Leaders Engaging in Advanced Discovery

Lounge with TV in LEAD Building


Students will engage with other program participants in a Residential environment. Students will live in a new state-of the art building for the duration of the program. VCU LEAD Scholars will experience 4-bedroom single apartment style living.


VCU LEAD students live in the new Grace and Broad Residence Center for two years. The space is designed as an all-inclusive living-learning environment, featuring classrooms, meeting and recreation space and full apartments with exceptional amenities.

  • 24-hour student security with VCU Card access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Coeducational living
  • Internet and cable TV access (Landline telephone connections are not provided)
  • Study lounges and community rooms on every floor
  • Apartment-Style Living

Each fully furnished apartment sleeps four students in four bedrooms. Grace and Broad Residence Center features a total of 212 single bedrooms.

  • Bedrooms with twin extra-long (36″ x 80″) beds, desks, dressers, chairs and wardrobes for each resident
  • Two bathrooms with one sink each
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, electric range and dishwasher
  • Washer and dryer in unit
  • Living room furnished with sofa, coffee table, television stand and end tables
  • Dining table and chairs provided

For more housing information, visit:Residential Life and Housing


3 students in the common area of their suite LEAD student sitting in living room of suite


VCU LEAD is now accepting applications for the next class of LEADers starting in the Fall of 2018! Please click the "Apply" button to submit your application. If you have any questions, please email leadllp@vcu.edu.