Arts Information Sessions and Campus Tours
Monday through Friday 1pm – 3pm (except on holidays) – RSVP NOW
VCUarts tour guides are art students who speak about their personal experiences and show prospective students and their families the campus, arts studios and classroom facilities that they are most interested in visiting.
Tours meet at 1pm at the VCU Welcome Center, 1111 West Broad Street.
Questions about arts tours? Contact Angie Allen or Erin Neff at 804-VCU-arts / firstname.lastname@example.org.
This tour and info session is focused on our undergraduate programs. If you are a prospective graduate student and would like to set up a tour, you should contact your department of interest.
VCU also offers general campus walking tours Monday through Saturday.
Upcoming Open Houses
Preview Day for Accepted Students: Saturday, April 5, 2014
9:00 to 9:45 am – Check in (W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall 922 Park Ave.) A detailed program will be provided at check-in.
9:45 to 11:30 am – Welcome presentation and candid Q&A panel for School of the Arts
11:30 am to 1:30 pm – Tours of the School of the Arts & Departmental Breakout Sessions
11 am to 2 pm – Tours of general VCU campus, residence halls, and the Cary Street Gym
11 am to 3 pm – VCU financial aid counselors will be available to answer your questions
11:30 am to 2 pm – Be among the first to register for new student orientation!
Noon to 2 pm – University services and resource fair, plus special interest sessions about the first-year experience and Education Abroad programs
1 to 6 pm – VCU Intercultural Festival, Monroe Park
Coming into town on Friday, April 4? Here is a sample itinerary for your trip!
1pm – Arrive at the Welcome Center for the 1pm School of the Arts information session and tour. The info session highlights opportunities available at VCUarts, and is followed by a walking tour of VCUarts facilities, led by current VCUarts students. The tour will conclude at approximately 3:30-4pm.
Friday evening – Enjoy the local arts scene by participating in RVA First Friday, downtown Richmond’s long-standing monthly art walk that happens on the First Friday of every month. Or, go to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – it’s open until 9pm and is about a mile from our campus. You’re sure to be hungry after that, so have dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants.
While You Are in Richmond
- Places to stay (ask hotel for VCU visitor discount)
- VCUarts Events
- Richmond Events
- Visit the VMFA
- Richmond Galleries
- Shopping in Carytown
- Take a walk in Maymont Park
- Explore the James River