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Daily Virtual Information sessions: Monday - Friday 10:30 am for Prospective Students and 2:00 pm for Accepted Students.

All on-campus events are cancelled through June 10

Visit with us virtually either through our chat sessions or virtual information sessions. In these video/live chat sessions with Admissions staff, you will learn more about VCU, our campus resources, and academic departments!


We’re very disappointed to inform you that VCU has cancelled both on-campus and off-campus events scheduled between Saturday, March 14 and Wednesday, June 10. At this time, we are exploring options for rescheduling these events or providing other alternatives and will be in touch with you with any updates as the become available.

In the meantime, take our virtual tour of campus and the residence halls and visit with us virtually either through our chat sessions or virtual information sessions. In these video/live chat sessions with Admissions staff, you will learn more about VCU, our campus resources, and academic departments! 

While we cannot host you on campus, you are still able to tour the campus virtually! Take our campus tour and our residence hall tour to get a feel for what we offer to students here at VCU.

The ongoing and expanding threats related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) prompted this decision. Though we’re disappointed that we will not be hosting you on campus, we know this decision is the right one. Your safety and health is of most importance to us.

To stay informed about VCU’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) visit second you step onto campus, you feel it — a big Ram welcome. We’re excited to meet you and show you around!

Daily tours

Daily tours are suspended from March 14 through June 10. 

Get acclimated during one of our daily sessions; we host them Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m., except on holidays and holiday weekends. Just register for the day and time you’d like to attend.

You’ll start with a 30-minute info session at 1111 W. Broad St. in our Welcome Center, which is right next to the VCU bookstore (in case you want to grab a cup of coffee beforehand). Then you’ll get a guided walking tour of the Monroe Park Campus, which takes just over an hour.

While the tour doesn’t include visiting a dorm room, detailed information about on-campus housing — including floor plans — is available at

After the tour, spend time one-on-one with an admissions counselor if you have more personal questions.

Departmental sessions

Want a closer look at a school or department you’re interested in? The following programs offer building tours and information sessions about topics that include their programs, scholarships and admission requirements.

Many are by appointment only. If you’re planning to visit campus, contact the individual school or department below ahead of time to coordinate a visit.

College of Engineering: Most weekdays, 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Register online to attend. For more information, contact the school at (804) 828-2129 or

James Branch Cabell Library: Visit for a list of upcoming facility tours. To schedule a tour outside of the dates and times listed, contact Donna Coghill at

School of the Arts: Monday-Friday, 1 p.m. RSVP online. For more information, call (804) VCU-ARTS.

School of Business: Individual tours and pre-admissions advising Monday-Friday at 1 p.m. by appointment. Schedule an appointment or learn more on the school's visit page.

School of Education: Weekdays, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or learn more, contact the School of Education at (804) 827-2670 or

School of Nursing: Get details about visiting, online and in-person information sessions, and open houses on the school’s visit page.

School of Pharmacy: Open Houses are held on Fridays from 2-4 p.m. and give prospective students an opportunity to learn more about the Pharm.D. program, ask questions about the admissions process, tour the MCV Campus and get a sense of student life from a current Pharm.D. student. Participants must register at least three days prior to the Open House they plan to attend. To cancel or reschedule an appointment, contact the Office of Admissions and Student Services at least 24 hours in advance at (804) 828-3000.

VCU Honors College: Weekdays, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or learn more, contact the Honors College at (804) 828-1803 or

Study abroad info sessions: Weekdays, 12:30 p.m. 912 W. Grace St., fourth floor. Seating limited to 10, no appointment required but arrive early for a seat. For individual appointments, call (804) 827-7882 or email

All other departments: Don’t see your school or department listed? We recommend scheduling an appointment with a faculty or department representative in your interest area — and doing so at least a week before you visit. For details about scheduling an appointment, contact Dominick White at (804) 828-8331, toll-free at (800) 841-3638, or at

Graduate sessions

Specialized graduate study info sessions and tours are available by appointment only. To make an appointment, email with the date you’d like to visit, the graduate program you are interested in, your phone number and your email address. You will receive an email confirmation with more information.

Group visits and special requests

Visiting with a party of 10 or more? Request a special group visit by filling out the reservation form. Reservations are not finalized until you receive a confirmation email. If you have questions about your reservation, email

Please note that group visits are not available during high school spring breaks due to an increased volume of visitors.

Interested in having a representative from VCU attend your upcoming event or college fair? Please email with your request.

Transfer sessions

Transfer information sessions that focus on the unique details that apply to transfer students are hosted at 9:30 a.m. one Saturday every month and at 11:15 a.m. on select Fridays. Check our registration calendar to view and sign up for one.

Self-guided tours

Unable to attend a daily session or tour? We’ve got you covered with a walking map — just stop by the Welcome Center and grab a copy.

Hours and location

VCU Welcome Center

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1111 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
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Park in the West Broad Street Deck, right above the Welcome Center and bring your ticket with you to the center to get it validated.

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My prospective student visit became a permanent stay. I felt so welcomed and wanted while on campus.

Miles Hicks
Mass communications
Class of 2018