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How to Use This Guide

Please visit VCU's Parents and Families pages for all the information you need to know about VCU, campus life, and Richmond.

The tabs on the left of this guide will help you learn more about VCU Libraries and the transition to college for your student.

  • VCU Libraries: physical and online collections for you and your student
  • Articles & Sites: useful information on transitioning to college, and time and stress management

Reading Programs

Learn more about the Common Book program and events on campus.

Since 2006, VCU's Reading Programs have introduced students to the academic and intellectual culture of VCU through a common reading experience. VCU Libraries Resource Guides include links to interviews, articles and items on reserve at VCU Libraries. 

Library Resources: Common Book Program 


Library Resources: Themed Read