VCUarts COVID-19 Information

Updates from the School of the Arts for Spring 2021

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COVID-19 emergency grant funding available

VCU has received Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF II) as authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Student grants are available for financial assistance related to the coronavirus pandemic. Grants may be considered for the following expenses: Tuition and fee assistance Housing Utilities Meals or groceries Textbooks, calculators, study guides, supplies, special […]

Spring 2021 semester updates

It is well understood across the university that the School of the Arts’ curricula is based largely on experiential learning, and this requires access to studio and performance spaces.  While the university recently announced that all classes will begin virtually on Jan. 25, VCUarts has confirmed that these changes to spring classes do not apply to studio-based and […]

Building access through Jan. 4

VCUarts buildings will remain on swipe card access (our current state) through the evening of December 20. They will be locked down Sunday night (12/20) at 5pm and reopen the morning of January 4.

VCUarts fall 2020 return to campus

Dear VCUarts graduate and undergraduate students, Yesterday, you received an email from the university with information about your return to campus this fall. The semester will be different, and we will need to be nimble as circumstances evolve, but please know that we are here to support you as we collectively navigate these changes. Protecting […]

VCU’s fall 2020 phased Return to Campus plan announced

VCU has announced a plan for returning to campus. Updates will continue to be made at and questions may be sent to News and updates specific to the School of the Arts will be posted here as more information becomes available.