Need a hand? Here’s a helpful guide to some of VCU’s many student resources. – VCU news
There is no reason why students at Virginia Commonwealth University should go it alone when there is a wide range of support in the areas of well-being and academic success.
This guide to available resources, offices, and services can help students get organized, connect, and strengthen their academic potential.
What: The Campus Learning Center offers tutoring, additional education, a scientific center, academic coaching and a test center as well as online resources for successful academic habits.
Or: Hibbs Hall, 900 Park Ave., plus virtual meetings
What: Connect with VCU Career Services at the start of your college career to explore and choose a major, meet an advisor, create a CV, find an internship, prepare for an interview, search for a job, prepare to apply for a graduate school or network with businesses and alumni.
Or: University Student Commons, Room 143, 907 Floyd Ave. Satellite office at the Hunton Student Center, Suite 205, 1110 E. Broad St., as well as online and virtual meetings.
What: Classes and workshops show how to find, interpret and use materials in libraries and databases for academic work.
Or: James Branch Cabell Library (Monroe Park Campus), 901 Park Ave., and Health Science Library (MCV Campus), 509 N. 12th St.
What: The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs offers discussions, presentations and workshops on Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Cultural Heritage Month events, leadership mentorship and engagement opportunities, identity-based focus groups and diversity and inclusion learning floors. Students can get involved by attending or organizing events, participating in a focus group, or joining a multicultural board of directors.
Or: University Student Commons, room 215, 907 Floyd Ave.
What: RecWell is a blend of VCU recreation and wellness, serving the health and wellness needs of VCU students. The online Continue to be well The website offers a wide range of programs, services, education and outreach to support student and community well-being. Recreational sports are where students can learn about and participate in various physical and social programs through a variety of spaces, programs and events.
Or: Cary St. Gym, Outing Rental Center, Cary St. Field, MCV Campus Recreation Center (in the Larrick Student Center), tennis courts and 815 S. Cathedral Place.
What: The Student Financial Management Center is not only for students receiving financial aid, but enables all students to gain a better understanding of financial management through expense planning and counseling with staff or peer coaches in person or online.
Or: The Money Spot, Snead Hall, Suite B2170, 301 W. Main St.
What: Mastering the technology with the help of the Resnet helpdesk
Or: In line; submit a Resnet ticket
What: Understanding the writing process, structuring writing for your audience, and developing a framework for academic writing are some of the many workshops available at the VCU Writing Center. Services also include in-person appointments, online consultations and resources in English.
Or: Academic Learning Commons, 1000 Floyd Ave.
What: University Counseling Services offers individual and group clinical services. Areas of intervention include crisis support, advocacy services, ongoing substance abuse support, and identity-based resources. In-person and online resources and meetings are available.
Or: 907 Floyd Avenue, Suite 238.
What: University Student Health Services is a nationally accredited health care provider that provides primary care services to VCU students. Appointments are mandatory and must be made by phone.
Or: Clinics are available on the Monroe Park and MCV campuses. The Monroe Park Campus Clinic has an on-site pharmacy, and clinics on both campuses offer laboratory services.
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