More than just helping you schedule classes, the UC's academic advising program can help you select a major, navigate university policies and direct you to other campus resources. Please click on the links below to learn more:
Through the Campus Learning Center within the University College, students can participate in supplemental instruction and tutoring sessions to gain extra confidence in notoriously difficult courses.
The University College Writing Center aids students throughout the writing process – from selecting a writing topic at the beginning of a semester to proofreading a final draft.
The University College is the central home for VCU's core curriculum, with the central component of the curriculum being the Focused Inquiry I and II courses, which all first-years students are enrolled in.
The Focused Inquiry courses, which replace English 101, will help you target specific skill areas, including communication (both written and oral), critical thinking and problem solving, the development of quantitative abilities, information retrieval and evaluation and collaborative work.
All incoming students attend an orientation session aimed at introducing you to academic and campus life at VCU. The UC also offers ongoing programs for new students to ensure a successful transition to college. Please click on the links below to learn more: