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Welcome to USC&A Event Services.

The Event Services Office assists users in reserving facilities and arranging for other services. Event spaces, including audio-visual support, are available to registered student organizations, VCU departments, VCU Health Systems and, on a limited basis, non-University clients. VCU student organizations, VCU departments and VCU Health Systems can reserve space through Virtual EMS.

Important Announcement for Departmental Clients

Beginning July 1, 2017, some events sponsored by University departments will be charged for facility rental. Any activities that include students, such as graduation and award ceremonies, will not incur a charge. Other events, such as departmental or divisional meetings, will be charged. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Chapman at (804) 828-3527 or

Contact Information

907 Floyd Avenue, Room 106
Richmond, VA 23284

Phone: (804) 828-9502
Fax: (804) 828-6182

Hour of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed


Virtual EMS

To create a Virtual EMS account, please click on the Virtual EMS link and follow the provided instructions. 

Virtual EMS

Log on to Virtual EMS 




Virginia Green

University Student Commons and Activities is now listed on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and Virginia Green Travel Alliance websites with the University Student Commons, the Hunton Student Center and the Larrick Student Center all certified as Green Conference Centers. 

Virginia Green

Virginia Green is the Commonwealth’s campaign to encourage environmentally friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green is supported through a partnership between the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Hospitality & Travel Association and the Virginia Tourism Corporation. For more information on the Virginia Green program, see or go to