To plan and execute major university events, programs and functions in a manner that supports the university’s mission and its strategic plan, Quest for Distinction; to uphold presidential protocol and to enhance the image of Virginia Commonwealth University to its many internal and external constituencies.

Means of implementation

The Office of Events and Special Programs will continually represent VCU in a manner that is consistent with presidential protocol in regards to etiquette, decorum and custom.

The office will produce high-quality events, programs, symposia and conferences that engage and impact the university and local community as outlined in the university’s strategic plan, Quest for Distinction.

The office will uphold the mission of the university by following the core values of accountability, achievement, collaboration, freedom, innovation, service, diversity and integrity when planning and administering events and special programs.