Familiarize yourself with VCUs travel restrictions.
Check out this Navigating COVID-19 Abroad page for tips on how to navigate the current uncertainties of international travel.
Studying abroad for a semester or full academic provides you with the opportunity to delve deeply into your host culture, and experience the full range of life as a student in your host country. It can also be the most economical option for many students, since it simply replaces the cost of a semester at VCU with the cost of a semester abroad--and most VCU students pay about the same in tuition and housing for a semester abroad, as they do for a semester here in Richmond!
There are many different routes that you can take to go abroad for a semester. Explore: program search tool and major advising sheets for additional semester options.