News and announcements

Messages for the VCU community

May 25, 2021: Together Update from leadership: Should VCU require vaccination?

May 21, 2021: Together Update for students - May 21

May 21, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - May 21

May 18, 2021: Updated VCU mask guidelines

May 14, 2021: Together Update for students - May 14

May 14, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - May 14

May 7, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - May 7

April 30, 2021: Together Update for students - April 30

April 30, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - April 30

April 23, 2021: Together Update for students - April 23

April 23, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - April 23

April 16, 2021: Call for summer VCU Vaccine Corps volunteers

April 16, 2021: Together Update for students - April 16

April 16, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - April 16

April 13, 2021: VCU and VCU Health suspend use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 12, 2021: Fall 2021: Better Together - information for students

April 12, 2021: Fall 2021: Better Together - information for employees

April 2, 2021: Together Update for students - April 2

April 2, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - April 2

April 2, 2021: Message from the Provost to undergraduate students - April 2

March 26, 2021: Together Update for students - March 26

March 26, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - March 26

March 25, 2021: VCU will hold universitywide virtual commencement and in-person academic unity graduation ceremonies

March 22, 2021: For faculty and staff: COVID-19 vaccine interest survey

March 17, 2021: For faculty: Mid-semester reminders

March 17, 2021: For students: Finishing spring semester strong and planning for summer and fall

March 11, 2021: Update about fall semester

March 9, 2021: Together Update for students and employees: Special COVID-19 Vaccine edition

March 3, 2021: Student COVID-19 vaccination information update

March 1, 2021: Call for volunteers to join VCU Vaccine Corps

Feb. 26, 2021: Together Update for students - Feb. 26

Feb. 26, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Feb. 26

Feb. 22, 2021: Clarification on March 4 course modality for faculty

Feb. 19, 2021: Additional information for faculty regarding the spring update

Feb. 18, 2021: Spring semester update - Feb. 18

Feb. 12, 2021: Together Update for students - Feb. 12

Feb. 12, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Feb. 12

Feb. 5, 2021: Together Update for students - Feb. 5

Feb. 5, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Feb. 5

Jan. 29, 2021: Together Update for students - Jan. 29

Jan. 29, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Jan. 29

Jan. 25, 2021: Registeration is open for the VCU Parent and Family Feb. 3 town hall

Jan. 22, 2021: Entry Pass begins Jan. 25

Jan. 22, 2021: Together Update for students - Jan. 22

Jan. 22, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Jan. 22

Jan. 19, 2021: Information session for faculty and staff scheduled for Jan. 22

Jan. 14, 2021: For VCU students, information about spring 2021

Jan. 14, 2021: For VCU faculty and staff, information about spring 2021

Jan. 12, 2021: Spring semester changes

Jan. 12, 2021: COVID-19 vaccine information for students

Jan. 8, 2021: Together Update for students - Jan. 8

Jan. 8, 2021: Together Update for faculty and staff - Jan. 8

Dec. 18, 2020: Together Update for students - Dec. 18

Dec. 18, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Dec. 18

Dec. 11, 2020: Together Update for students - Dec. 11

Dec. 11, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Dec. 11

Dec. 4, 2020: Together Update for students - Dec. 4

Dec. 4, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Dec. 4

Dec. 3, 2020: Message from leadership: Operational changes and planning for spring

Nov. 20, 2020: Together Update for students - Nov. 20

Nov. 20, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Nov. 20

Nov. 13, 2020: Together Update for students - Nov. 13

Nov. 13, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Nov. 13

Nov. 6, 2020: Together Update for students - Nov. 6

Nov. 6, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Nov. 6

Oct. 30, 2020: Together Update for students - Oct. 30

Oct. 30, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Oct. 30

Oct. 23, 2020: Together Update for students - Oct. 23

Oct. 23, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Oct. 23

Oct 16, 2020: Message to faculty - Midterm grades and recent student emails

Oct. 16, 2020: Message to students - Finishing fall 2020 and planning spring 2021

Oct. 15, 2020: VCU announces calendar for spring 2021 semester

Oct. 5, 2020: VCU President announces Fall 2020 Commencement update

Oct. 2, 2020: Together Update for students - Oct. 2

Oct. 2, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Oct. 2

Sept. 25, 2020: Together Update for students - Sept. 25

Sept. 25, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Sept. 25

Sept. 18, 2020: Together Update for students - Sept. 18

Sept. 18, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Sept. 18

Sept. 11, 2020: Together Update for students - Sept. 11

Sept. 11, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Sept. 11

Sept. 4, 2020: Together Update for students - Sept. 4

Sept. 4, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Sept. 4

Sept. 3, 2020: Temporary academic regulation: Student absence due to COVID-19

Aug. 28, 2020: Together Update for students - Aug. 28

Aug. 28, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Aug. 28

Aug. 24, 2020: Message from the president: Return to Campus and COVID Testing

Aug. 21, 2020: Message to students from Student Affairs - Expectations and consequences

Aug. 21, 2020: Together Update for students - Aug. 21

Aug. 21, 2020: Together Update for faculty and staff - Aug. 21

Aug. 20, 2020: VCU COVID Dashboard and safe behavior

Aug. 20, 2020: Public Health Advisory

Aug. 17, 2020: Daily health survey reminder

Aug. 14, 2020: VCU Together Update for students - Aug. 14

Aug. 14, 2020: VCU Together Update for faculty and staff - Aug. 14

Aug. 13, 2020: Message to students: Welcome to the 2020 fall semester from VCU Student Affairs

Aug. 11, 2020: Message to students: Permanent pass/fail grade policy for undergraduates beginning fall 2020

Aug. 10, 2020: Message from the president: Our health, safety and well-being

Aug. 5, 2020: Message from leadership: Volunteers needed for asymptomatic COVID-19 prevalence testing

July 31, 2020: Message to students: Town halls, study abroad, VCU Rec Sports, testing and more

July 31, 2020: Message to faculty and staff: Town halls, study abroad, K-12 resources, VCU Rec Sports and more

July 24, 2020: Message to students: Physical distancing shuttle and RamSafe, student training, move-in requirements and more

July 24, 2020: Message to faculty and staff: Physical distancing shuttle and RamSafe, temporary parking, staff town hall and more

July 24, 2020: Message from Residential Life and Housing: Reminder, immediate action required prior to move-in

July 21, 2020: View recording of town hall for students

July 20, 2020: View recording of the town hall for faculty

July 15, 2020: Message to faculty: Academic updates for fall 2020; town hall; faculty resources

July 15, 2020: Message to students: Academic updates for fall 2020; information session

July 14, 2020: Message from President Rao: Returning to campus this fall

July 10, 2020: Weekly update for students: Daily health surveys, computer cleaning tips and more

July 10, 2020: Weekly update for faculty and staff: Safety protocols, SCHEV report, computer cleaning tips and more

June 26, 2020: Weekly update for students: Supply kits, counseling services and more

June 26, 2020: Weekly update for faculty and staff: Daily health checks, counseling services, return to research and more

June 25, 2020: New after hours process for University Counseling Services

June 22, 2020: Weekly update for students: Housing information, training requirements and more

June 22, 2020: Weekly update for faculty and staff: Training information, daily health checks, travel and more

June 12, 2020: Weekly update for students: Fall 2020 course updates, academic calendar and more

June 12, 2020: Weekly update for faculty and staff: Fall 2020 course updates, academic calendar, Phase II and more

June 11, 2020: Update on revised fall 2020 course schedule

June 10, 2020: VCU's Phase II to begin Monday, June 15 

June 3, 2020: VCU's phased return to campus for university students, faculty and staff