While a partisan stalemate over Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15 trickled along in Richmond this spring, a much more straightforward trend washed over the whole state of Virginia: tuition and fees for state-sponsored institutions increased across the board.
VCU has insufficient funds to put towards financial aid and has the highest number of students in-need out of any state university in Virginia.
Final exams have been moved from May 2 to April 30 due to the CapTech USA Cycling competiton running through the heart of the Monroe Park campus during the scheduled finals week.
One of the elements that sets VCU apart from other universities is the fact that living on-campus after freshman year is optional. Finding a place to live can be an overwhelming task for students who are barely 18, but by following a few steps, the decision can be simple and stress-free.
Registration for summer classes is under way, but with some of the sessions as short as three weeks, can students really retain a semester’s worth of education in a fraction of the time?