Students

A person holding a cell phone displaying the V C U Entry Pass application with the cleared to enter screen for Rodney the Ram. [View Image]

What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

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RVA My Way: Jon Mirador

The city helps the interdisciplinary studies major satisfy his thirst for knowledge — and tea — while the James River provides an escape.

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All VCU spring semester classes will begin virtually, except in instances where a student is involved in clinical and field placements, practica, co-ops, internships and other work-related experiential learning activities. (Allen Jones, University Marketing) [View Image]

VCU to open spring semester on virtual class schedule

The university hopes to resume in-person instruction on or before March 8.

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Kelly Cheung wearing a mask with a stethoscope. [View Image]

Bringing needed care to medically underserved communities

As recipients of National Health Service Corps Scholarships, VCU students Kelly Cheung and Zachary Mayo are improving access to medical care.

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For doctoral student Sarah Saunders, becoming a bone marrow donor is a gift of oneself

Thanks to a forgotten action years ago, Saunders recently was called on to save a stranger’s life.

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Meet VCU's newest graduates

In a year that has been anything but ordinary, an extraordinary group of students will earn their degrees.

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Student headlines

As another strange semester gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness. (Pam Arnold, University Marketing) [View Image]

Another pandemic semester is about to begin. Here are tips to make it a successful one.

As another strange term gets underway, students, faculty and staff offer advice and lessons learned over the past year, including how to stay healthy, succeed academically and combat loneliness.

A person holding a cell phone displaying the V C U Entry Pass application with the cleared to enter screen for Rodney the Ram. [View Image]

What to know about Entry Pass, the digital tool VCU is using to promote public health compliance

Beginning Jan. 25, students and employees will need to log into the digital “fast pass” to enter four buildings on campus, vouching that they are in compliance with health checks and COVID-19 testing.

Akhila Kunuthuru, Jennifer Duong and Sneha Gade. [View Image]

A new group virtually connects VCU student volunteers with local organizations

Virtual Volunteer at VCU has paired hundreds of students with more than a dozen Richmond partners, creating a sense of community in a time of distance.

Drawing of a person using a laptop computer. [View Image]

Entry Pass, vaccines, virtual classes: What you need to know as the spring semester approaches

VCU’s spring term will look a lot different. Here are key dates and changes to keep in mind.

Jon Mirador holding a teacup and steeper. A wall full of tea accessories sits behind him. [View Image]

RVA My Way: Jon Mirador

The city helps the interdisciplinary studies major satisfy his thirst for knowledge — and tea — while the James River provides an escape.

VCU has identified about 2,100 clinical students who qualify for vaccination. (File photo) [View Image]

VCU moves into next phase of vaccine rollout plan

Students in the clinical years of their training, in health programs that are involved in patient care and students in patient-facing environments will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines Jan 12.

All VCU spring semester classes will begin virtually, except in instances where a student is involved in clinical and field placements, practica, co-ops, internships and other work-related experiential learning activities. (Allen Jones, University Marketing) [View Image]

VCU to open spring semester on virtual class schedule

The university hopes to resume in-person instruction on or before March 8.

Kelly Cheung wearing a mask with a stethoscope. [View Image]

Bringing needed care to medically underserved communities

As recipients of National Health Service Corps Scholarships, VCU students Kelly Cheung and Zachary Mayo are improving access to medical care.

View more »