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Information for recruiters

Information for recruiters

Registration is open for the Fall 2017 VCU Graduate and Professional School Fair, scheduled for September 28, 2017.

Register for the opportunity to meet and interact with students who are learning and making decisions about the graduate schools and programs they are interested in.

Attendees include prospective students from VCU, the University of Richmond, Virginia Union University and Virginia State University.

Date: Sept. 28, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: University Student Commons, second floor
Cost: 

  • $200 Early bird registration by July 28
  • $250 Registration after July 28 by August 25
  • $275 Late Registration by September 18 or until capacity reached

Register by September 18 to secure a table.
For cancellations, email gradmail@vcu.edu no later than Friday, September 22, 2017.

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The details

Agenda

8:30 to 10 a.m.: Recruiter check-in and setup; breakfast
Noon: Lunch

Electrical outlet access

Electrical outlets are limited. Please indicate on your registration form if you will require an electrical outlet, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Unloading/loading fair materials

The University Student Commons is located on the corner of Floyd and Linden streets. Loading and unloading may take place at the University Student Commons traffic circle, which is located on Floyd Avenue across from the James Branch Cabell Library between Linden and Cherry streets.

Internet access

Wireless internet is available to all campus visitors. Please use the “VCU Guest” network connection.

Parking

Parking is available at these decks:

  • West Main Street Parking Deck, 801 W. Main St.
  • West Cary Street Parking Deck, 1101 W. Cary St.

The West Main deck will likely fill up first, so please be prepared to park in the West Cary Street Deck. We encourage deck parking for all participants, as other nearby parking is minimal and the city’s posted parking regulations are strongly enforced.

Parking validation is available at the fair’s registration table; just bring your ticket with you.

Hotels

VCU’s Monroe Park Campus is centrally located in Richmond, Virginia. Check out downtown hotels located near campus.

Shipping your materials

Fair materials may be shipped to:

Virginia Commonwealth University
408 West Franklin Street – Blair House
Richmond, Virginia 23284
RE: Graduate and Professional School Fair

We will hold your items from September 25 – 28. Items received after September 27 are not guaranteed to be at your table for the event.

We do not have the ability to ship items back at this time; however, there are several shipping drop boxes on and close to campus:

UPS drop box
VCU/Ginter House, 901 W. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23284
Latest drop off: 6:45 p.m.

FedEx drop box
Inside, 701 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
Latest express drop off: 3 p.m.

Please note, you must have your prepaid shipping return label and completely prepare the package for shipping before proceeding to the drop-off box of your choice.