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Commonwealth of Virginia (CVC) Campaign - October 2 to December 20 

Commonwealth of Virginia (CVC) has started! For the 2019 Campaign you can select 995 trusted charities who need your love and support and donate through payroll deduction. The campaign runs from October 2nd until December 20th. Payroll deduction then takes place from January through December of 2020. You can find more information on the VCU HR CVC webpage!


Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH) family festivals 

We are pleased to announce that the Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH) is offering state employees free admission to upcoming VMNH family festivals taking place from October 2019 to July 2020.   

The Virginia Museum of Natural History’s family festivals include a variety of themes, from dinosaurs to reptiles and more. Festival activities include hands-on programs, fascinating presentations, and the opportunity to engage directly with scientists.

Festivals included in this promotion are:

Dragon Festival: October 19, 2019

Ice Age Festival: January 25, 2020

Reptile Festival: June 12-13, 2020

Dino Festival: July 24-25, 2020

To claim your free ticket, you only need to present your employee identification card at the VMNH Box Office. Family members can purchase tickets at the regular admission rates. 

Regular admission prices are $7 for adults (ages 19-59), and $5 for children (ages 3-18) and seniors (60+).  VMNH members and children under 3 receive free admission.  The special admission rate for the Dragon Festival is $10 for adults (ages 19-59), and $5 for children (ages 3-18) and seniors (60+).

For additional information, please visit


Washington Redskins ticket discounts 

The 2019 NFL Football season is upon us and it’s time cheer on your home team, the Washington Redskins! We are pleased to announce that the Burgundy & Gold are giving preferred pricing to Virginia state employees for the second year in a row!

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November Well-being program schedule is out! See below.

Did you know VCU has gone Tobacco Free? 

VCU's Quit Smoking Campaign for Employees......Join in!

Through this campaign, we hope to:

  • Encourage tobacco users to quit with weekly motivational messaging and resources
  • Increase awareness and use of the Virginia state quitline, Quit Now Virginia
  • Support you and your co-workers, friends and family in your efforts to quit using tobacco

Get information at Quit Now!

If you have any questions, please contact me, your worksite Quit and Stay Quit Monday coordinator - Cindi Phares, or 828-1521.

VCU offers students, faculty and staff tobacco cessation programs at no cost. Benefits of becoming a non-smoker include:

  • Improve your chances for a longer life
  • Look and feel healthier
  • Smell better
  • Feel more energetic
  • Breathe easier and be able to exercise
  • Save money
  • Protect those around you who may be harmed by your smoking, especially if you are pregnant or around children

For more information, visit

HR Well-being Blog

Upcoming employee well-being programs
Wellness resources
Work/life Webinars and Workshops
Current Weight Watchers Promo