Academic support and advising

Student advising

University Academic Advising

UAA provides advising services for first-year, undeclared, nondegree-seeking, and pre-health and baccalaureate students. 

VCU Advising

VCU Advising provides academic advising services for upper-division undergraduate students.

Transfer advising

The VCU Transfer Center provides advising services for prospective and incoming transfer students.

Major maps

Major maps combine academic planning and career planning to allow students to create individualized success plans.


Navigate is a free mobile app that can help connect students at all levels to advising resources.

Academic support

Writing Center

VCU’s Writing Center offers brainstorming sessions with and writing feedback from student consultants. 

Campus Learning Center

Students can receive tutoring or supplemental instruction through the Campus Learning Center.

Student-Athlete Support Services

SASS helps student-athletes achieve their full potential academically, personally and professionally during their VCU career.

Academic initiatives

First-Year Student Success

Our first-year success courses help students navigate the college experience and feel connected to VCU.

Summer Scholars

Our by-invitation Summer Scholars program is designed for incoming freshmen to begin their studies early.