Virginia Commonwealth University

Assistance Programs

Financial Aid


The employment of students at Virginia Commonwealth University is intended to be of mutual benefit to students who want employment and to those members of the university and surrounding communities who need jobs performed. Student employment is a supportive service, but at the same time it must remain a complementary part of the educational process. More »


A grant is financial aid that is based on financial need and does not require repayment. At VCU, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required to apply for these programs. More »

Installment Payment Plan

This plan assists students in meeting the cost of their higher education by offering a convenient payment option. The university administered IPP is offered only during the fall and spring semesters. The plan distributes the cost of the tuition, fees, housing, dining, and communications fee charges for a semester into four equal installments. VCU Student Accounting »


Loans - both federal and private - are used to supplement personal and family resources, scholarships, grants, and work-study and must be repaid. More »


In an effort to recognize academic achievement, service, and talent, scholarships are awarded each year to many deserving students. Families, clubs, corporations, foundations, alumni, and other organizations fund these scholarships and awards. More »

Veterans Benefits

Veterans and their qualified dependents may be eligible for VA education benefits authorized under specific chapters of Title 38 of the U.S. Code. VCU Records and Registration »

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Financial Aid

Harris Hall
1015 Floyd Ave., 1st Floor
P.O. Box 843026
Richmond, VA 23284

Phone: (804) 828-6669
Email: Follow this link for email contacts

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.