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Student Guide 2019-2020

Welcome to Virginia State University. This website has been designed to provide newly admitted students all the information they need to have a successful transition to college. Listed below are the steps you need to take to ensure your acceptance stays in effect and you are ready to begin your first semester at VSU.  

Step 1: Click Here Confirm you desire to become a Trojan

Click this link to submit your interest to attend Virginia State University

Step 2: Make your deposits

Upon acceptance to the University, all students are required to pay advance deposits. To learn more about the VSU’s enrollment deposits, please visit this link:

Step 3: Register for Orientation

Newly admitted students should attend The Trojan Introduction Program (TIP), which takes place during the months of June and July for students entering the fall semester and January for students entering the spring semester. Please note that in order to register for The Trojan Introduction Program, you must have accepted the university’s offer of admission by confirming your desire to become a Trojan in the fall.
TIP registration dates are available here:

Step 4: Apply for Housing

Freshman, 2nd Year, and Sophomore students are required to live on-campus, unless their permanent home of residency is within a 25 mile radius of VSU, the student is 21 years of age or older, married or previously married, or has completed a tour of military service. Please note that in order to apply for housing, you must have accepted the university’s offer of admission by confirming your desire to become a Trojan.
Complete your housing application here:

Step 5: Complete your online FAFSA

To apply for most financial aid — including federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans — you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Although this financial aid form may seem complex, there are many free resources to help you.

Step 6: Return Your Immunization Form

Every new student entering Virginia State University is required to provide an immunization record prior to enrollment. Please complete the Health Evaluation Form and return it to Student Health Services or bring it with you to The Trojan Introduction Program (TIP). The completed form is due by June 1st for the fall term and by Dec. 1st for the spring term.

Step 7: Submit Final Transcripts and Test Scores

To complete the enrollment process, submit your final high school transcripts to the Office of Admissions. Any dual enrollment, AP or IB scores should be forward to the Office of the Registrar.

University Registrar
Virginia State University
P.O. Box 9217
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
(804) 524-5275

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