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Work/life and wellness

‌As a proud member of the College and University Work/Family Association, Work/Life offers faculty and staff a multitude of resources — at no charge — to help balance work and home responsibilities throughout the life cycle.

Work/Life Seminars

Please note: With supervisor approval, employees should be allowed time away from work to attend professional development training and educational programs offered through VCU Human Resources and other university areas (for example, Technology Services, Procurement Services, etc.). These opportunities can include job-related training, benefits and retirement education sessions and work/life resource seminars. For questions, email or call (804) 828-1521.

All seminars below begin at noon. To register, visit

VCU Benefits and Wellness Fair: May 5
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue, Commonwealth Ballrooms

No registration necessary. Click here for more information.

Simple Steps to Preventing Diabetes: May 13
Linda Thurby-Hay, VCU Department of Internal Medicine
Lindsey House Conference Room

Learn how to assess the risk for and simple ways to dramatically lower the chances of developing the disease. 

Mindful Eating: May 18 
Katie Vatalaro-Hill, VCU Wellness Resource Center 
Lindsey House Conference Room

Participants will learn about hunger and satiety cues and how to take time to taste and enjoy food.