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Welcome Class of 2022

Congratulations! Your hard work and perseverance have paid off. The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine selects applicants from all corners of the world with two common characteristics: smart and nice. These two words will continue to challenge you to be conscious of who you are, where you come from, and what kind of doctor you will become. We are honored to have you join the VCU family and cannot wait to walk alongside you as you begin your medical education.

The road ahead will be long and arduous. However, we assure you that you will form lifelong relationships with extraordinary individuals who will become your future peers. These include upper classmen who will answer your pre-test panic text messages at midnight, provide insight into the best study spaces on campus, and will always know the best coffee spot in town. Our caring faculty and staff will always have their doors open to listen, support, and guide you throughout your journey. They have worked tirelessly to provide an environment that fosters learning, promotes emotional well-being, and deepens your desire to become healers.

So let us congratulate you again and welcome you to this extraordinary journey of being a physician. We are excited to have you at VCU and look forward to meeting you all this summer.

All the best,

Class of 2021



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Before submitting this form, please see Admissions Frequently Asked Questions.

Please fill out the following form to submit an E-mail message for a current student if you have questions or want specific information about the student experience at VCU’s School of Medicine. If you have submitted a question and have not yet received an answer, please submit it again. Due to technical difficulties, your message may not have been delivered.

This E-mail site is managed by the student Tour Guides from the School of Medicine. Questions will either be answered immediately by the student or will be forwarded to the appropriate person for a response. Please be aware that there may be a delay in response to your question if it is detailed or requires input from someone who is difficult to contact.

To help provide a more complete response to your question please include the following information: current year in school (major and school name), planned date to sit for the MCAT, and extracurricular activities.


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