Big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.

As a Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy business student, you’re gaining more than just a solid understanding of business theory and practice. You’re discovering how innovation and teamwork lead to great results. You’re part of a diverse and vibrant student body that's gaining real-world experience through internships and jobs in the Richmond community.

Our team of faculty and administrators in the School of Business and across the university are here to challenge and inspire you — and to give you the guidance and resources you need to be successful.

Undergraduate
Find academic resources, career services and engagement opportunities for bachelor's and post-baccalaureate students.
Graduate
Find academic resources and research development support services for master's, graduate certificate and Ph.D. students.

Snead Hall Room Reservations

Breakout rooms are available for group use by School of Business graduate and undergraduate students. Visit the reservation page for details and to book a room.

Communication by Design

We offer a design-thinking approach to help you feel confident and prepared to communicate in a wide variety of business situations. 

Presentation Rehearsal Studio

Take the steps to properly prepare for your presentation - be it for a course, a competition or business pitch. Sign up to rehearse in front of a live audience. The Presentation Rehearsal Studio runs in sessions of 30 minutes. Presenters double as audience members for other students in the session. Solo presenters, sign up for a 10 minute time slot. Groups, sign up for two 10 minute time slots, back to back. Audience members are welcome as walk-ins. Your appointment is not scheduled until you receive a confirmation email from guidam@vcu.edu 

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Presentation Coaching

Do you need help with your presentation? From brainstorm to rehearsal, our peer presentation consultants are trained to assist School of Business students with their presentation needs. 30 minute time slots per presenter. Sign up to reserve your spot. First come, first served. 

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Writing Coaching

Experienced business majors can provide you peer-to-peer guidance on your assignments. We will assist you with: 

  • Figuring out what your professor wants
  • Refining/choosing your topic 
  • Locating information/conducting research 
  • Strengthening your draft and organizing your thoughts 
  • Identifying grammar and mechanics issues that can cost you your grade

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Technology Services for Business Students

The School of Business Technology Services and Support Center offers customer service and tech support for faculty, staff and students. Located on the second floor of Snead Hall in Room B2131 with a service window in the computer lab in Room B2127. 

  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Our online tech support center gives access to downloads, knowledege base articles and to submit tickets. You can also contact us at (804) 828-4059 or bushelp@vcu.edu. We appreciate your reporting tech issues in classrooms or breakout rooms so that we can address the issue. 

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Laptop requirements

Business students are required to own a laptop that meets minimum university specifications. We strongly recommend purchasing a PC over a Mac to ensure compatibility with all course material. View RamTech's computer recommendations for School of Business.

Software downloads

Login to access free downloads including IBM SPSS, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Mozilla Firefox and SAS.

Computer repair

RamTech offers fixIT repair services on campus, no matter where you purchased your computer.

Pay4Print allocation

Business students receive Pay4Print allocations, which may be used in locations across both campuses. Funds are loaded per semester and are available until they are depleted or the semester ends (whichever comes first, use it or lose it.) Most students' allocations load automatically. If your first major is in another school and your second in business, email chanja@vcu.edu to have your allocation loaded manually. P4P allotments per semester are as follows: 

  • Undergraduate Full-time $18.80; Part-time $4.80
    - For declared business undergraduates only, includes double-majors, not applicable to BFO

  • Graduate: Full-time $23.50; Part-time $6.00
     - For declared business graduate students, includes dual-degree

Business Research Guide and Librarian

VCU Libraries' business librarian, Janet Reid, is availbale to consult with students and faculty. Visit her business research guide to connect with her and start your exploration of business topics, free databases and subscriptions. 

Business Career services

VCU Business Career Services partners with you in your career development and planning to help you land a job. We provide a broad range of services and resources to help you showcase your skills and experience as a job candidate. We also provide opportunities for you to meet and interact with employers and gain practical experience.

VCU resources

The following support services and resources are available to help you succeed at VCU:

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