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Arts differential update

The Arts Tuition Differential is paid by all arts majors and covers access to specialized materials, services and equipment to support the learning experience, in addition to fixed costs such as software upgrades, new computers, and servicing equipment. VCUarts will be providing a partial credit/refund for the spring semester, in the amount of $350 for full-time students and $42/credit […]

University announcement about summer 2020 sessions

Registration for summer 2020 classes is now open, and VCU is offering discounted rates on select fees. Sessions beginning before July 9 will move to remote instruction (online). Summer 2020 sessions that begin on July 9 and July 20 will maintain their currently scheduled format. The university will continue to monitor the impact of COVID-19 and is […]

VCUarts Events impacted by COVID-19

The status of VCUarts events will be updated below, as details are known. If you are unsure about the status of a VCUarts event not listed below, please contact us at Postponed New dates are posted, if known. March 19–21: BFA Senior Capstone Exhibition – Round 2 – has been postponed. We are in […]

Virtual resources for Students

Many of the services VCU students rely on have moved to an online format temporarily, allowing them to continue to support students. Find the central list of these services and how to access them on the Virtual VCU page.

April 1 message from Nancy Scott

To the VCUarts community, I am continually amazed by the generosity, thoughtfulness, and support brought forth by everyone in this unprecedented time. We may be experiencing vastly different scenarios as alumni, faculty, staff or students both at home and abroad in VCUarts Qatar, but we have endured this together. Our resilience is proof of the […]

Announcement of pass/fail grading option

Today the university announced a new, temporary pass/fail grading option for undergraduate and graduate students. The VCU Faculty Senate passed a resolution in favor of the new grading option. Details are available on the Spring 2020 Pass/Fail Option webpage. In addition, emails announcing the new option have been sent to undergraduate students and to graduate students.

Free Adobe Licenses

On behalf of the School of the Arts, Technology Services and VCU Libraries, we’d like to announce that a limited two-month license for Adobe Creative Cloud is now available for free to all VCU students. This new license can be installed on unlimited personal devices, including tablets and smartphones, and gives you access to all Adobe […]

March 23 – Information for students and families, faculty and staff now available

Please see the guides below for COVID-19 resources, information and answers to frequently asked questions: Information for students and families Information for faculty and staff

March 19 – Update on VCUarts Commencement

We are very disappointed that we cannot hold May commencement as planned. We will be honoring all 2020 graduates at the VCUarts commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 12, 2020. We look forward to celebrating you and your stellar achievements at that time. 

March 18 – VCUarts building access

As the university moves to online instruction for students and mandatory teleworking for non-designated employees—and following protocol on social distancing—we are encouraging all students, faculty and staff to avoid coming to campus facilities. If it is absolutely necessary for you to collect some or all of your belongings from the School of the Arts, please do […]