Virtual VCU

Many of the services VCU students rely on have moved to an online format temporarily, allowing them to continue to support students. The following services remain available to students, broken down by the fee that makes them possible.

University fee

The university fee supports recreational sports facilities, University Student Commons, campus development, career and counseling centers, student disability and student services center, intercollegiate athletics and other programs. Select a header below to learn more about related services being offered remotely.

Library fee

Funds from the library fee sustains 24-hour services in James Branch Cabell Library, expands hours at the Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, strengthens digital tools and supports operating costs for VCU Libraries.

Learning support fee

The learning support fee supports tutors, supplemental instruction leaders and academic coaches for undergraduates and writing consultants for undergraduates and graduate students.

Activity fee

Funds from the activity fee support educational, social, cultural, and other student activities for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. These activities include the Student Government Association, sports clubs, student organizations, and publications

Health fee

The health fee, which is optional for part-time students, covers unlimited visits to University Student Health Services, after-hours phone advice for urgent medical problems and most laboratory tests (though it does not cover accidental injury, emergency room visits or hospitalization).