VCU Road Scholar


Road Scholar, known as Elderhostel until 2010, is the world's largest education and travel organization for adults. It offers diverse and affordable adventures in lifelong learning. Enjoy programs that excite your imagination, sharpen your intelligence and let you meet interesting people in fascinating places.

The Virginia Center on Aging at VCU has provided Road Scholar programs for more than 30 years. We offer approximately 40 programs annually at Richmond, Big Meadows, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg and Staunton. Programs range from three to six days in length.

Please click a location for descriptions of courses offered there:

VCU Road Scholar Program Administrator: Jeffrey Ruggles

For the full online catalog of Road Scholar programs visit

To register for any Road Scholar program, call (800) 454-5768.

For assistance accessing information related to VCU Road Scholar, please contact the Virginia Center on Aging at 804-828-1525.