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Welcome to VCU Globe

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VCU Globe is a living-learning program that prepares Virginia Commonwealth University students to live and work in a 21st-century global environment.

With VCU Globe, you will expand your knowledge
and impact as a global citizen through the connection of course work, co-curricular activities and a vibrant residential experience.

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Important Dates

2018-19 Application Deadlines
Jan. 11, 2019
To be notified Jan. 14, 2019

Nov. 9, 2018 (priority deadline)
To be notified Nov. 16, 2018

Open Houses
Nov. 3, noon-2 p.m.
Nov. 28, 2-4 p.m.

Sept. 21, 2-5 p.m.
Oct. 23, 6-8 p.m.

Want to learn more about joining VCU Globe? Come see us around campus:

Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-noon, Main & Linden
Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m., Compass (Shafer Side)
Nov. 2, noon-2 p.m., Commons Lobby

Aug. 22, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Compass (Cabell Side)
Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-noon, Compass (Shafer Side)
Sept. 13, 2-4 p.m., Franklin & Shafer
Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Commons Lobby

Global living

Global Living

International and domestic students from a variety of majors share apartments in the new West Grace Street Student Housing – North residence hall, optimizing opportunities for intercultural communication and learning.


Global learning

Global Learning

Students will take 12 credits of specialized course work beginning the spring of freshman year and ending in senior year.


Global Engagement

Global Engagement

VCU Globe students will experience cultural activities and unique opportunities to engage in at least 40 hours of service with and for members of other cultures on campus and in the local and international communities.