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Current students

Resources you need

We want this page to help you quickly get to the resources you need. Email homepage@vcu.edu to suggest an addition.

The essentials

  • eLearning: Home of Blackboard and other online learning tools
  • Class registration: Register for classes by logging into eServices
  • Contacts at VCU: General contact info for major units at the university
  • Email at VCU: myVCUmail is VCU’s implementation of Gmail for students
  • myVCU: Personal, customizable, online portal that provides access to Blackboard, email, VCUCard, events calendar, library record and more

Academic resources

Student support

  • Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity: Offers support services to students who have a documented disability
  • Division for Academic Success: Offers disability support services to students who have a documented disability
  • Financial aid: Connects students with resources that help make college affordable
  • Military Student Services: Eases the transition to college for veterans, servicemembers and military families
  • Student employment: Jobs at VCU open to students only
  • Transfer Center: Offers resources, programs and support specifically for transfer students
  • TRiO: Provides individualized assistance to low-income students, first-generation college students and students with documented disabilities
  • VCU Career Services: Assists students and alumni with job searching, writing resumes, preparing for interviews and more
  • You First at VCU: Helps first-generation students connect with resources that will help them navigate college

Student life

Getting around campus

  • Maps and directions: Campus maps, as well as information and photos of each building
  • RamRide: Free shuttle service between and around campuses for faculty, staff and students
  • RamSafe: Free transportation to on-campus locations and nearby residences and buildings within defined boundaries between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m.
  • Parking: Information on VCU’s parking decks and other facilities

Health and safety

  • Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: Safety guide produced by VCU Police that provides crime and fire statistics
  • Counseling services: Provides students with mental health care via appointments Monday through Friday
  • Emergency preparedness: Tips for how to stay safe in a variety of emergency situations
  • Health services: Clinics for students on both campuses that provide high-quality outpatient medical services, pharmacy services, after-hours phone consultation and more
  • JED Campus program: An initiative that supports student well-being and mental health
  • Sexual violence reporting and resources: VCU’s Title IX office can help you navigate your options
  • Wellness Resource Center: Helps students achieve a healthy lifestyle by providing education on nutrition, stress, domestic violence, alcohol and substance abuse, and more
  • VCU Alert: Operating status, current advisories, preparedness information and text alert signup details
  • VCU Police: Safety resources and programs, daily incident logs and more

Technology needs

  • fixIT: VCU’s in-house computer repair shop, located in the RamTech store
  • IT Support Center: Offers 24/7 phone support, live chat and online help request submission, as well as walk-in support during certain hours
  • RamTech: VCU’s computer store located on the Monroe Park Campus

Just for graduate students

  • Graduate School: Provides resources to graduate students and assists schools and departments with administration of graduate programs
  • Graduate classifieds: Free place for graduate students to post ads for roommates, jobs, items for sale, etc.
  • Graduate Student Association: Advocates for graduate students and sponsors events

Just for international students

  • English Language Program: Helps international students learn English in condensed programs based on experience level
  • Global Café: Casual event held several times a semester where students, staff and community visitors come together to mingle, learn about a featured culture, contribute ideas and discuss upcoming semester activities
  • Global Education Office: A one-stop shop where international students can find services such as immigration, housing and financial assistance

Keeping up with VCU

Quick Facts

31,076 students total

893 Honors students

Biology most popular major