a VCU e-mail address?
How do I pay the SEVIS fee (DHS Site)?
Undergraduate students must be enrolled in 12 credits and Graduate students must be enrolled in nine credits to maintain F-1 visa status during the academic semester. Please note that academic enrollment during the summer term is not required.
How do I learn more about on-campus housing?
Schedule of classes
Transfer credit information: For information on student transfer credit from other universities, e-mail Mr. Mas Mastriyana, VCU International Credential Evaluator at email@example.com so your transfer credit evaluation can be prepared in a timely fashion.
*Please note that any and all potential transfer credits are at the sole discretion of the academic department.*
Tuition and fee information
Visa information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Department of State
Visa interview information (from NAFSA)