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12 | Residence halls


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VCU offers space for approximately 4,980 students in 17 residence halls of all shapes and sizes, from high-rise buildings with suite-style living to low-rise buildings with single rooms.

Gladding Residence CenterGladding Residence Center

711 West Main Street
Gladding Residence Center, named for Jane Bell Gladding, the former associate dean of student life, opened in 1979 and houses 482 students in two- to eight-person suites. The residence hall entrance incorporates the carefully preserved limestone façade of the Branch Public Baths, which previously stood on the site.

Johnson HallJohnson Hall

801 West Franklin Street
VCU acquired Johnson Hall in 1964. The 12-story residence hall houses 527 freshmen and is named in honor of Margaret L. Johnson, former dean of students at Richmond Professional Institute.

Rhoads HallRhoads Hall

710 West Franklin Street
With its convenient location directly across from Monroe Park, Rhoads Hall — housing 697 freshmen on female- or male-designated floors — is a quick walk to most classrooms.

Brandt HallBrandt Hall

710 West Franklin Street
Built in 2005, the 17-story Brandt Hall offers the 624 freshmen housed there four- to eight-person suite living as well as common areas, including a computer lab and a TV lounge.

Brandt Hall’s exterior courtyardBrandt Hall’s exterior courtyard

Brandt Hall’s outdoor courtyard, featuring tables and chairs, provides students with a prime people-watching spot across the street from Monroe Park.