Residential Requirements To Move-in

As responsible members of the VCU community, we must all continue to do our part to promote health and safety for ourselves and others. Below are the requirements for students to move-in or remain in their space for the 2021 Spring Semester. These requirements must be completed by Jan. 7, 2021.

Take a COVID-19 Entry Testings

All residential students are required to take a COVID-19 test and receive a negative result to move-in or stay in their space. Entry test kits will contain saliva-based PCR tests approved for self-administration. Saliva tests are easy and comfortable to perform and do not require a clinician to administer. PCR tests are the most reliable COVID-19 tests. 

To receive their test kit, students should follow instructions outlined on kits are being overnighted through FedEx. When filling out the address form for the testing kit, residents should list their address they can receive their test kit without delay. Remember, when sending to an on-campus address, please include all numbers and letters. Visit for information on how to address your on-campus mail.

Take the Responsible Together Course

All students will need to complete the Responsible Together Course (available in Blackboard beginning on Jan. 4, 2021).

Daily health checks

All students must complete their daily health check by visiting or click CampusReady in the VCUMobile app. Students should take no long your their Kallaco account to complete their daily health check,

Participate in Mandatory asymptomatic surveillance testing

All on-campus students are required to participate in mandatory asymptomatic surveillance testing. Students will be notified through their VCU emails if they have been selected. 

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