Know your rights and responsibilities!

Participating in an off-campus, non-clinical activity this semester? Make sure you've signed our Student Acknowledgement of Protocols for VCU Experiential Learning Activities (Non-Clinical)

For business/community partners


The relationships we build with our business and community partners are critical to REAL's — and our students' — success.

Know your rights and responsibilities as a community partner by checking out the VCU Partner Health & Safety Experiential Learning protocols.

For employers and community leaders, REAL is a promise to:

  • Engage you as co-educators and provide structured opportunities to gather feedback on your current needs, on industry trends, and how our students can best be prepared to take their places as innovative contributors
  • Ensure students receive the hands-on experience, mentoring and reflective practice they need to smoothly transition from college life to professional life
  • Develop students' transferable skills as well as subject knowledge, including:
  Work ethic
  Problem-solving skills
  Communication skills
  Creative thinking
  Interpersonal skills