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Join us for Open House

Open House

Virginia Commonwealth University wants to host you and your family during our upcoming in-person and virtual Open Houses! Join us for one or more of our events and hear from faculty, staff, students, and alumni from all of our different schools and colleges.

Spring 2022 In-Person Open House

Saturday, Feb. 12, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

RSVP to attend VCU's in-person Open House.

Check-In: 9-9:45 a.m.

Check-in for this event will be held in multiple locations based on your academic area of interest. Below are the various options for you to choose from. 

College of Engineering
Engineering Research Building
401 W. Cary St.

College of Humanities and Sciences, VCU Life Sciences
Siegel Center
1200 W. Broad St.

School of the Arts
Grace E. Harris Hall
Rooom 101 (Auditorium)
1015 Floyd Ave.

School of Business
Snead Hall
301 W. Main St.

School of Education
Oliver Hall
Education Wing
1015 W. Main St.

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs
Academic Learning Commons
1000 Floyd Ave.

School of Social Work
Academic Learning Commons 
Upstairs Lobby
1000 Floyd Ave.

Event Program 

After a brief welcome, all visitors will have the option to pick and choose which sessions they would like to attend. During the afternoon, most sessions will be offered multiple times.

  • Departmental Overviews, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Campus Tours, Various Student Life, Activities, and Support Service Sessions, will be held at various times between 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Parking Information 

All guests are welcome to park in one of our complimentary parking decks. These decks include:

  • West Broad Street Deck: 1111 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23284
    Recommended for College of Humanities and Sciences, and VCU Life Sciences Overviews
  • West Main Street Deck: 801 W. Main Street, Richmond, VA 23284
    Recommended for College of Engineering, School of Business, School of the Arts, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, and school of Social work Overviews
  • West Cary Street Deck: 1201 W. Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23284
    Recommended for School of Education and additional overflow parking 


Spring 2022 Virtual Open House

Monday-Thursday, Feb. 7-10, 5-7 p.m. each night. 

RSVP to attend VCU's virtual Open House.


You will receive an email each night of our virtual Open House week with the link to access that night’s live sessions.

Throughout the week, you will hear from various VCU schools and departments. Feel free to check out our virtual tours and resource fair videos. We will host live sessions from Monday, Feb. 7 through Thursday, Feb. 10, from 5-7 p.m. each night. 

Live Chat Session Schedule

Monday, Feb. 7, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. 

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022 from 5-7 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 from 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 from 5-7 p.m.

Every day between 5-7 p.m. there will be a live Office of Admissions Zoom Q&A session. Please register for Open House to attend!

Check out our Student Resource Fair and hear from the following offices:

ACE-It, Academic Advising, Alumni Relations, Career Services, da Vinci Center, Global Education, Military Student Services, Office of Continuing and Professional Education, ROTC, RamTech, REAL, Rec Sports, Parking and Transportation, Student Accounting, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity, TRIO, University Student Commons, University Student Health Services, VCU Aspire, VCU Libraries, VCU Pipeline, VCU Police, VCU Writing Center