VCU Together Update for faculty and staff - May 7

Leave carry over, exemptions for vaccinated employees 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 weekly update will be 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.

Temporary increase for leave carry over limits

Based on employee feedback, VCU will temporarily increase leave carry over limits. University and Academic Professionals and 12-month Faculty will be able to carry over up to four weeks (160 hours) of leave above the allowable maximum on January 10, 2022. Any leave hours above the maximum carry over for the specific employee category plus the extra 160 hours will be subject to carry over limits on Jan. 9, 2022. Employees may view their current leave balances in VCU Employee Self-Service at

If you have questions about this leave update, please contact your HR professional.

Exemptions for vaccinated employees begin May 17

Effective May 17, VCU faculty, staff and students who are fully vaccinated are exempt from quarantine, surveillance testing and daily health attestation requirements. Vaccination will be verified. Report your vaccination here. If you reported your first dose, be sure to report your second dose and upload your documentation, such as a photo of your completed COVID-19 vaccination record card.

If you wish to schedule an appointment to receive your vaccination through VCU, contact VCU Employee Health at (804) 828-0584. Or you can use to find a location near you.