We are a diverse team of professionals dedicated to supporting the whole student in their life outside the classroom. We provide the knowledge, resources, spaces and fun to make your VCU experience safe, healthy, successful and unforgettable.
Map of Locations
Departments within the Division
Office of the Vice President
Central Office for Division of Student Affairs
Through our programs, services, and facilities, the Division of Student Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) champions holistic student development by fostering inclusive communities and providing dynamic, integrative learning experiences that prepare our students to be thoughtfully engaged contributors to the global community.
Dean of Students Office
The Dean of Students Office aims to help students chart a path toward success, overcoming barriers as they arise and ensuring that the proper support services are being utilized as needed.
Helping families transition to Virginia Commonwealth University and connect with meaningful university engagement opportunities.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
At VCU, we foster a community with a diverse mix of fraternities and sororities with the hopes that every student can find a chapter they want to join.
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
OMSA offers diversity, inclusion and social justice dialogues, presentations, and workshops, cultural heritage month events, mentorship and leadership engagement opportunities, identity-based discussion groups, and diversity and inclusion living-learning floors.
Student Conduct and Academic Integrity
Student Conduct and Academic Integrity supports the educational mission of the university by educating students about appropriate behavior, developing their ethical decision-making skills, and helping them understand how their actions affect others.
Recreation and Well-Being (RecWell)
VCU Recreation and Well-Being (RecWell) was created to bring together two separate departments with the same vision of making VCU a healthier and happier place to learn, work, and grow.
Residential Life and Housing
Residential Life and Housing at VCU provides safe, inclusive, and well-maintained facilities where we work together to build intentional communities to empower residents in their academic excellence, citizenship, and personal growth.
Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity
Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity promotes student development and creates a campus culture of inclusion and equal access for all students.
Student Media Center
Dedicated to the support and encouragement of responsible, independent student media organizations that connect, explore and enrich the lives of the university’s many constituencies.
Technology Support Services
Technology Support Services provide technical support and services to the Division of Student Affairs staff through the DSA help desk and VCU students through the Resnet help desk.
University Counseling Services
The mission of University Counseling Services (UCS) is to create an environment that fosters student growth, development, and psychological well being through direct clinical service, education, and prevention.
University Student Health Services
The mission of the University Student Health Services (USHS) is to provide quality outpatient medical care and public health services, including health education programming that empowers students to become full participants in their health care.
University Student Commons and Activities (The Commons)
The mission of the Commons is to enhance students’ education through high impact programs, activities and spaces designed to offer a holistic college experience that encourages students to connect, learn, explore, and thrive in a global society.
Student Leadership and Engaged Learning (OSLEL)
OSLEL empowers and supports students to become transformative and inclusive leaders through engagement in diverse experiential learning opportunities that foster their career readiness and sense of belonging in the VCU and Richmond communities. The functional areas of the office include the VCU Transform Living-Learning Program, the Emerging Leaders Program, and the VCU Peer Leadership Initiative.