Getting Started

International students and scholars face many challenges when beginning their studies in a new country. The Global Education Office staff offers assistance, guidance and support as they adjust to a different culture and pursue their educational goals.

Find everything you will need to assist you before you arrive at VCU and after you are here in the information below.

Pre-arrival information

Post-arrival information

International Student Orientation

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Student Academic Learning Commons, MCALC 1201
1000 Floyd Avenue

Check-In for the ISO will begin at 8:30 a.m. (EST) in the lobby of the Academic Learning Commons on the first floor. The ISO will begin PROMPTLY at 9 a.m.

Please register for the orientation.

If you have not already done so, please review the New Student Welcome guide you received by email.