The Office of Adult and Non-Traditional Student Services at VCU supports adult learners (those who start VCU at age 25 or older), and non-traditional students. There are many characteristics that make a student non-traditional. Those include having a child/dependent, being military-affiliated, being married/widowed/divorced, or working full time/financially independent.

Our office helps adult and non-traditional students maximize their VCU experience through programs, resources and support. We offer in-person and virtual events, as well as one-on-one in-person meetings, zoom meetings or phone calls.  


Grace Street Center
912 W. Grace St, 7th Floor
Box 842043
Richmond, VA 23284


Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Contact us

Whether you're interested in continuing your studies at VCU or already enrolled, our office is invested in your success and here to help you. Contact Stephanie Ganser, director of the adult learner experience, at gansers@vcu.edu or (804) 828-0118 for assistance.

Did you know?

One out of every five students at VCU is considered an adult learner or non-traditional student.