Mental health resources end of fall 2020 semester

Dear students, The end of the semester is often a very stressful time and this semester even more so.  I wanted to share a top ten list for managing stress and staying well created by our health and wellness staff. Eat nutritious food and get ample hydration. For students with food needs VCU Ram Pantry […]

Account Holds and How to Resolve Them

Do you have a hold on your account that may prevent you from registering for Spring 2021 courses? Holds can be placed on your account for a variety of reasons, but there are steps you can take to resolve them so your Spring registration is not impacted. To view any holds: Option 1 Log in […]

Division of Student Affairs department operations

These will be updated ongoing when changes are made. It is always best to visit the department’s website directly for up-to-date operations. Fall break Unless listed differently below, departments will follow the University closure of Wednesday, Nov. 25 at noon (12 p.m.) – Sunday, Nov. 29 Health Promotion and Well-Being CenterOpen: Monday, Nov. 23 – […]

Expressive Activity at VCU (Fall 2020)

Dear students, Like all Americans, every member of the VCU community has the fundamental and unalienable right to free speech. This right is true even when we find that speech to be abhorrent and antithetical to our core values as a university. Every member of our community should feel safe to express themselves in ways […]

Annual notification of VCU Alcohol and Other Drugs policy

Creating a positive environment for learning is essential to the VCU community. The use of alcohol and other drugs has the potential to impact academic success and the safety of our community. At VCU, we proactively address these issues in both our wellness programs and our policy enforcement. The VCU Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy […]

Election resources and information for students

NEW: Two Post-Election Student Support Virtual Processing Spaces Let’s Talk: Post-ElectionThursday, Nov. 5, noon – 2 p.m. Hosted by UCS & OMSAGroup discussion opportunity for students to connect with other students, UCS & OMSA staff for nonpartisan post-election discussion and support.Register at this link. What Comes Next? Post-Election Student SupportFriday, Nov. 6, noon –  2 p.m. Hosted by […]

Kroger Mid-Atlantic Donates $6,000 to VCU’s Ram Pantry

Established in 2014, Ram Pantry’s mission is to ensure food security among VCU students Kroger Mid-Atlantic recently donated $6,000 to Ram Pantry, Virginia Commonwealth University’s food pantry, which has a mission to ensure food security, human dignity and well-being on campus by providing in-need VCU students with food. This monetary donation from Kroger will allow […]

Information and resources for December Virtual Commencement

Dear Graduates,  As you may have read in President Rao’s email earlier this month, VCU will celebrate our August and December 2020 graduates on Dec. 12, 2020 in an interactive virtual commencement celebration.  The celebration will kick-off at 9 a.m on Dec. 12 and feature an interactive virtual experience, a student speaker, degree conferrals by […]

Student speaker for virtual commencement celebration

Dear students, As you may have seen from President Rao’s email, VCU will honor the achievements of August and December 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement celebration on Saturday, Dec. 12.  This year, VCU will feature a student speaker for the virtual commencement celebration. The addition of a student speaker will provide a unique opportunity […]

Information and resources for Election Day 2020

Dear Students: I hope you are doing well! As you know, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 is Election Day with polls in Virginia open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. President Rao designated Election Day as a day off and you can view his election video message, which also includes reminders of important deadlines. Below are additional […]

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