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Located between the James Branch Cabell Library, Hibbs Hall and the Shafer Court Dining Center, the compass marks the center of VCU’s bustling campus.

James Branch Cabell LibraryJames Branch Cabell Library

901 Park Avenue
The James Branch Cabell Library, named after the celebrated Richmond author, provides students with expanded study space, a full service Starbucks and “cyberlounges.” The library also houses one of the largest book-art collections in the Southeast and the largest popular culture and comic arts collections in the state.

Hibbs HallHibbs Hall

900 Park Avenue
Hibbs Hall includes administrative offices and classrooms, and the first floor is home to a new initiative aimed at enhancing the quality of undergraduate education at VCU, the University College. The “UC” provides interrelated programs, advising services and learning opportunities for undergraduate students.

Shafer Court Dining CenterShafer Court Dining Center

810 Cathedral Place
Shafer Court Dining Center redefines campus dining with unlimited servings in its marketplace-style “mini-restaurants” that combine fresh, made-to-order food with individual attention.

W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing ArtsW.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts

922 Park Avenue
The W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, located just off Shafer Court, houses a concert hall, a modern theater and the box office, as well as administrative offices for the departments of Music and Theatre, and the Graduate School.

VCU Campus Connector stopVCU Campus Connector stop

Cathedral Place in front of Cabell Library
The VCU Campus Connector [PDF] provides t`ransportation service between the Monroe Park Campus and the MCV Campus for students, faculty and staff with a valid VCUCard. The first stops are at Cabell Library on the Monroe Park Campus and at Sanger Hall on the MCV Campus, and service runs approximately every 10 minutes.