How To Apply

Step one: Apply.

Step two: Change the creative world.

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Start the VCUarts application process right here.

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First-year applicants

Fall 2023 applications
For first-time college students.

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Transfer applicants

Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 applications
For students with credits from another institution, or former VCU students.

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Graduate applicants

For master’s program applicants.
Check your graduate program specific deadlines and requirements before submitting your University Graduate Application.

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Current VCU students

Make sure to check your current VCU student-specific deadlines and requirements before submitting your change of major/minor application. VCUarts continues to review applications until all spots are filled.

Spring 2023 applications
November 1, 2022

Fall 2023 applications
April 7, 2023


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Annual security and fire safety report

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. As required by federal law (The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C.1092(f), known as the “Clery Act”), the university publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which contains information regarding campus security, crime reporting policies, personal safety and crime prevention, and fire and crime statistics for our various campus locations.

To request a paper copy of the current report, please contact the VCU Police Department by calling (804) 828-3851 or in person at 224 E. Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23219.