A place for everyone

Whether your life plan has been set since elementary school or you’re still figuring out who you want to be, there are countless ways to explore your ideas and connect with people who share — and challenge — them.

Student orgs

With more than 400 organizations, it’s easy to meet people who share your interests, whether it's social change, anime, fashion or coding. Find your club.

Students with hoola hoops

Fitness and sports

If being active and staying fit is important to you, you’re in luck. We offer workout facilities, pools, intramural sports, club sports, exercise classes and much more. Get moving.

Students working out at Cary Street Gym

Student media

VCU has eight student-run media outlets. From our radio station to our award-winning student newspaper, there are lots of ways to make your voice heard — or just catch up on the news of the day. Check out our student media.

Students working in the Commonwealth Times office.

Studying abroad

VCU offers study, research, internship and service abroad programs in more than 50 countries and across nearly every discipline. The best part? Many cost the same as VCU’s in-state tuition, room and board. Find your next adventure.

Student with sketchbook sitting on hilltop with Peruvian ruins and mountains in the distance

Quick facts

  • 400+ student organizations
  • 32 sports clubs

Make a difference

Our students have an innate drive to make our campus and our community a better place. VCU is a national model for community engagement, with thousands of students actively involved in community service each year.

Students volunteering at a community event

Catch the Ram spirit

There’s no one like us and no place like VCU. And when we get together to celebrate what sets us apart, well, things can get a little rowdy.