For Families

Student Accounting

The Student Accounting office is located on the 3rd floor of Smith Hall.  Tuition payments can be made via eCheck or credit card.  VMI accepts MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit or debit cards.  VISA is not accepted. 

The Cashier’s office cashes checks up to $200.  There are two ATM machines (BB&T) located on post, one in Lejeune Hall PX area and the other is located in the Daniels’ Courtyard (behind Shell Hall).

Auxiliary Services
Providing services and products needed for everyday life by the Corps of Cadets, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and outside constituents. These services include meals and snacks, uniforms and accessories, weapons, textbooks and sundry items, tailoring and cleaning of uniforms, haircuts, and mail distribution.

Keydet Cash
Keydet Cash will tie your cadets VMI Dining Services debit account to their VMI ID Card.  Funds are deposited online and the card cannot be used if reported lost or stolen.  Cadets may use their card to make purchases at the PX Food Court, Bookstore, vending machines, and Barracks Laundromat.  To deposit money in this account go to or call 540-464-7374.

Mail, calls, etc.
Mail from home is the most important gift a cadet can receive. Be sure to get your new cadet’s box number issued during the Matriculation process in Cameron Hall.  An occasional box of favorite foods from home also does wonders for a cadet’s morale. Please do not send cash through the mail. The quickest way to contact a cadet is to leave a message at the VMI Visitor Center 540-464-7306 or send an email after classes start.

VMI Bookstore – Lejeune Hall
New cadets will make several purchases in the bookstore during Cadre Week and these purchases have to be paid for at the time of sale by cash, check, or major credit card.