Health and Safety

VMI has a fully trained and certified Police Department which provides for the safety and security of the Institute 24-hours a day.

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The Center for Cadet Counseling offers free, confidential, individual counseling to help cadets address personal and interpersonal concerns or stressors.

The Infirmary offers all the services usually found at a private doctor's office in addition to needs specific to VMI.  The Infirmary is open and staffed by a nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the regular academic year. 

VMI is committed to informing the community of an emergency, disaster or potential disaster immediately upon determining the nature of the emergency. 

The Inspector General's office receives reports of alleged violations of Title IX, Title VI, and Title VII Acts.  The reports are resolved or investigated, with the office recommending corrective actions to the appropriate authorities.

Threat Assessment is a committee comprised of legal, medical, mental health, law enforcement, student affairs, and human resources professionals charged with assessing and managing threats of violence.


Our Committment

The Virginia Military Institute is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community and that is free from harassment and discrimination based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities, or based on any other status protected by law. In pursuit of this goal, any question of impermissible discrimination on these bases will be addressed with efficiency and energy and in accordance with VMI General Order 16General Order 90 addresses complaints or reports of retaliation against those who have opposed prohibited practices, those who have filed complaints or reports of prohibited practices, and those who have testified or otherwise participated in the enforcement of General Order 16.

If you are a victim of any kind of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct, there are many ways to find help, both in person and anonymously.