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Barnes & Noble at VCU

Rent or buy textbooks, get decked out in game day gear and find all the Ram gift items and school supplies your need. Stop by our table at Ram Resources as part of Campus Services (Tables 7-9).


With two campuses and dozens of places to eat, from Chick-Fil-A to Pizza Hut, Starbucks Coffee, Panda Express and many other national and local venues, you'll never go hungry at VCU.

Military Student Services

Military Student Services at VCU helps veterans, active service members, dependents and spouses receiving military benefits make a successful transition into the academic community of VCU. If you are an active duty member, veteran, or their dependent, be sure to attend the Military Student Services Meeting after you check-in for your orientation day (see your schedule track for the time and location).

Parking & Transportation

Two campuses and a lot of city to see, but don't worry we make it easy to get around using your VCUCard, as well as plenty of parking close to classes, residence halls and other facilities.

Residential Life and Housing

First-year students attending orientation will stay over in Gladding Residence Center, which features 24-hour security and air-conditioning. If you haven't signed up for on-campus housing, you can find everything you need to know about accommodations and housing assignments from Residential Life and Housing.

Student Services Center

Your one-stop for Financial Aid, Records and Registration, Student Accounting

Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity Office

Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity (SAEO) Office welcomes and serves VCU students with documented disabilities who are registered for classes.

Transfer Center

Whatever school you're transferring from, whatever the reason, we're here to make your transition easy, seamless and successful with special services and resources just for you.

University Student Commons and Activities

The mission of the VCU University Student Commons and Activities is to support student development and build community through programs and services. Their staff is dedicated to facilitating all activities in and around our facilities, advising the VCU community on hosting events at VCU and providing direction on USC&A sponsored programs.

University Student Health Services

VCU's University Student Health Services is a nationally accredited health care service committed to providing high-quality outpatient care to VCU students.


The VCUCard is the official identification card for the Virginia Commonwealth University. You are required to carry your VCUCard with you at all times while on campus, especially since you will use it for everything you do! Your VCUCard provides access to services such as Pay 4 Print, RamsLaundry, as well as Wells Fargo. You can also access classrooms, dorms, offices, the library, RamRide, Student Activities & Events, as well as dining, gym, and parking facilities.

VCU Police

One of the largest university police departments in the country and has teams of hundreds working around the clock to keep you safe. Campus escorting, 24-hour emergency dispatch center and even an app to help you take part in making VCU as safe as possible for everyone.

VCU Technology Services