Intellectual Resources

Intellectual well-being means participating in mentally stimulating and creative activities. It is the ability to think critically, reason objectively, and make responsible decisions - inside and outside of the classroom or workplace. Intellectual well-being means a life full of learning and being accepting of other perspectives and ideas. 

Employee Resources    Student Resources

Learn a foreign language

Learn about foreign language classes offered through the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Studies or through the VCU School of World Studies.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning service that has thousands of tutorials aimed at training business, software, technology and creative skills to help achieve personal and professional goals. The robust and vast library is able to meet the varied needs of VCU’s students, faculty and staff. Learn more at

Recreation and wellness minor

Are you passionate about well-being? There's a minor for that at VCU! VCU Recreation and Well-Being (RecWell), in partnership with the VCU School of Education, offers a minor in Recreation and Wellness. Elective courses taught by RecWell staff provide students with the knowledge, skills and practice they need to obtain national certifications to work in a field that they love. 

The Lifelong Learning Institute

The Lifelong Learning Institute in Chesterfield, — sponsored by VCU, Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County Public Schools — is a member-supported 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to provide lifelong learning opportunities for midlife and older adults through education, fitness and social activities. 

The Workshop

Located in the James Branch Cabell Library, The Workshop provides hardware, software, spaces and expertise to help the VCU community produce creative work of all kinds. Practically, that means concentrating in three main areas: graphics, audio and video projects; the world of hands-on making; and exploring new and emerging technologies.

Tuition benefit

VCU offers a tuition benefit for faculty, adjunct faculty, university and academic professionals, and classified employees. The benefit may be used for academic credit in a VCU undergraduate, graduate or first-professional degree course. The tuition benefit covers standard undergraduate and graduate tuition, university fee, student activity fee, student government fee, technology fee and capital outlay fee. The tuition benefit covers only VCU courses. Click here for more information.

VCU Dean of Students Office

The VCU Dean of Students Office aims to help students chart a path toward success, overcoming barriers as they arise and ensuring that the proper support services are being utilized as needed.

Work/Life Well-being Blog

VCU HR maintains a work/life well-being blog that shares daily tips and tricks for living a fulfilling and happy life, both at home and in the workplace.

VCU Libraries workshops

VCU Libraries offer workshops and courses, librarian-led instruction for classes, and faculty resources. Explore workshops and resources here.


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