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Leadership & Civic Engagement

Your time at VCU is a gateway to finding your life-changing experiences, your best friend or mentor, and getting involved in your community. Check out the endless list of ways to connect with people in our community for the greater good!

Through the Leadership and Civic Engagement units in The Commons, VCU offers multiple signature events and experiences for students to participate in each academic year.

You can engage in experiential learning through an Alternative Break trip, help plan (or even submit a proposal to talk at) TEDx VCU, get a hands-on leadership immersion experience through Expedition RVA, or attend the annual Leaders Unleashed: VCU Student Leadership Conference. 

Don’t forget to check out the annual Intercultural Festival, MLK Day of Service, Third Thursday’s, and so much more. 

Visit RamsConnect to learn about all of our signature events and experiences.