We are delighted to welcome the parents and families of our students to an extraordinary community. New Student Programs and University College are dedicated to helping students make their transition to college a successful one with the support of a network of educators, advisors and administrators. We know that parents and families are important partners in the success of our students too so we encourage you to stay connected! Together we can help make your student’s college experience a success!
We also recognize that transitioning into the role of a parent of a college student can be difficult! We are here to support you by answering questions and providing opportunities for you to be involved. Please let us know how we can help!
How to Use This Guide
On each of the following pages you’ll find information designed to help you navigate the many resources and services available to you and your student here at VCU.
useful information on transitioning to college, and time and stress management;
learn more about the many resources available to your student;
physical and online collections for you and your student;
all of the most important VCU service links from business to health and everything in between; and
information to help you and your student navigate being part of VCU and Richmond, VA