VCU stands for Virginia Commonwealth University. Freshman housing VCU is an off campus student housing at VCU. It's also known as the Cabaniss hall. One must take a bus ride to get to this hall. It's possible to turn the here we are at awaiting the buses going to this destination right into a social activity because this is the time that you'll meet different students taking different courses. During the ride, one can take time to study, enjoy music or close his or her eyes and enjoy the ride. VCU dorms freshman are six. The upper classmen have 7 apartment style dorms.