Keeping It VCU REAL 2021

VCU REAL to host showcase of experiential learning across campus on April 15-16. See how you can participate and sign up »

REAL grants

VCU REAL and the Center for Community Engagement and Impact are accepting application for a pair of funding opportunites. Apply for a grant »

SOC training

VCU REAL is offering training sessions on VCU Student Opportunity Center every Tuesday at noon. See dates and sign up for a session »

Student Opportunity Center

New software tool takes learning curve out of finding hands-on opportunities. Learn more about SOC »

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Fall semester planning

VCU's plans for the fall semester are beginning to take shape. While we anticipate a number of health and safety measures will continue, we are also planning for a significant increase in in-person classes.

For additional information about the university's plans, please read this update from VCU News.

Leadership searches

The Office of the Provost oversees key academic leadership searches for the university.

Current searches

Our mission

The VCU Office of the Provost provides the platform for student and faculty success. We make sure our faculty and academic leaders are supported and well-prepared to deliver quality programs and curricula that fit our students’ needs, not the other way around. Helping them achieve their goals, and get everything they want out of their time here at VCU, remains our top priority.

Student support

Resources for academic and personal well-being

Student resources

Faculty support

Resources for career and classroom development

Faculty resources

Program success

Resources for academic program development and success

Program resources

Introducing the 2020-21 Faculty Fellows
The 2020-21 Faculty Fellows will work directly with senior leaders in developing and implementing key programmatic initiatives to support VCU’s faculty.
VCU announces new Division of Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success
Tomikia LeGrande to head new division focused on enrollment management and student success
VCU Faculty Participate in Spring and Summer 2020 Faculty Success Program Cohorts
Eight VCU faculty members were selected to participate in the spring and summer 2020 cohorts of the Faculty Success Program, presented by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
Student researcher lands prestigious NIH scholarship
Rising junior Anirban Mahanty earns highly-competitive scholarship from the National Institute of Health’s Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
New software tool takes learning curve out of finding hands-on opportunities
The VCU REAL office has teamed with an Alexandria-based software company to create VCU Student Opportunity Center, a platform designed to provide students with a central place to find experiential learning activities.
Leadership development expert to address chairs, associate deans
Dr. Cathy Trower to discuss importance of campus climate during two days of presentations
Applications open for 2020 REAL Poster Showcase and Collaboratory
Experiential learning showcase to take place at the ICA on April 6
VCU Faculty Participate in Fall 2019 Faculty Success Program
Seven VCU faculty members were selected to participate in the fall 2019 cohort of the Faculty Success Program, presented by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity.
REAL Council holds inaugural meeting
Permanent committee to serve as advisory board and curriculum committee for VCU's experiential learning initiative
Mellon Pathways Program publishes annual report
Document provides update on progress of partnership program with John Tyler and Reynolds Community Colleges
Champions for Change
New faculty learning community connects VCU, community colleges to promote inclusive teaching practices
Making Reflection Real
Hands-on workshop illustrates the importance of reflective pedagogy
Experiential learning the focus of first-ever REAL poster session
Experiential learning initiative continues to take shape after town hall
VCU/VUU announce dual degree partnership for engineering, science degrees
Three dual degree programs between neighboring universities set to begin fall 2019
Eleven advisors recognized with 2018 UAAB awards
Making REAL progress
Group to guide experiential learning initiative holds first meeting
Supporting VCU's culture of inclusion
VCU remains committed to our culture of inclusion,with a statement supporting the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary members of our community.
Academic transformation expert visits VCU
May 7, 2020
We're All In This Together Faculty/Student Connection During Social Distancing
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence and the Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care are co-sponsoring a panel centered around faculty-student connection during social distancing.
May 22, 2020
Academic affairs town hall
The Office of the Provost is sponsoring a virtual town hall to discuss preparation for the fall semester on May 22.
Oct. 9, 2020
Faculty Wellness Day
Sponsored by the CTLE, Faculty Wellness Day provides an introduction to some contemplative practices to help balance our busy lives.
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