Virginia Commonwealth University

Make it real.

Undergraduate Admissions

Elmer Campos

Elmer Campos

Title: Assistant director for undergraduate recruitment
Responsibilities: Managing specialized programs for Hispanic students and parents
Counselor region: Tidewater area including Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Norfolk, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Suffolk, Portsmouth and Smithfield. Plus Hispanic student outreach and recruitment.
High school: T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va.
College: Virginia Commonwealth University, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

About Undergraduate Admissions

What brought you to VCU?

Its diversity and the fact that VCU is a school that you can make the most out of your experience due to its abundance of opportunities — not just in the classroom but outside as well

Name three adjectives that describe Undergraduate Admissions.

Diverse, innovative and entertaining

What’s one thing you don’t travel without?

I cannot travel without my iPod. I must have music on the road.

Best part of your job:

Traveling and meeting new people

What’s your favorite place on campus?

The University Student Commons — vibrant and full of life. It’s the place to be and discover the different faces of VCU.

About me

What don’t most people know about you?

I’m on a mission to learn to play the guitar.

What’s your perfect Sunday afternoon?

Visiting the family and enjoying my mom’s cooking outside on her patio

What did you want to be when you grew up?

A pilot

What do you order at Starbucks?

Caramel macchiato

Who inspires you?

My mom and dad have always been a source of inspiration.

VCU campus