Parking

Free and paid parking options are available. Paid parking will be available in VCU parking decks and lots and the city offers both paid and free street parking. Please adhere to all signage if you plan to park on the street. For addresses and maps to all VCU parking facilities, please visit the Parking and Transportation website.

Friday

Free parking will be available in the West Cary Street parking deck as well as the JL lot. There is no cost as long as you exit after 5 p.m.

You may pay to park in the West Main Street or West Broad Street parking decks, but you will be required to pay the special event parking fee if you choose this option due to events taking place nearby.

Saturday

Free parking will be available all day in the West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks as well as the JL lot.

You may pay to park in the West Broad Street parking deck, but you will be required to pay the special event parking fee if you choose this option due to events taking place nearby.

Sunday

Free parking will be available all day in the West Main Street, West Cary Street, West Broad Street and Bowe Street parking decks as well as in the JL lot.

Accommodations

Overnight lodging is not provided for Family Weekend but there are multiple hotels within walking and driving distance of campus. For our out-of-town guests, we suggest these Richmond-area hotels. This year, we have partnered with Graduate Richmond, a new hotel within walking distance of campus, to provide accommodations at a special VCU Family Weekend rate. This rate will be provided for a block of rooms on a first-come, first-served basis.  Once the block of rooms fills, you can continue to receive a 20 percent off the regular room rate until the hotel is full. Book a room at the Graduate Hotel Richmond using the Family Weekend rate. If the Family Weekend block of rooms is full, book a room at the 20 percent off discounted rate.

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