Focused Inquiry

The Department of Focused Inquiry offers small, seminar-style classes for first- and second-year students as part of the general education program at VCU.

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Common Book

The Common Book Program connects VCU students to one another by sleecting an annual book that focuses on the most-pressing topics and themes of our time.

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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Interdisciplinary Studies Program
empowers students who wish to create an individualized curriculum not available in traditional majors and minors.

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Focused Inquiry Learning Lounge

The FILL provides resources and programs to support student success and belonging within the Department of Focused Inquiry.

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University College Fund dollars provide the University College with the ability to meet unexpected needs not funded through the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as respond to unforeseen opportunities.

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One VCU: Responsible Together

One VCU: Responsible Together provides more information about VCU’s plan for a safe and productive campus during the COVID-19 crisis. The Commons provides many resources and tools to help student organizations optimize virtual events.

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