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International Students & Scholars

Pre-arrival Checklist


✔  Notify the VCU Office of International Admissions that you will be attending: email Alica Hodges at ahodges@vcu.edu.  Include your full name and V-number (found on your acceptance letter).

✔ Obtain a student visa. Review basic information on the process of obtaining a student visa.

✔ Visit your doctor in your home country and request that he/she complete the VCU Certificate of Immunization in English. 

✔ Register online for the English Language Placement test, if listed as a requirement on your VCU acceptance letter. 

Get information and register for International Student and Scholar Orientation

✔ Make travel plans to arrive at VCU at least two days prior to International Student and Scholar Orientation.


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