VCU offers faculty and staff a multitude of resources — at no charge — to help balance work and home responsibilities.


Work/Life and Wellness Workshops
VCU is proud to offer RamStrong, a wellness resource for VCU faculty and staff. RamStrong addresses the eight dimensions of wellness that support a balanced life. Learn more about RamStrong workshops and activities.


Work/Life Workshops

Join Work/Life resources for some interesting course offerings. Register on our training website, all sessions begin at 12 noon.

Free Chair Yoga Classes
Monroe Park Campus: September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5: Cary Street Gym
MCV Campus: September 13, October 15, November 15, December 10: Robert Blackwell Smith Building, Room 525

September. 6: Healthy Fast Food
Erin Thornton, Aramark
Cabell Library, Room 250
Looking for takeout, but tired of the same old unhealthy, greasy fast food burgers and fries. Learn about some healthier fast food options.

September 26: Advance Directives
Ken Faulkner and Candace Blades, VCU Advance Care Planning
Cabell Library, Room 311
Learn more about advance care planning and making a written plan for the future in this thought-providing session.

October 9: How to Organize Anything
Kristen Ziegler, Minima Organizing
Cabell Library, Room 250
Learn a step by step process to organize any space in the home including tips for time management and paper management.

October 22: Your Body: Your Diet
Leslie Bobb, Internal Medicine
Cabell Library, Room 250
Learn about body types, dietary theories, and how to tell what diets might be best for you.

November 1: Being a Holistic You
Carrie Baines, VCU Wellness Resource Center
Cabell Library, Room 250
What does holistic wellness mean? We'll discuss how making daily choices can energize your body, mind, and spirit and how we make intentional choices that assist us in living a healthy and active life.

November 13: Holiday Survival Guide
Anthem EAP
Cabell Library, Room 250
Look at the sources of holiday stress and learn strategies for dealing with your emotions, time, relationships and money.

December 4: Smart Choices to Succeed in Your Finances
Tara Heckstall, Virginia Credit Union
Cabell Library, Room 250
This interactive workshop will cover money management principles and financial challenges with an in-depth look at effective cash flow and building a savings and investment plan.


Active Health Webinars on wellness and health topics.  Click here to register.

October 9 at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
Checking in on Your Check Ups.
Find out which health screenings are recommended for you based on your age and gender and get the important questions you should ask your doctor.

December 11, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.
A New Year of Health:
A new year means a new chance to make a healthy lifestyle change. Learn how to set goals, overcome challenges and stay the course for the upcoming year.


VCU's Institute for Contemporary Art offers mindfulness meditation sessions guided by highly experienced meditation teachers. These sessions are offered from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Sessions are free. Preregistration is requested through the ICA website

New! GRTC Unlimited Transportation access on Pulse Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and regular fixed route bus service (local and express by showing VCU or VCU Health ID card to the bus driver upon boarding. For more information, visit