The VCU School of Nursing is located in the heart of downtown Richmond, Virginia on the VCU health sciences campus.

Under One Roof

Sadie Heath Cabaniss Hall, located at 1100 E. Leigh St. in Richmond, Virginia, is home to the VCU School of Nursing. Four floors and 61,500 square feet are designed to support learning and research and create community.

Cabaniss hall

Centered Around Learning

Classroom space varies in format and size from a large 150-seat auditorium to smaller 30-seat classrooms and is appointed with technology to accommodate various teaching styles and methods. The Clinical Learning Center is 9,000 square feet of convertible active-learning space with simulation suites and skills labs. A dedicated quiet study lounge offers a convenient and quiet environment for students on the go. The Office of Student Success suite is conveniently located near first-floor classrooms for scheduled or drop-in consultations with academic support staff.

A nursing student participates in a simulation

A Place for Community

Steps away from classrooms is a generously sized student lounge, where students gather between classes to catch up or get a quick bite to eat. A large garden space with a pavilion and ample seating offers another spot for a study session or break between classes.

The Heritage Room is a mini-museum featuring historical artifacts that celebrate the rich legacy of the school. Exhibits display vintage nursing uniforms, yearbooks, photographs and other items on a rotating basis.

v.c.u. nursing students smile for a group photo

Room for Research and Discovery

The Office of Research, Scholarship and Innovation, the Biobehavioral Research Laboratory and all other School of Nursing research facilities are housed within Cabaniss Hall. All R-level (or equivalent) grant principal investigators have dedicated suites for grant personnel, secure files and equipment. All research assistants and research trainees are provided with offices.

A nurse scientist uses a microscope