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2020 payday and holiday calendar
The 2020 payday and holiday calendar is available under the payroll section.

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC)
The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is the annual charity drive for employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia. VCU's annual campaign dates are October 2 through December 20. Make a pledge today!

Health coverage premium holiday
VCU faculty, staff and former employees who participate in COVA, Kaiser, and Optima health plans will not pay any premium for October health coverage. This premium holiday for state plan participants applies to the October 16 and November 1 pay dates.

Long-term care insurance
University faculty and staff who work 20 or more hours per week, as well as VRS and ORP retirees under age 75, are eligible to apply for Genworth's long-term care insurance from Sept. 16-Oct. 25 for coverage effective Dec. 1. 

Winter closing
VCU will be closed from December 23, 2019 – January 3, 2020. Employees are required to use three days (24 hours) of leave to cover time away from work on 

  • Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019

  • Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020

  • Friday, Jan. 3, 2020

Alex for VCU
This is the new interactive benefits counselor for faculty members and University and Academic Professionals. Have a chat with ALEX about health coverage, flexible spending, retirement benefits, life insurance and disability coverage by visiting myALEX from your computer or mobile device.

Making it real

As the premier urban, public research university in Virginia, VCU’s mission is to advance knowledge and student success. Recruiting and retaining a progressive and diverse faculty, staff, and senior leadership with the skills and talents to advance quality teaching, learning, research and creative expression supports our mission. Learn more about VCU’s leadership, history and Quest for Distinction strategic plan.

Paydays and Holidays

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