Remote new employee learning plan

VCU is unlike any university you've ever seen. We are so glad you're here. As a remote employee, there are a few things you should know: 

VCU resources

Employee benefits

  • Ask ALEX digital benefits decision toolALEX for VCU is an interactive benefits counselor for Faculty Members & University and Academic Professionals.  Access the ALEX Tool to help you make decisions on health coverage, flexible spending, retirement benefits, life insurance, and disability coverage.
  • A to Z List of benefits: This is to a cumulative list of benefits-related information. 
  • Enroll in benefits: Learn more about benefits enrollment.
  • New Faculty benefits guide: Provides instructions and enrollment forms for Faculty. 

Training and policy review

HR resources

Successfully working remotely

LinkedIn Learning videos on working remotely


  • VCU Alerts: View the latest alerts sent to the VCU community.
  • HR Work, Life and Well-being blog: Read blog posts about work/life balance at VCU. Sign up to receive posts straight to your inbox by entering your email address in the "subscribe" box on the blog home page.