New and returning international students can review our Return to Campus FAQs for important information about spring semester 2021.

Student Katie Hines is interviewed.



GEO News 2020-21


November 19, 2020

Globe Japanese course

Virtual courses create unique global connections for students

The Global Education Office helps students continue to make international and mult-generational connections through virtual programs.

November 11, 2020

Jayani Christopher

International student shares why she chose VCU and her experience during COVID-19

Jayani Christoper discusses being an international student at VCU during the era of COVID-19.

October 16, 2020


$1 million gift will help expand programs for international students

An anonymous $1 million gift to VCU Engineering will enrich the experience of international students at Virginia Commonwealth University and its College of Engineering by providing funds for a range of cultural and educational activities to help them thrive in a new environment.

October 1, 2020

VCU Compass

VCU named the nation’s #1 Peace Corps Prep Certificate-Issuing Institution for 2020

The Peace Corps announced Virginia Commonwealth University is the agency’s number one certificate-issuing institution for 2020.

September 23, 2020

Study abroad

Study abroad programs cancelled through May 2021

Due to the uncertainty of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Commonwealth University has decided to cancel all study abroad programs through May 2021.