Updated Information for US Census 2020

Dear students, I hope that you have been able to adjust to the changes brought upon by the COVID-19 crises. I wish you continued good health for you and your family. Due to the crisis, the US Census Bureau has provided updates that we would like to pass along.  You, or your family at home […]

COVID-19 Message for Parents & Families

Dear VCU parents and families, Over the last week, we have shared several messages with you regarding changes to the operation of university and Division of Student Affairs services due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are at a critical juncture and continue to monitor the situation to ensure we do what is best for […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Student FAQs

For Monroe Park Campus students:VCU will hold remote classes for the remainder of the semester to ensure that students can complete the semester as safely as possible and with as much continuity as possible. For the full announcement, please visit: https://news.vcu.edu/article/Major_COVID19_announcements. For MCV Campus students:Students of the College of Health Professions, School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, […]

COVID-19 and spring break

Dear students, With spring break approaching, we want to offer some additional guidance for staying safe and healthy. VCU and VCU Health continue to monitor and plan for the potential spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). As of now, there are no confirmed cases in our community or in Virginia. We remain in close contact […]

Expressive Activity at VCU

Dear students, Like all Americans, every member of the VCU community has the fundamental and unalienable right to free speech. This right is true even when we find that speech to be abhorrent and antithetical to our core values as a university. Every member of our community should feel safe to express themselves in ways […]

Spring Break Travel

Dear students, VCU’s Spring Break will soon be upon us. As you make your travel plans, either throughout the U.S. or internationally, we strongly encourage students to consider travel advisories currently in effect. The most up-to-date information regarding travel, including coronavirus, is available at: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention U.S. Department of State It’s […]

Super Tuesday

Dear students, Tuesday, March 3 is Super Tuesday and the polls in Virginia will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. We hope that if you are registered to vote in Virginia you do so and exercise your right to take part in our democratic process. Discuss your plans with your instructors in advance if […]

Census 2020

Dear students, I hope your semester is off to a good start. As you may be aware, this year marks the decennial census. In March, households will begin receiving official mail from the Census Bureau inviting them to respond to the Census 2020 online, by phone, or by mail. Even if you plan to leave the Richmond […]

Families of Students

A Timeline for Parents and Families Throughout the school year, your student will experience many different experiences. Whether your student is just beginning their at VCU, transferring from another institution or returning to the university, adjusting to a new environment can be challenging. Below are some tips on how to support your student throughout the […]

Staying Hungry

My favorite quote that I like to say to people around campus is to “”Stay Hungry”“ I appreciate that students at VCU are so driven , hungry and motivated. I admire that the majority of us students are engaged in the VCU community and willing to take on any obstacle that is in the way […]