VCU Libraries and partners in the Division of Student Affairs and Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success offer StudyWell sessions focusing broadly on student wellbeing. Events highlight all types of health and wellness, including physical, financial, emotional and social health, in addition to academic success.

All sessions are free and open to all VCU students. Most events are drop-in with no registration required. For questions or accommodations, please contact the VCU Libraries Events Office at or (804) 828-0593.

Session Lineup Fall and Spring

  • Study Breaks in Cabell Library
    A variety of coloring pages, puzzles and Legos to help with de-stressing and stimulating creativity

  • Science Hub Hours
    Throughout the semester, Mondays 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesdays 11 a.m-1 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays 1-4 p.m.*except week of spring break 
    Cabell Library, Multipurpose Room (250)
    Drop-in help on science topics, staffed by STEM faculty

  • YouFirst Study Hours
    Throughout the semester, Mondays 5 -10 p.m., Tuesdays 1-5 p.m. and Thursdays 4-10 p.m. *except week of spring break
    Cabell Library, Multipurpose Room (250)
    Drop-in study hours for first-generation students 

Other Events Focused on Wellness and Student Success

  • Wellness programs from the Health and Wellness Library
  • Health Sciences Webinars
    Throughout the Semester
    Sessions aimed at researchers at all levels in the health sciences to help with mastering online tools and other resources and strategies that benefit research projects
  • Advance Your Research Webinars
    Throughout the Semester
    Online workshops for graduate students and advanced researchers to help strengthen research skills
  • Workshops @ The Workshop
    Throughout the Semester
    Hands-on demonstrations of tools and software to stimulate productivity and creativity on academic and personal projects

Image: Study Well, by Caslin Applewhite