VCU ID is required to ride the VCU
shuttles, for access to certain buildings and to check out
books from library. Get it at the earliest. You can drop by
VCU card office
on either campus and get one made. All you need a photo
ID (generally your Passport) and your SSN. If you just came
from India, you may not have a SSN. In that case VCU gives
you a temporary 9 digit Student Number (starting with 0000).
You can use this number in place of SSN wherever required at
Rambucks is an account linked to your
VCU card. You can deposit money to your Rambucks account and
use your VCU card to pay for services like photocopy,
printing, for shopping, food and on some vending machines.
If you run out of money, you can add more to your VCU card
through Value Transfer Stations at various locations in
campus or online on VCU Card website.
You can also use your VCU card as an ATM
card at Wachovia ATMs located on the campus. For this you
need to take your VCU card to a Wachovia branch and tell
them to activate it.
Some buildings require your VCU ID for
after hours access if you want to work in your lab late
night or on weekends. You need to contact your department to
get access to the building. To get access to Sanger Hall
(School of Medicine), you can fill out an