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Ready to experience VCU and find out what it's like to be a Ram? VCU is committed to offering a variety of visit opportunities for you to meet with our admissions staff and tour our campus.

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In-person campus tours

Our In-person campus tours are held Monday through Saturday at various times for prospective students and their families. Tours are primarily outdoors, are 100% walking, and will last about an hour in total.

Virtual information sessions

Our virtual information sessions are held Monday through Saturday at various times for prospective students and their families. These information sessions are conducted by our admissions counselors and provide overviews of the university and the steps for completing the admissions application process.

High school visits and college fairs

Connect with your admissions counselor by registering for upcoming virtual and in-person high school visits and college fairs. These engaging sessions will offer prospective students an opportunity to hear more about what makes VCU unique, while providing students with an opportunity to get answers to all of their questions about the university and the admissions process.

Departmental sessions

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 access to the library is currently limited to VCU cardholders only, you can visit for a list of upcoming online events and open workshops.

School of the Arts: Register for a virtual information session, portfolio review or one-on-one meeting at You can also explore our arts facilites online or or view a 360° VCUarts tours on Google. Have questions? Email or call (804) VCU-ARTS.

School of Business: Want to experience the VCU School of Business for yourself? We'd love to connect! We offer personal tours, either virtually or in-person. To schedule, please register online or contact Undergraduate Recruitment at (804) 827-8888 or Visits are generally offered weekdays at 1 p.m. If another time works better, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

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 join the School of Pharmacy for one of their virtual information sessions or Open Houses. Appointments can be scheduled on the School of Pharmacy website.

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 Jerry Brown at (804) 827-2224, toll-free at (800) 841-3638, or at

Transfer sessions

Looking to transfer to VCU from another two- or four-year institution? Please complete the Transfer Advising Request form to schedule a time to connect with a transfer advisor virtually. Attend a virtual information session or in-person campus tour, a virtual college fair or sign up for a virtual visit to your community college. You can also check out our COVID-19 frequently asked questions for prospective and accepted transfer students.

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.

Special requests

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

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.

Monday - Friday
8 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

10 a.m. Tour
12 p.m. Tour 


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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