Preparing to live off campus

July 9, 2019 Managing Editor 0

This story ran as part of a VCU Student Media Center summer special publication, The Compass, which serves as a guidebook for new students. Scott […]

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Making the transition from on-campus to off-campus

March 23, 2015 admin 0

VCU is a unique school in hundreds of ways, primarily because of its urban-centered campus. While this is a great place for students to become acclimated to city living, it can make the transition from on-campus to off-campus housing a bit more difficult than on other campuses. VCU doesn’t require students to live on-campus, and has a lottery system for upperclassmen housing, so finding off-campus housing is the route many students take.

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How to land off-campus housing

March 23, 2015 admin 0

There’s plenty of reasons that somebody may have for wanting to live off-campus. They can find a cheaper option than the upper class dorms, they don’t have to abide by the rules of the dorms, and they can customize the space however they’d like.