Know your rights and responsibilities!

Participating in an off-campus, non-clinical activity this semester? Make sure you've signed our Student Acknowledgement of Protocols for VCU Experiential Learning Activities (Non-Clinical)

Apply for REAL classification

Based on national research, VCU now classifies experiential learning activities across four levels (see guiding principles for classification). You must apply and have your REAL level and type approved before your course or co-curricular experience can be officially assigned a REAL classification.

REAL classification


Need help?

We are here to help!  

Navigating the application process can seem overwhelming the first time through.  If you have questions, or simply need some technical support, book a meeting with a REAL expert!  All sessions will be held via Zoom.


The resources below may also be helpful as you prepare your application: