Students and Scholars

For the growing numbers of students and scholars all over the world, Virginia Commonwealth University is the place to be. Our nationally ranked academic programsglobal connections and attractive Richmond location combine to offer a unique educational experience.

The Global Education Office provides a one-stop shop where international students and scholars find the suite of services that help make the most of the opportunity. In this section, find out more about what makes VCU your education destination in the United States.

ISSP Contact Information

The ISSP office is open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, with the exception of holidays as the University is closed during this time.

ISSP staff members may be reached at 804-828-8471.

An international student / scholar needing immediate assistance during hours in which the ISSP office is closed should contact VCU Police at 804-828-1196 (non-emergency) or 804-828-1234 (emergency). VCU Police will contact the appropriate ISSP staff.