Take part in this
once-in-a-lifetime event

As a member of the VCU community, you have the unique opportunity to be a part of a major international event, right here in Richmond when the UCI Road World Championships comes to town this September.

The peloton gaining on the leader The leader losing ground to the peloton

Earn credit

Contribute to the Great VCU Bike Race Book for one credit or register for one of many special topics classes geared specifically toward the UCI Worlds. Some of these courses are service-learning in nature while others are based on a project designed by the faculty member.

View the full listing of courses
Students in the courtyard.

Volunteer for the event

VCU students, faculty and staff are encouraged to volunteer! In fact, VCU employees may use up to a maximum of 16 work hours to volunteer. These hours will be treated the same as regular work time and not as leave. To do this, you will need prior approval from your supervisor by submitting your official Richmond 2015 volunteer registration confirmation indicating the days/shifts you are assigned to volunteer.

Sign up to volunteer
Happy students!

Attend these events

Cheer on your favorite country and watch the cyclists whiz through campus. In between races, attend one of the many VCU-sponsored events.

Race schedule and course maps

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

  • Event is Full! Busch Gardens Bus Trip - Take a trip to Busch Gardens theme park. Cost is $5. The bus will leave campus at 9 a.m. and return by approximately 7 p.m. Sign-ups are available in Break Point. Break Point is located in the Lower Level of the University Student Commons and payment can be made via credit, debit or Ram Bucks. There is space available for 53 VCU students. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Terminator Genisys, 5 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Terminator Salvation, 7:30 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

  • AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED class, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cary Street Gym Wet Classroom
  • Ted 2, 1 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Hot Pursuit, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus - Come out for a night at the movies to see Hot Pursuit. There will be giveaways, hors d'oeuvres and popcorn! Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

  • Hot Pursuit, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Nivyasa Yoga Level 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Bowling at AMF Lanes on Broad Street, 6-8 p.m. Sign up in the Student Leadership and Involvement Center starting on Tuesday, Sept. 1. The Student Leadership and Involvement Center is located in Suite 018 in the lower level of the University Student Commons. Lanes, shoes, pizza and a drink will be provided. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Ted 2, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

  • Sunrise Yoga, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Furious 7, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Bike Repair and Maintenance Workshop, Noon-2 p.m., Bear Hall Lawn (across from the Larrick Student Center), MCV Campus — Join us and have fun! Be prepared for flat tires, brake issues and other mishaps by learning some basic bicycle repair and maintenance techniques. Receive bike lock and water bottle giveaways and a chance to win bike accessories (horn, flashlight, mirror)! Facilitated by: VCU RAMBIKES. For more information and special accommodations, contact Yolanda Jackson by email at yjackson@vcu.edu or by phone at 828-2754. Sponsored by MCV Programs.
  • HipHop Aerobics, 5-6 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • BINGO Night, 6 p.m., Richmond Salons, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Enjoy a night of BINGO and great food. Prizes range from a Keurig to an iPad to a new bike! Bring your VCUCard to participate. Join us in the Richmond Salons starting at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Total Body Sculpting, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Mad Max, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

  • Kings Dominion – visit Kings Dominion for free beginning at 10 a.m. to watch the race begin. The Peppas will be performing.
  • Mad Max, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Spin-Yo, Noon-1 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Wear Your Black and Gold! — 1:15-3 p.m., Franklin Street (between Shafer and Laurel Streets) — Join us from 1:15-3 p.m. to watch the bike race! All VCU students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear black and gold and line the route along Franklin Street between Shafer and Laurel Streets to cheer on the participants!
  • Board Game Party, 2-4 p.m., Court End Ballroom, Larrick Student Center, MCV Campus — Come to the Larrick Student Center for an evening of fun playing a variety of awesome board games! Participate in the trivia game, enjoy delicious food and more. A chance to win prizes! For more information and special accommodations, Contact Yolanda Jackson by email at yjackson@vcu.edu or by phone at 828-2754. Sponsored by MCV Programs.
  • Shallow Aqua (Pool), 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Vinysa Yoga Level 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Paint Night, 6:30 p.m., Richmond Salons, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Come out for Paint Night and hors d'oeuvres! Food starts at 6:30 p.m. and the painting instruction will begin at 7 p.m. in the Richmond Salons. Paint an image that has been custom designed for Bike Week! Tickets are free and can be picked up in the Student Leadership and Involvement Center (SLIC). SLIC is located on the Lower Level of the University Student Commons in Suite 018. There is space available for 50 VCU students. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Furious 7, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

  • Sunrise Yoga, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Insidious 3, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Line Dance Workout, Noon-1:30 p.m., Court End Ballroom, Larrick Student Center, MCV Campus — You don’t want to miss soul line dancing with MR. G! Join us and learn some fun line dances or just come for the great exercise! Light snacks and bottled water provided. For more information and special accommodations, Contact Yolanda Jackson by email at yjackson@vcu.edu or by phone at 828-2754. Sponsored by MCV Programs.
  • HipHop Aerobics, 5-6 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Total Body Sculpting, 6:15-7:15 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • Free games, pool and pizza in Break Point! 7-9 p.m. Break Point is located in the lower level of the University Student Commons
  • Cabin in the Woods, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Friday, Sept. 25, 2015

  • Total Body Sculpting, 11 a.m.-Noon, Cary Street Gym
  • Shallow Aqua (Pool), 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cary Street Gym
  • FREE Movie at Bowtie Cinema, 6 p.m. — Bring a group of friends and you VCUCard and enjoy a FREE movie of your choice at the Bowtie Cinema! You will receive a ticket good for one show that evening and a voucher for a free drink and popcorn. Tickets are first come, first served. Look for the VCU representative outside the main theater doors beginning at 6 p.m. Bow Tie Cinemas is located at 1301 North Boulevard. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Cabin in the Woods, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Max, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

  • Max, 11 a.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
  • Insidious 3, 7 p.m., Commons Theater, University Student Commons, Monroe Park Campus. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Involvement Center.
Four painted students
A spinning bicycle wheel.