Review key dates for applicants and accepted students.

For important dates and deadlines for undergraduate applicants and accepted students, please scroll down.

A note on graduate deadlines: Application deadlines vary by graduate program. Visit the Graduate School's website to select your program of interest and find upcoming deadlines.


First-year and transfer student deadlines

Nov. 1, 2021

First-year deadline for scholarship consideration; Honors College Guaranteed Admission deadline

First-year applicants who submit their application and all necessary application materials by Nov. 1 are automatically considered for our big three merit-based scholarships, the Presidential, Provost and Deans’.

Applications open in early August for applicants interested in the Honors College Guaranteed Admission Program.

Jan. 15, 2022

First-year regular decision deadline

First-year applicants who submit their application and all necessary application materials by Jan. 15 are guaranteed a decision by April 1.

Feb. 1, 2022

2022-2023 FAFSA priority deadline

We encourage all incoming students to submit their FASFA by Feb. 1.

March 15, 2022

Transfer regular decision deadline

Transfer applicants who submit their application and all necessary materials by March 15 are guaranteed an admissions decision by May 1.

April 4, 2022

Housing application opens at 4 p.m.

All incoming students for the 2022 fall semester can apply for VCU housing. We encourage you to apply as soon as you can to increase the chances that your housing preferences will be met.

May 1, 2022

First-year deadline for responding to your offer of admission

First-year applicants who received their letter of admission prior to April 1 must submit their response by May 1.

June 1, 2022

Transfer and readmission student response deadline; international undergraduate deadline

If you applied as a transfer or readmission student, the deadline to respond to your offer of admission if you received it before May 1 is June 1. If you received your offer of admission after May 1, you must respond within two weeks. Applicants accepted to programs on the MCV Campus must follow departmental deadlines.

June 1 is also the deadline to apply as an international undergraduate student, which includes non-immigrants who are currently residing outside of the U.S. and plan to come on an F1 or J1 visa and non-immigrants currently residing in the U.S. under a visa.

Aug. 1, 2022

Deadline to have all final transcripts on file with VCU; deadline to request a reevaluation for in-state tuition rates; deadline to report required immunizations

VCU's Office of Financial Aid will not be able to disburse funds until VCU has received your final transcripts.

If you have been classified as a non-Virginia resident for tuition purposes and you believe this is inaccurate, Aug. 1 is the deadline to request a reevaluation for in-state tuition rates. To discuss, students should contact their application processor.

You must upload a copy of your vaccine records. Students enrolling in degree programs on the Monroe Park Campus for Fall 2022 should submit these forms by Aug. 1.