Newly admitted students

Congratulations, and welcome to VCU Graduate School!

Once you've received your offer of admission, please refer to the graduate student checklist for a list of important next steps.  

You'll also want to connect with us on social media for the latest news, announcements, and special events for VCU graduate students.

New student orientation

The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Association sponsor an orientation to introduce new graduate students to VCU and the city of Richmond. Departments also conduct individual orientation sessions with representatives available to talk with students and answer questions. 

New Graduate Student Orientation was held on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.