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Special Announcement

Parking Deck Subscribers To Relocate During Graduations

Upcoming high school graduations will create interruptions to parking. Through Friday, May 24, all West Broad Street Deck subscribers will relocate to the West Cary Street Deck, located at 1101 W. Cary St.; Jefferson Street Deck, located at 100 S. Jefferson St.; West Main Street Deck, located at 801 W. Main St.; or Henry Street Deck-East, located at 201 Henry St.

A dedicated shuttle service will be provided by Parking and Transportation through Friday, May 24 to transport subscribers to and from on-campus locations. RamSafe shuttles will run continuously to and from the West Cary Street Deck, Harrison and Franklin streets, Franklin and Laurel streets, and Shafer and Franklin streets during the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. If a VCU parking subscriber needs transportation between the hours of 6:31 p.m. and 6:29 a.m., they can place a ride request through the RamSafe using the Ride Pingo app.

Reciprocal parking will not be permitted on the West Broad Street Deck through Friday, May 24. MCV Campus subscribers may park on the West Cary Street Deck, Jefferson Street Deck, Henry Street Deck or West Main Street Deck.

Additional information regarding high school graduation impacts can be found at


Staff from Curtin University will be visiting VCU and will host an informational session on the fourth floor of the Global Education Office, 912 W. Grace St. Located in the coastal town of Perth in western Australia, Curtin is an affordable semester study abroad option for many majors. Questions: Email For more information, contact Kelly Richard at or (919) 816-5318.

This week

Emily Zimmerman, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, will discuss planning community-engaged research, engaging community partners during the grant-writing process and implementing community-engaged projects. The event, via Zoom, will be part of a grant-writing series hosted by VCU's C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Questions: Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Pamela Dillon, Pharm.D., research liaison, at pmdillon@vcu,edu or visit

American Psychological Association Division 38 and VCU Health Psychology Didactic Series will present a panel with early psychologists in the White House basement, Room B001, 806 W. Franklin St. Graduate and undergraduate students who attend this event will have the opportunity to learn about APA Division 38 and hear from clinical health psychologists about their career paths. For more information, contact Kendall Fugate-Laus, APA Division 38 Campus Representative, at

Coming up

This presentation covers what we know about mental health and suicide, the most up-to-date research on prevention and what we can all do to help save lives. Participants will learn common risk factors and warning signs in Black and African American communities, as well as how to keep ourselves, our loved ones and those in our community safe. This presentation was developed by suicide prevention experts from the Black community and is intended for audiences that identify as Black or African American. This is a hands-on experience. The session will be at the Mary and Frances Youth Center, 120 S. Linden St. Register at the following email address. For more information, contact Vaughn Garland at` or visit

VCU Staff Senate invites all staff to a time of food, fun, resources and prizes. Grab your coworkers and come outside to the Student Commons Plaza (rain or shine) for an afternoon filled with VCU resource tables, Dogs on Call, RecWell chair massages, outdoor games, yoga demonstrations, contests, raffles, treats, free swag, chances to win basketball tickets, King of Pops popsicles, photo booth, VCU Senior Leadership meet and greet and more. For more information, contact Melissa Burton at or visit

VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute's Experienced Supervisors Institute is open for registration until Nov. 1. This three-day course, Nov. 6-8, will help participants build the necessary competencies to move beyond the role of a managing supervisor and become an influential leader. ESI focuses on advanced supervision tools and tips and an introspective look at what it takes to succeed in challenging climates. The session will be held at Maymont. Register before Nov. 1 at the following URL. For more information, contact Deb Taminger at or visit


Update on 2024 Student Parking Sale Dates

Summer parking permits are now available. Fall housing and 24/7 commuter permits will be available beginning Tuesday, June 25 at 9 a.m. For those commuting to the MCV Campus, commuter permits will go on sale via the parking lottery on Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m., while fall Monroe Park Campus commuter permits will be available starting Tuesday, July 30 at 9 a.m. For more information, contact VCU Parking and Transportation at or (804) 828-7275 or visit

Annual Student Organization Re-Registration

Annual student organization re-registration is open through Saturday, June 1. Each year, all student organizations are required to submit the annual re-registration form to be recognized by the university and to be eligible to access (1) SGA funding, (2) SOVO Fair participation and (3) campus space reservations in EMS. Questions: Visit Re-register at the following URL. For more information, contact Justin Raibolt at or visit

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