Residential Life and Housing One VCU: Responsible Together

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Students can schedule free COVID vaccine appointments at both campus clinics through the Student Health Web Portal.

Due to the health and safety precautions related to COVID-19, Residential Life and Housing has altered certain practices and policies. Please review the changes below.


What precautions are Residential Life and Housing taking to mitigate the spread of COVID-19?

Please visit the COVID-19 Precautions page for more information.

How will students become and stay connected to campus while observing COVID-19 protocols?

Please visit the Student Connection page to learn more.

Will students be required to wear a face-covering in their residence hall room?

In accordance with VCU's Together Update on March 18, 2022, students are no longer required to wear a face-covering while navigating residence halls outside of their room, suite or apartment. VCU’s Public Health Response Team continues to strongly encourage masking for individuals at risk for severe COVID-19 infection. Residents who wish to wear masks are also encouraged to do so. Residents exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, confirmed positive for COVID-19, or who have been exposed to COVID-19 should follow the masking guidance provided by Student Health.

What is the Guest Policy for residence halls?

To learn more about the Guest Policy please visit

What are expectations of residential students?

Please visit the Guide to Residential Living for more information.

How is self-quarantine and isolation in on-campus housing occurring?

Visit our Resident Planning Guide For Isolation And Quarantine for important updates and responses to questions about the quarantine and isolation process in the residence halls.

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