• Michael Rao, Ph.D., speaking at a State of the University event

About the office

The Office of Events and Special Programs administers major university events and programs as directed by the president of Virginia Commonwealth University. Our staff is available, in various capacities, to assist with events across campus. If you would like to request assistance with your event, please email UNIVevents@vcu.edu.

Awards and press

At the 69th Virginia Public Relations Awards, hosted by the Richmond chapter of Public Relations Society of America, VCU won 39 awards, including the Award of Merit for Brief Events and Observances for “State of the University 2015” and the Award of Merit for Crisis Communications for “Diversity and Inclusion at VCU.” Both programs were supported by the Office of Events and Special Programs.