The mark consists of three concentric circles with a gold outermost circle, a second circle with a black background and the words "VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY 1838" and two diamonds in white, and an innermost circle with a gold background containing an image of an Egyptian Revival building in the form of a temple with four columns and the letters "MCV" above with horizontal lines on either side and "RPI" below with horizontal lines on either side in black, and to the right of the three concentric circles, the letters "VCU" in gold.
"UNIVERSITY OR 1838"
Design plus words, letters, and/or numbers
The color(s) black, white and gold is/are claimed as a feature of the mark.
Ancient temples and monuments or parts thereof, Circles, two concentric , Circles that are totally or partially shaded., Diamonds, exactly two diamonds , Diamonds that are completely or partially shaded