Division of Student Affairs Central Office
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.
New Student and Family Programs (NSFP)
Helping new Rams and their families transition to Virginia Commonwealth University and connect with meaningful university engagement opportunities.
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA)
The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) is a resource for Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) students, faculty and staff. The primary mission of OMSA is to assist traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented student populations (i.e. race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender) through advising, support, program development, retention, mentoring and by promoting an appreciation of diversity throughout the campus community.
Residential Life & Housing (RLH)
Residential Life & 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 & Educational Opportunity (SAEO)
The mission of the VCU Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity (SAEO) Office is to assist Virginia Commonwealth University in creating a learning environment where all students have equal access to every aspect of the University's programs, services, and activities. We do this through partnerships with students, faculty, and staff to promote students' independence and to ensure the recognition of students' abilities, not disabilities.
Student Media Center (SMC)
The VCU Student Media Center (SMC), located at 817 W. Broad St., houses various media outlets (student media organizations) that are run and produced by students.
The SMC and its student media organizations offer opportunities for involvement for a variety of interests, including writing, reporting, photography, design, music, fashion, culture, comics, web, audio, video, editing and more.
University Student Commons & Activities (USC&A)
The mission of the VCU University Student Commons and Activities is to support student development and build community through programs and services.
Through sport, fitness, outdoor adventure, experiential leadership development, and instructional programs, Recreational Sports inspires and empowers the VCU community to commit to a lifetime of wellness.