Virginia Administrative Code

Current through Register Vol. 39, No. 9, December 19, 2022

Virginia Commonwealth University is a doctoral and research institution serving over 30,000 students. It maintains an academic division that offers 216 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate certificate, graduate, and professional degree programs in allied health professions, the arts, business, dentistry, education, engineering, humanities and sciences, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. VCU also supports an academic health center, the VCU Health System Authority comprising the clinical activities of the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, MCV Physicians, and VCU's School of Medicine. VCU has two campuses located in Richmond and a third campus in Doha, Qatar. VCU also has international partnerships with universities in 14 other countries. Code of Virginia, Title 23, Chapter 6.1.

The board of visitors or other governing body of every state-supported institution of higher education in Virginia is authorized to establish rules and regulations for the acceptance of students; for the conduct of students and the suspension and dismissal of students who fail or refuse to abide by such rules; for the rescission or restriction of financial aid; for the employment of professors, teachers, instructors and all other employees; and for parking and traffic on property owned by the institution. In addition, the board of visitors or other governing body is authorized to establish programs to promote compliance among students with laws relating to the use of alcoholic beverages and to establish guidelines for the initiation or induction into any social fraternity or sorority. Code of Virginia, Title 23, Chapter 1.

Regulations may be obtained from the Office of the General Counsel, Virginia Commonwealth University, 16 N. Laurel Street, P.O. Box 843090, Richmond, VA 23284-3090. Internet address:

Rev. 8/2012

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