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Student Success Advisor

A student success advisor will support you throughout your time with VCU—from orientation to graduation. They will work around your schedule to ensure you get the support you need, when you need it.

Accessible Faculty

You can virtually connect with your professors during their on-campus office hours. Faculty members are just as available to online students as they are to on-campus students.

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Student Support Coach

In addition to having access to a student success advisor, you’ll be assigned a student support coach, who can offer you even more personalized advice and support.

Writing Advisor

Our writing advisor provides a comprehensive approach to writing consultation, with an emphasis on understanding APA format and critical analysis. Phone and video chat appointments are available to online students.

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M.S.W. Community

With a strong history of collaboration, VCU’s online M.S.W. Program format is committed to training practitioners who are prepared to work collaboratively with their peers and to creating a true community of advocates among student cohorts.

Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity

Prospective and current students who need to discuss possible accommodations or disability-related supports may contact VCU’s Office of Student Accessibility and Educational Opportunity: (804) 828-2253 or Students can also find answers to many commonly asked questions on the office’s FAQ page.

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Bachelor’s degree is required.

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