Student Support Services

Student Support Services at Virginia Commonwealth University provides the following to eligible undergraduate students:

  • Assistance with FAFSA completion
  • Career workshops
  • Development of an Individualized Education Program
  • Enhanced academic advising
  • Financial counseling education
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Peer mentoring
  • Social and cultural enrichment activities
  • Campus community service projects


To participate in TRiO Student Support Services, students must be enrolled at VCU, have an academic need, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Be a first-generation college student (neither of the student’s parents completed a bachelor’s degree)
  • Qualify as low income as defined by federal income guidelines
  • Have a documented disability reported in accordance with 34 CFR 646.7 © and verified by VCU Disability Support Services


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