Virginia Union University is on a 100-acre campus in the urban setting of Richmond, Virginia.
There are many activities and organizations for Virginia Union University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Virginia Union University has fraternities and sororities.
Virginia Union University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Virginia Union University include Panther PALS (Peer Advisory Leadership Students), Men About Positive Purpose, NAACP and Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
The Virginia Union University community comes together each year for Homecoming, Founder's Day and PantherFest.
This table offers information on housing at Virginia Union University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||72%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,118|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||947|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||28%|
Virginia Union University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
The majority of Virginia Union University students live on campus. In 2022, 72% of undergrads at Virginia Union University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 28% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Virginia Union University. There are 1,118 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,170 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 947 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Virginia Union University offers coed housing.
At Virginia Union University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Virginia Union University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Bowling||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Virginia Union University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Virginia Union University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Virginia Union University, take Interstate 95 to Richmond, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Richmond International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Virginia Union University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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