are three main categories of residents at the RVC
b) RVC Students
c) Faculty/Staff Members
For a list of the teaching and other field of faculty and
staff services please see the section entitled "Faculty/Staff".
student is a first-semester RVC student who begins his education
by taking the three month semester Introductory Semester in
Applied Vedic Culture (AVC). (Please
see section on Introductory Semester in
Applied Vedic Culture for details.) Introductory students
are largely of three types.
have never lived in an ISKCON center and are quite unfamiliar
with Vedic or Krsna-oriented lifestyle and philosophy.
have resided in an ISKCON center for some time and are somewhat
familiar with the Krishna culture and philosophy.
who reside in ISKCON centers, are very familiar with Krishna
consciousness however they desire to refresh their basic
training in devotional service by taking the Intro Semester.
of this semester, an introductory student joins the general
RVC student body in either undergraduate or graduate level
according to his educational background.
are seven levels of students at the RVC
(less than 30 credits)
students (working toward their masters degree)