VCU Together update for students - June 17

Vaccines, Rec Sports reopening, move-in info and more

Our priorities are the health, safety and wellness — both physical and emotional — of every member of the VCU community. VCU continues to monitor, assess and address situations as they arise. This update is a resource to help keep you informed as details become available. All updates are available at Receive notifications by downloading VCU Mobile from your iOS or Android app store.

Information about vaccine requirement

VCU leadership announced last week that vaccines will be required for students who expect to be on campus for any reason, such as attending class, using VCU facilities or attending events. FAQs about deadlines, exemptions and other details related to this requirement can be found at

Rec Sports facilities transitioning to full operations

You no longer need to make a reservation to work out. Over the coming weeks, the Rec Sports team will be removing COVID-related barriers and signage and resetting equipment. Spaces and activities that have been offline, such as the Mind/Body Study, MAT Room, and the courts will resume normal activities. This and other details are available at

Preparing to move-in or move-out of campus housing?

VCU Residential Life and Housing sent announcements to students and posted information regarding deadlines, dates and requirements. For more information, visit

Find out the latest travel updates, including fall study abroad 

The latest updates regarding travel have been added to the study abroad planning section of the . In addition, updates have been made to university-sponsored travel policies, including domestic and international travel. 

How will I know if my vaccination record is verified? 

Vaccine reporting confirmation is available in the University Student Health Services portal. If you continue to receive email reminders to complete your daily health check, check the status of your vaccination record in your Student Health portal.