VCU ASPiRE is a living-learning program promoting community engagement through academic coursework and co-curricular experiences. The mission of VCU ASPiRE is to enrich and deepen students’ understanding of their capacity to create positive change in communities and address critical societal needs through long-term sustainable partnerships.

VCU ASPiRE is dedicated to making an impact in the following areas:

  • Accessible and affordable housing
  • Community building
  • Education and workforce development
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Health and wellness

Program Requirements:

  • Reside in the West Grace South Residence Hall for Two-Years
  • Complete all academic coursework on time for the Community Engagement Certificate of Completion
  • Complete a minimum of 100 hours of co-curricular experiences


View VCU ASPiRE Annual Reports