Author: Student Affairs

REMINDER: Please complete the Responsible Together Course by Jan. 25

Dear students, If you have already completed the Responsible Together course, please disregard this email. This is a reminder that all students are required to complete the Responsible Together Course by Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. This course, currently available for all students, serves as a refresh of expectations and responsibilities as well as new content and […]

Protect your future plans, understand academic integrity at VCU

Dear students, Welcome back.  Please know VCU is doing everything we can to support your academic success.  As we begin the spring semester, please be reminded that for a student to succeed at VCU, they must know, understand, and live within the parameters of the university’s policies, including the Honor System and Standards of Academic […]

Safety and well-being resources

The following was an email sent to residential students. This time has been tumultuous for our country and we anticipate that the next couple of weeks could present further disruptions. A VCU Alert was sent to the entire VCU community earlier today in anticipation of crowds and traffic for activities in the Richmond and Washington, […]

Responsibilities and expectations for the spring 2021 semester

Dear students, As we look ahead to the spring semester, I wanted to provide an update and a reminder of some very important student expectations. VCU’s priority will continue to be adopting measures to help promote a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, patients and the general public. Your completion of the spring Responsible Together […]

Mental health resources end of fall 2020 semester

Dear students, The end of the semester is often a very stressful time and this semester even more so.  I wanted to share a top ten list for managing stress and staying well created by our health and wellness staff. Eat nutritious food and get ample hydration. For students with food needs VCU Ram Pantry […]

Account Holds and How to Resolve Them

Do you have a hold on your account that may prevent you from registering for Spring 2021 courses? Holds can be placed on your account for a variety of reasons, but there are steps you can take to resolve them so your Spring registration is not impacted. To view any holds: Option 1 Log in […]

Division of Student Affairs department operations

These will be updated ongoing when changes are made. It is always best to visit the department’s website directly for up-to-date operations. Fall break Unless listed differently below, departments will follow the University closure of Wednesday, Nov. 25 at noon (12 p.m.) – Sunday, Nov. 29 Health Promotion and Well-Being CenterOpen: Monday, Nov. 23 – […]

Expressive Activity at VCU (Fall 2020)

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 […]

Annual notification of VCU Alcohol and Other Drugs policy

Creating a positive environment for learning is essential to the VCU community. The use of alcohol and other drugs has the potential to impact academic success and the safety of our community. At VCU, we proactively address these issues in both our wellness programs and our policy enforcement. The VCU Alcohol and Other Drugs Policy […]

Election resources and information for students

NEW: Two Post-Election Student Support Virtual Processing Spaces Let’s Talk: Post-ElectionThursday, Nov. 5, noon – 2 p.m. Hosted by UCS & OMSAGroup discussion opportunity for students to connect with other students, UCS & OMSA staff for nonpartisan post-election discussion and support.Register at this link. What Comes Next? Post-Election Student SupportFriday, Nov. 6, noon –  2 p.m. Hosted by […]