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Experience campus virtually

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Virtual tour

Exploring VCU is only a click away! Take a virtual trip to campus and check out some of the most popular spots.

Chat virtually with admissions staff

For the health and safety of our community and visitors, VCU has temporarily canceled on- and off-campus events 

While we would rather meet with you on campus and in person, you can visit with us virtually through our live chat and information sessions. Join these video sessions with admissions staff to learn more about VCU, our campus resources and academic departments.

Check our virtual chat and information sessions page to learn more.

Daily tours

Daily tours are currently suspended. We look forward to showing you around campus as soon as we can.

Departmental sessions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily suspended on-campus department visits.

Want to reach out to a specific department or school to schedule a virtual visit or ask a question? Find out about the online resources we have available for you and how to connect with us below.

College of Engineering: A member of VCU’s College of Engineering admissions team would love to host you for a real-time virtual visit! Schedule your visit with us online. You can also contact us at

James Branch Cabell Library: Although our facilities are temporarily closed, you can visit for a list of upcoming online events and open workshops.

School of the Arts: Explore our arts facilities online or view a 360° VCUarts tours on Google. For more information, call (804) VCU-ARTS.

School of Business: Take a virtual visit with us via Google Hangouts. Email us at to schedule it.

School of Education: Send your questions to the School of Education at or call (804) 827-2670.

School of Nursing: Our staff remains available to answer any program or admission questions you have. Contact the Office of Student Success at (804) 828-5171 or

School of Pharmacy: Prospective Pharm.D. students are encouraged to schedule a one-on-one virtual appointment with our Assistant Director for Recruitment and Pipeline Programs. Scheduling a recruitment advising appointment provides the opportunity to clarify any questions you may have about the application process in regards to transcripts, recommendation letters, etc. Each meeting is tailored to meet the needs of the student and is no longer than 30 minutes. Recruitment advising appointments are for college-level students interested in applying to the Pharm.D. program.

VCU Honors College: Join us on Zoom for group information sessions for both accepted and prospective students. We also offer individual virtual visits by appointment. Register for an information session or one-on-one online visit. Have a question? Contact us at (804) 828-1803 or

Study abroad info sessions: To contact us, call (804) 827-7882 or email

All other departments: Don’t see your school or department listed? We recommend reaching out to a faculty or department representative in your interest area. For more details, 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

Check out our COVID-19 frequently asked questions for prospective and accepted transfer students here. Fill out a Transfer Advising Request form to schedule a time to connect with a transfer advisor virtually.

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