Virginia Commonwealth University

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NoVA resources

NoVA Student-to-Student Mentoring

VCU School of Social Work, Northern Virginia Program
6295 Edsall Road, Suite 210
Alexandria, Virginia 22312
Phone: (703) 823-4131
Email: jbschwamm@vcu.edu 
The Student-to-Student Mentoring Program provides concentration mentors to new/entering students.

NoVA Writing Support Program

VCU School of Social Work, Northern Virginia Program
6295 Edsall Road, Suite 210
Alexandria, Virginia 22312
Phone: (703) 823-4131
Email: jbschwamm@vcu.edu 
The M.S.W. Writing Support Program offers writing support, by appointment, for graduate social work students at the Northern Virginia campus.


Other resources

The following list provides an overview of university resources available to assist off-campus students with a variety of needs.

VCU Student Handbook and Resource Guide

The VCU Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services publishes the VCU Insider/ Resource Guide [PDF] that provides a detailed overview of university policies, services and student resources. The handbook includes useful information on VCU essentials, academics and life at VCU. Resources to enhance student success are available through services that offer assistance in both academic and nonacademic areas.

VCU University Career Center

Monroe Park Campus
907 Floyd Avenue, Room 143
P.O. Box 842007
Richmond, Virginia 23284-2007
Phone: (804) 828-1645
Fax: (804) 828-2060
Email: careers@vcu.edu
Website
The University Career Center is committed to providing support to students and recent alumni in the lifelong career development process.

VCU Disability Support Services

Monroe Park Campus
907 Floyd Avenue, Room 102
Voice/TTY: (804) 828-2253
Fax: (804) 828-1944
Email:  jbknight@vcu.edu
Website
The Office of Disability Support Services determines appropriate academic adjustments such as program and exam modifications, classroom accommodations and auxiliary aids. Students with disabilities are responsible for self-identification prior to requesting services and may do so at any time by presenting documentation to their campus coordinator.

VCU Center for Psychological Services and Development

Monroe Park Campus
Department of Psychology
612-620 North Lombardy Street
Phone: (804) 828-8069
Email: cpsd@vcu.edu
Website
The Center for Psychological Services and Development offers psychological services to the university community. In addition to individual, family, couples and group therapy, the center provides the following on a sliding scale basis:

  • Career counseling and assessments
  • Psychological and educational assessments

VCU Writing Center: Distance Learners

Email: WCONLINEUC@vcu.edu
Website
WCO writing services are offered to students enrolled in university distance learning courses and for campus students, who are for specified reasons, unable to make it to campus for face-to-face consultations.