Student Affairs Blog

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2022 Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Student Satisfaction Survey?VCU’s Student Satisfaction Survey is an important online tool that helps the administration identify students’ priorities, as well as the university’s strengths and challenges.  The survey covers a range of topics including instruction, advising, safety, registration, financial aid, campus life, etc. Why is it important?The survey is important because it […]

Opportunities, reminders and updates from VCU Student Affairs for the spring 2022 semester

Dear VCU Students, I hope that your spring semester is off to a good start and you returned to campus renewed and refreshed from your winter break. Below are some opportunities, reminders and updates I wanted to share with you as the spring semester is underway. Opportunities for students Student Representatives to the VCU Board […]

Johnson Hall update

Dear members of the VCU community, On Monday, VCU received the results of an air quality assessment of Johnson Hall which found elevated mold spores in 41 of the 228 spaces tested. These included a variety of student rooms and common spaces.  Out of an abundance of caution, we have closed Johnson Hall until further […]

Honor policy update

Dear Students, We hope that your recent university reading day was beneficial and that you successfully navigated midterms. As we approach the end of the semester and the final exam period we want to remind you that academic honesty, truth and integrity are vitally important to advancing knowledge and promoting student success at VCU. Toward […]

Operational impacts for Saturday, Oct. 23

Dear students, As a reminder, this Saturday, Oct. 23, the student organization Young Democrats at VCU, in partnership with one of Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, will host a rally on VCU’s Monroe Park Campus. This event will be located on the Compass and will include President Barack Obama. This is not a […]

Information and resources for Election Day 2021

Dear Students: I hope you are doing well as the semester comes to its midpoint!  As you know, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 is Election Day, with polls in Virginia open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. According to the Fall Academic Calendar, VCU will be closed that day with no classes. Students who are eligible […]

Expressive Activity at VCU – Fall 2021

Dear students, VCU is a very diverse community with a host of differing viewpoints reflecting each of our personal lenses through which we see, and experience, the world. This diversity of viewpoint and opinion is a tremendous asset to our community. Our hope is that you engage in conversations with others who share similar and […]

Rams help Rams

Dear students, VCU has joined many other universities in creating a medical amnesty process in the Student Code of Conduct (pages 7-8) related to alcohol and other drugs.  What this really means is that students who seek medical attention for themselves or others for a condition related to alcohol or other drug use will not […]

Conduct update for Student Organizations

Dear students: I hope that your classes are off to a good start! We want to provide students who are considering participating in registered student organizations – including affiliated, registered, and sponsored student organizations – three important updates regarding student organization activities based upon the recommendations of both an internal and an external review of […]

Welcome to the 2021 fall semester from VCU Student Affairs

Dear VCU Students, Whether you are joining us on campus or online, welcome to VCU for the fall 2021 semester. Below are some points of possible interest and resources related to being on campus, success in the classroom, opportunities for involvement and the safety of our VCU community. As a university community it will continue […]

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