Author: Student Affairs

Reminder of mandatory reporting of COVID-19 symptoms and surveillance testing

Dear students, With the spring semester underway, we want to provide another reminder of some very important 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 timely reporting related to COVID-19, including positive test results, and participation in the […]

What’s the Deal with Double Masking?

Wearing a mask (or two) has become a natural part of our daily routine. Until we achieve herd immunity through vaccination, we need to wear masks. And with new and more contagious COVID variants emerging, we need to up our mask game to get the most protection out of our mask. You might have already […]

Show your Ram Pride while learning virtually!

Dear students, Congratulations on completing your first week of classes for the spring 2021 semester!   You and your fellow students are working toward the completion of your degrees from all across the world! If we are able to return to on-campus instruction later this spring, face-to-face, hybrid and blended courses will return to their on-campus […]

Spring 2021 Division of Student Affairs department operations

Dean of Students OfficeOpen: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Visit the Dean of Students website for hours)Services Available: Virtual or phone meetings Health Promotion and Well-Being CenterOpen: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Visit The Well’s website for more information)Services Available: Virtual Hunton Student Center Open: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. […]

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 […]