Return to Campus and COVID Testing


To the University and VCU Health System Community, Last spring it was immediately apparent that many students, particularly freshmen and first-generation students, faced significant challenges with remote learning. We knew it was important in the fall to offer a range of choices to students for remote and on-campus learning. The administration, particularly the Provost’s Office, […]

VCU Covid-19 Dashboard and Safe Behavior


Dear members of the VCU Community, We want to express how happy we are to begin another academic year and to thank you for taking important steps to protect yourselves and other members of the community as you return to campus. VCU is committed to doing all we reasonably can to promote a safe and […]

Election Day


August 10, 2020 Dear VCU community, As our nation prepares for the upcoming presidential, congressional, and state and local elections, I am pleased to announce that VCU will take Nov. 3 as a holiday in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia. This holiday will give all of us the unbridled chance to have our voices […]

Our Health, Safety, and Well-Being

Dear VCU and VCU Health communities, This has been a summer unlike any other. We have seen unparalleled support for each other and our community, including remarkable calls to action that have reshaped our educational and health-care experiences and the human experience beyond us. We have seen peaceful demonstrations against racism and injustice, providing brave […]

Art Kellermann, M.D. named Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System

July 29, 2020 Dear VCU and VCU Health community, After a months-long national search, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Art Kellermann, M.D., as Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System, beginning Oct. 1.  Dr. Kellermann is one of our nation’s top medical researchers and scholars and an […]

Violent demonstrations


To the University and VCU Health Communities, It is heartbreaking to see extensive damage at our Monroe Park Campus following a violent demonstration overnight in Richmond. About 80 windows were broken in a dozen buildings along with site furnishings dragged onto the street and damaged and numerous buildings tagged with graffiti. Damage is being assessed […]