VCU Campus Will Shut Down For 2015 Bike Race 

Virginia Commonwealth University students have a year to plan for a week-long vacation in the middle of September.

Classes at VCU's Monroe Park campus won't be held next year from Sept. 21-25, with the city serving as host of the 2015 UCI World Road Cycling Championship.

The race route is expected to encircle the campus, an email from the university notified students last week, with estimates of as many as 50,000 people lining the streets per day.

"Please be assured that academic integrity will not be compromised as adjustments to the calendar have been made to ensure sufficient teaching hours are maintained," the email says.

Medical campus students are being asked to check for specific instructions as the event approaches. Employees will be offered online help to navigate around the events.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Sweet Buzz: Inside the Team Spirit and Creative Force that Powers the Rise of Sugar Shack Donuts

    • Pretty cool story for the third best donuts in Richmond (behind Mrs. Yoder and Country…

    • on April 27, 2017
  • Re: Richmond Food Co-op Comes to South Side

    • Good news, since we will be losing the Martins at 7045 Forest Hill by the…

    • on April 27, 2017
  • Re: Richmond Food Co-op Comes to South Side

    • A word to the wise for Richmond Food Co-op board chair David King: Please make…

    • on April 27, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in News and Features

    More by Tom Nash

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation