Mission StatementThe VSA shall serve, represent, and promote the interests and welfare of the students of Vassar College. It shall encourage student representation and involvement in college decision-making and shall strive to enhance the quality of life and education for the students of Vassar College. It shall represent the opinions of the student body, serving as a communications conduit to the Faculty, Administration, Trustees, Alumnae/i, the local community and beyond. The VSA shall also sponsor, support, and be responsible for student organizations.
Meet the Executive Board
Coming to Council
Council convenes every Sunday at 7pm. Anyone is welcome to attend.Frequently Asked Questions about going to Council »
Much of the VSA's work is done in various committees. These committees discuss various issues dealing with campus, student, and academic life. All meetings (except for Finance) are open to all students.
Student Life: Mondays, 8p
Operations:: Tuesdays, 7p. CC240.
Academics: Tuesdays, 8p.
Activities: Thursdays, 7p.
Finance: Wednesday, 3:30p.
Most meetings are in the VSA Office.
- VSA delegation to the Seven Sisters Conference! t.co/UwNCOld3lq
- The VSA reps to the Seven Sisters Conference have arrived at Wellesley!
- New Tasty Tuesday vendor Love Feast is in attendance today! She makes delicious vegan Indian food!
- Don't forget to #vote in the #VPforActivities election! t.co/OqLw3egnzf
- Tonight's VSA meeting is at 7p in the CCMPR. Come for the forum w/ ViCE & the Jud Board! Or, read the @miscellanynews tweets + live blog.
LIBRARYMonday – Thursday: 8:30am – 12:00am
Friday: 8:30am – 10:00pm
Saturday: 9am – 10:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 12:00am
After Hours Space: Open Sunday-Thursday Only
BOOKSTOREMonday - Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 3:30 pm
ATHLETIC & FITNESS CENTERMonday - Thursday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
ACDCMonday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 8:00pm
RETREATMonday – Friday: 8:30am – 11:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm – 11:00pm
POST OFFICEMonday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
SHUTTLEVassar offers a free shuttle bus service into Poughkeepsie, operated by the Leprechaun Lines company during the Fall and Spring semesters.
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NEIGHBORSPoughkeepsie, the Arlington neighborhood, and Dutchess County are home to Vassar College. This is where our students spend four significant years of their lives. It's where our neighbors and employees live, work, raise families, and serve the community.
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FIELD WORKOffered by most departments for academic credit, field work enables students to examine the way the theories and the practical experiences of a particular discipline interact. It provides opportunities for observation and participation which are not ordinarily available in classwork. Depending on their academic interests, students undertake internships in a variety of organizations and agencies in the local community and other places.
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Today at Vassar
- Hanukkah Candle Lighting
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Main Building Rose Parlor
- Looking Machines: Sculpture, wall relief, works on paper, by J. Pindyck Miller
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM - College Center Palmer Gallery Opening Reception - Thursday, December 4, 5-7pm. Gallery Talk with Artist, Saturday, December 6, 1-3pm.
- Farmer's Market
10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - College Center College Ctr North Atrium
- Exhibition: Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Temporary Exhibition Galleries Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings 1475-1540The city of Augsburg in southern Germany enjoyed a cultural golden age in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. Its artists created an astonishing range of work for the Habsburg court and the city's thriving market. The exhibition features prints, drawings, illustrated books, medals, and armor from Augsburg and addresses themes of religious devotion, moral conduct and everyday life, and art made for Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art.