Services

University Academic Advising helps students at Virginia Commonwealth University choose courses, interpret general education and major requirements, address academic difficulties and identify educational and career goals.

Contact our office for:

First-year declared advising

We provide academic advising for all first-year students, regardless of major. After freshman year, declared students are assigned to academic advisors within their majors.

Undeclared advising

Our Discovery Advising program offers one-on-one consultations and group workshops to help students choose a major that fits their interests. 

Pre-health advising

Our advisors help students navigate admissions requirements for undergraduate programs in health sciences.

Pre-professional health advising

Pre-professional health advising prepares students for professional school application through guidance with curriculum, test preparation and co-curricular activities.

Nondegree student advising

All students who are admitted to VCU as nondegree-seeking students may speak with an advisor in University Academic Advising.

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