Work, life and well-being


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


Employee Well-Being Programs
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.


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March Employee Well-Being Programs

Open to all VCU employees at no cost.  All programs begin at 12 noon. Details and registration at or


March 13

Chair Yoga

Monroe Park Campus – Cary Street Gym

March 21

Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt

Monroe Park Campus – Cabell Library, Rm 250

March 27

Chair Yoga

MCV Campus – Main 1-422

March 28

Hiking and Biking Options in Richmond

Monroe Park Campus – Cabell Library, Rm 250

April 3

Re-Learn to Relax

Monroe Park Campus, Cabell Library, Room 250

 April 10

Chair Yoga

Monroe Park Campus – Cary Street Gym

 April 22

DeClutter Your Life!

MCV Campus, Main Hospital, Room2-127 & 2-129

 April 23

Ergonomics – how to make your workstation work for you!

MCV Campus – Main Hospital, Room CCH-1-304

 April 24

Chair Yoga

MCV Campus – Larrick Center Church Hill Room

Open to all VCU employees at no cost. All programs begin at 12 noon. Details and registration at or or


Upcoming Financial Fitness Double Feature!

April 2, 2019 in the Human Resources Training Building, 922 West Grace Street, Room 115

Estate Planning - Creating a Lasting Legacy - 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Understanding New Tax Laws - 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Separate registration is required for each session. To register, enter keyword "Financial Fitness" at 


 VCU Health also offers Financial Wellness Education to which VCU employees are invited.  The schedule is below.


New Well-Being Blog!

Visit each day for tips on ways to improve your well-being. Let's make this the best year ever!





Updated locations of lactation rooms now available here!

Flats at 25th - Church Hill North's newest apartment community is offering VCU and VCU Health Employees a discounted rate through their Preferred Employer Program.  For more information see the informational brochure can be found at Flats at 25th.  

Current Weight Watchers Promo
Out of the Darkness Walk

Work/Life Workshops

Webinars on wellness and health topics. 


Learn how to get your point across - get assertive!  Want to learn more about assertive verbal communication?  Log on to Anthem's EAP website at, Login: Commonwealth of Virginia this month to read about these and other topics.  For more information please read Anthem EAP

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. To register, visit the ICA website and search "mindfulness."