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VSU will require masks and full vaccination for attendance at any/all university sponsored indoor events and all university sponsored ticketed outdoor events.

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Virginia State University fosters sustained excellence as a preeminent public land-grant university, providing access to higher education and a holistic, greater learning experience to produce world-class leaders and scholars.

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VSU Top Rank HBCUs Nationwide

VSU Top Rank HBCUs Nationwide

According to U.S. News and World Report, VSU places in the top 30 in the category of Best Overall HBCUs for 2022.  The annual list examines factors such as retention, alumni giving, faculty resources, graduate indebtedness, and student excellence.

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VSU COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Virginia State University COVID-19 Vaccinations FAQs, Virginia State University requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as we begin the fall 2021 semester.  The University will offer vaccinations on campus beginning Friday, August 6, 2021.  Full (or first dose) vaccinations are required to reside on campus and or attend face to face classes. Full compliance is required for all faculty, staff, and students who will be on campus and or attending classes by September 20, 2021.

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VSU to Require Proof of Vaccination for All Athletic Events

Virginia State University has announced new guidelines that will require all guests at Rogers Stadium and other campus athletic events to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination before entry. The new guideline is effective immediately and is part of an effort to help safeguard the health and wellness of the general VSU community and campus visitors. In addition, it aligns with the campus-wide requirement that all faculty, staff, and students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  

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VSU and the Home Depot Partner together to Support Health and Fitness

Virginia State University has partnered with The Home Depot to create a new outdoor fitness park on the VSU campus. Earlier this year, Virginia State University was selected as one of 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) nationwide to win the Home Depot Retool Your School contest after receiving a high number of votes from students, alumni, and advocates.

Grammy Award Winning Record Executive and Film Producer Joins VSU Staff

Virginia State University has announced that Grammy Award Winning Record Executive, Film and TV Music Supervisor and Film Producer, Mr. Amir Windom will join the VSU staff for the 2021-22 academic year. Windom will be on campus as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series as Executive Speaker in Residence.

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The Essential James Baldwin: The 21st Century and Beyond, At Home & Abroad

The Essential James Baldwin: The 21st Century and Beyond, At Home & Abroad

The Office of Academic Affairs, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Honors Program at Virginia State University – a storied HBCU – are seeking proposals for The Inaugural James Arthur Baldwin Symposium

The Office of Academic Affairs, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Honors Program at Virginia State University – a storied HBCU – are seeking proposals for The Inaugural James Arthur Baldwin Symposium

 

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VSU to Use Funds from Anonymous Donor to Match Giving During Six Week Giving Challenge

Virginia State University has announced that it will use an undisclosed financial gift from an anonymous donor to multiply the University’s fundraising over the next six weeks.

Virginia State University has announced that it will use an undisclosed financial gift from an anonymous donor to multiply the University’s fundraising over the next six weeks.

 

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Aerial Tour Video

While we hope you’ll take the time to visit our HBCU college campus in person, our aerial tour is the next best thing.

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