Vassar Student Association

Welcome

Welcome back!

The Saturday Shuttle is back and better than ever. It will resume normal hours (1:00pm to 10:00pm) tomorrow. Look for a yellow school bus!

About the VSA

Mission Statement

The 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

President StudentLife Operations
Academics Activities Finance

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Coming to Council

Council convenes every Sunday at 7pm. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Frequently Asked Questions about going to Council »

Download agendas and minutes from past VSA Council meetings. »

VSA Committes

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:: Wednesdays, 7p. CC240.

Academics: Thursdays, 6p.

Activities: Tuesdays, 7p.

Finance: Wednesdays, 3:30p.

Most meetings are in the VSA Office.

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Building Hours

LIBRARY

Monday – 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

BOOKSTORE

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 3:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

ATHLETIC & FITNESS CENTER

Monday - Thursday: 6:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 6:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm

ACDC

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:30pm, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 8:00pm

RETREAT

Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 11:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm – 11:00pm

POST OFFICE

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Poughkeepsie

SHUTTLE

Vassar offers a free shuttle bus service into Poughkeepsie, operated by the Leprechaun Lines company during the Fall and Spring semesters.

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NEIGHBORS

Poughkeepsie, 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 WORK

Offered 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

  • Art as Resistance from the US to Palestine Series
    10:00 PM to 2:00 AM - College Center Villard Room Part of the 'Art as Resistance from the US to Palestine' Series. Hip-Hop 101, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) are excited to present M1 from dead prez to campus! M1 will be performing alongside Vassar artists Sean Blaise and Elijah Mcdonnaugh, as well as, Mazzi from S.O.U.L. Purpose, Majesty, and Shadia Mansour! They’re here to show us how hip-hop can be used as a tool of resistance to occupation, colonization, and state violence. Sean Blaise // Elijah Mcdonnaugh // Mazzi // Majesty // Shadia Mansour // M1For more information: http://vsa.vassar.edu/orgs/vassarsjp/ (Sponsored by Hip-Hop 101, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), WVKR, Act Out!, Crafts Not Bombs, Feminist Alliance, Grassroots Alliance for Alternative Politics (GAAP), Queer Coalition Vassar College (QCVC), Vassar Drone Initiative, Vassar Transparency Coalition (VTC), Vassar Queer Health Initiative (VQHI), Young Democratic Socialists (YDS), Young Greens Rising, Hudson Valley Middle East Crisis Response (MECR))
  • Art as Resistance from the US to Palestine Series (Event canceled)
    10:00 PM to 2:00 AM - College Center Mug Part of the 'Art as Resistance from the US to Palestine' Series.
  • Diva Mug Night
    10:00 PM to 2:00 AM - College Center Mug Diva Mug Come dance the night away to the songs of Beyonce, Nicki, Rihanna, Taylor, and more.*Not Open to the Public
  • Other Tragic People Show
    9:00 PM to 11:00 PM - Blodgett Hall Aud-Nora Ann Wallace 73 Auditorium Watch your favorite comedians come together across org-divides for a night of tragic other peoples' stand-up performances!
  • Basketball (M) @ Union College
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Away Schenectady, NY
  • Judo
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Walker Field House MPR/Boxing Room
  • Modfest Performance: Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Kenyon Hall Frances Daly Fergusson Dance Theater Friday, 12 February7:00 pmModfest Performance: Vassar Repertory Dance TheatreThe program will feature selections from Sean Curran's Social Discourse to a score by Thom Yorke as well as new choreography by faculty members. Student choreography will also be included. For Modfest tickets please write to dancetix@vassar.edu; put Modfest in the subject line. For information please call the Dance Office at (845) 437-7470.Kenyon Hall, Frances Daly Fergusson Dance Theater
  • Basketball (W) @ Union College
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Away Schenectady, NY
  • American Stories Lecture
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Taylor Hall 203-Auditorium Exhibition Lecture & Reception for American Stories 1800-1950Anna O. Marley will present a lecture, “Exhibiting America: Art Institutions and National Identity 1805–1913,” for the opening celebration of the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center’s exhibition American Stories 1800-1950. Marley is the curator of historical American art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia. She is a scholar of American art and material culture from the colonial era to 1945 and holds a BA in art history from Vassar College, an MA in museum studies from the University of Southern California, and a PhD from the University of Delaware. At PAFA, she has curated many exhibitions. At 6:30 pm, a reception in the Art Center Atrium follows the lecture.
  • Lacrosse (M) Practice
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM - Walker Field House Bay 5
  • Dance Fitness w/Kieran
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Kenyon Hall 201-Dance Studio III
  • Lacrosse (M) Practice
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Walker Field House Bay 2
  • Lacrosse (M) Practice
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Walker Field House Bay 3
  • Lacrosse (M) Practice
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Walker Field House Bay 4

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