Mark your calendars:

May 22, 2017

Summer Classes begin

May 23, 2017

8:30am-4pm

VCU Career Services

Job Search Bootcamp Will cover creating a targeted search strategy, crafting effective resumes, CVs and cover letters, utilizing LinkedIn, and practice interviewing. Participants will have breakfast and lunch as well as access to our professional dress closet, "Suit Yourself" included with their $25 registration. Visit http://bit.do/MayBootcamp to register!

May 23-26, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) Meeting

May 29, 2017

University Closed

June 1, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Division of the International Association for Identification (CBD-IAI) Scholarship Application due

Visit https://www.theiai.org/foundations/funding.php for more information.

June 30, 2017

August Graduation Applications due through eServices

July 4, 2017

University Closed

July 17 - August 6, 2017

Lyndsay Out of Office If you have pressing academic advising questions during this time that cannot wait for my return on August 7, please contact Ms. Alaina Campbell, Director of Science Advising, at ahcampbell@vcu.edu.  If you need assistance finding a resource on campus, visit this guide for help.

All other emails will be returned in the order they were received beginning August 7.

August 1, 2017

American Academy of Forensic Sciences Abstracts Due for 2018 Meeting

August 11, 2017

12:30pm

Prospective Undergraduate Tour for details, visit go.vcu.edu/frsctour 

August 11, 2017

Summer Classes end

August 15, 2017

12:00 pm

Final Grades due

August 24, 2017

Fall 2017 classes begin

August 30, 2017 11:59pm

Add/Drop Ends.  Schedules must be finalized by this time.

Requests for override consideration for FRSC or FRSZ courses must be received by 3pm at go.vcu.edu/frscoverride.

August 30, 2017

Change of Major Deadline In order to submit a Change of Major request, visit this site.  If you want to change TO Forensic Science, please email frscadvising@vcu.edu to schedule an appointment.  If you want to change FROM Forensic Science, please submit your request using the link at this site and follow any instructions you receive; you are not required to meet with Lyndsay, but please let us know so you don’t end up with an Advising Hold!

September 4, 2017

University Closed

September 8, 2017

December Graduation Applications due through eServices

September 22, 2017

Incomplete Grade Conversion Spring and Summer grades of Incomplete will convert to FI unless a Change of Grade indicating otherwise is received before this deadline.

October 1, 2017

Applications for Student Membership to American Academy of Forensic Sciences due visit https://www.aafs.org/ for details.

October 7, 2017

7:30am - 2:30pm

Open House for Prospective Students visit http://www.ugrad.vcu.edu/openhouse/ for more information.

October 16, 2017

Group Advising Begins for Forensic Science majors.  Check your email for details about scheduling.

October 19-20, 2017

Reading Days, no day or evening classes held - Monroe Park Campus

October 28, 2017

7:30am - 2:30pm

Open House for Prospective Students visit http://www.ugrad.vcu.edu/openhouse/ for more information.

November 3, 2017

11:59pm on eServices

4:30pm in person at Student Services Center

Withdrawal Deadline Last day to withdraw with a grade of W.  Can do through eServices until 11:59pm.  If you have a hold on your account, you can withdraw in person at the Student Services Center on the first floor of Harris Hall before they close at 4:30pm.

November 2017

Registration open for Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting in February 2018

November 6, 2017

Registration begins for Spring 2018 semester visit go.vcu.edu/frscgroupadvising to verify your registration date.

November 22-26, 2017

Classes that meet 12pm or later do not meet Nov 22

University Closed

December 9, 2017

Last day of classes for the Fall semester

December 9, 2017

Commencement The Department of Forensic Ceremony will be in the afternoon of December 9 at a location on or near the Monroe Park Campus.  Details will be communicated in mid October.  Tickets for graduating students will be distributed in the Main Office beginning in late November.  Contact jsmurphy@vcu.edu for details.

December 11-16, 2017

Final Exams for the Fall semester

December 20, 2017

12:00pm

Final Grades due

December 21, 2017 - January 1, 2018

University Closed

January 2, 2018

University Reopens

January 15, 2018

University Closed

January 16, 2018

Spring classes begin

January 22, 2018 11:59pm

Add/Drop Ends.  Schedules must be finalized by this time.

Requests for override consideration for FRSC or FRSZ courses must be received by 3pm at go.vcu.edu/frscoverride.

January 22, 2018

Change of Major Deadline In order to submit a Change of Major request, visit this site.  If you want to change TO Forensic Science, please email frscadvising@vcu.edu to schedule an appointment.  If you want to change FROM Forensic Science, please submit your request using the link at this site and follow any instructions you receive; you are not required to meet with Lyndsay, but please let us know so you don’t end up with an Advising Hold!

January 26, 2018

Graduation Applications due through eServices

February 2018

Business Services Scholarship Deadline visit http://bsv.vcu.edu/scholarships/ for details.

February 2018

College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) Scholarship Deadline visit https://vcu.academicworks.com/ for details.

February 13, 2018

Summer Registration begins At this time, there are no plans to offer any FRSC or FRSZ courses.

February 14, 2018

Incomplete Grade Conversion Fall grades of Incomplete will convert to FI unless a Change of Grade indicating otherwise is received before this deadline.

February 19-24, 2018

Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting

March 1, 2018

Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) Scholarship Application due visit http://www.maafs.org/committees for details.

March 4-11, 2018

Spring Break for both campuses.  Advisors are here during this time.

April 1, 2018

Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners (AFTE) Scholarship Applications Due

Visit https://afte.org/resources/scholarship-program for details.

April 2, 2018

8am

Registration begins for Fall 2018 semester visit go.vcu.edu/frscgroupadvising to verify your registration date.

April 15, 2018

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) Scholarship Due

Visit http://www.ascld.org/nominations for details.

May 1, 2018

Last day of classes for the Spring semester

May 2, 2018

Reading Day, no classes held Advisors are here during this time.

May 3-12, 2018

Final Exams for the Spring semester

May 12, 2018

Commencement The Department of Forensic Ceremony will be in the afternoon of May 12 at a location on or near the Monroe Park Campus.  Details will be communicated in mid March.  Tickets for graduating students will be distributed in the Main Office beginning in late April.  Contact jsmurphy@vcu.edu for details.

May 15, 2018

12:00pm

Final Grades due



Previous Events

January 17, 2017

Spring Classes Begin

January 23, 2017 11:59pm*

Add/Drop Ends.  Schedules must be finalized by this time.

*Requests for override consideration for FRSC or FRSZ courses must be received by 3pm.

January 25, 2017

FRSC 492: Independent Study Proposals due by 5pm electronically to cmconnon@vcu.edu 

January 26, 2017

2-3pm

Harris Hall South, Room 2121

Welcome Transfers hosted by VCU Forensic Science Advising and VCU Career Services

RSVP not required, but requested to frscadvising@vcu.edu 

January 26, 2017

6p

Student Commons, Common Ground

Understanding your Mental Health The Activities Programming Board offers four different wellness sessions at Common Ground that will help participants achieve New Year resolutions. Each session will be 15 minutes long and will focus on one of the following: mind and body, values and goals, anxiety and boomerang stress. Throughout the evening, there will be giveaways such as a Fitbit with a law of attraction planner, a wellness TEAVANA kit and a Buddha Board, as well as dinner catered by California Pizza Kitchen. For more information, contact Activities Programming Board at apb@vcu.edu 

January 27, 2017

May Graduation Applications due through eServices

If you plan to participate in May Commencement but will complete coursework in Summer 2017, please contact frscadvising@vcu.edu to complete the Request to Walk application.

Tickets for graduating students will be distributed in April - contact jsmurphy@vcu.edu for details.

January 27, 2017

10:30-11am

Harris Hall South, Room 2019

Internship and Independent Study Interest Meeting with Dr. Connon.  Students interested in FRSC 492 and/or FRSC 493 should plan to attend.  More info at cmconnon@vcu.edu.

January 27, 2017

3:30-4:30p

Student Commons

Virginia Rooms C&D

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome Have you ever felt like an imposter? Like someone is going to find out you really don’t belong in science?  You are not alone.  Dr. Michael Southam-Gerow, VCU Psychology professor, is an expert on imposter syndrome.  This is a well researched phenomenon where high-achieving individuals (like you!) suffer from an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent fear of being exposed as “fraud”.  Dr. Southam-Gerow is highly entertaining and will give you all some great tips on how to internalize how awesome you are!

January 27, 2017

5p-8p

Student Commons, Alumni Board Room

NAACP at VCU presents "Unapologetically Black" This is the final part of the series presented by Zoe Spencer, Ph.D., from Virginia State University. For details, email naacpvcu@gmail.com  For more information, contact Keiona Moore at Moorekf@mymail.vcu.edu.

January 30, 2017

12-12:45p

The Wellness Resource Center

Recovery Meditation Group. The purpose of this group is to enhance recovery from substance use, eating disorders, trauma and mental health challenges through meditation and support. All are welcome regardless of previous meditation experience or path to recovery. For more information, contact Thomas Bannard at recovery@vcu.edu or (804) 366-8027 or visit http://www.thewell.vcu.edu/recovery-support/.

January 30, 2017

4-5:30pm

VCU Globe, 912 W Grace St. Room 1030 J

Gaining Research Experience Want to gain hands-on experience in research, but are not entirely sure on how to go about getting involved?  Come hear Herb Hill, Director of the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and Dr. Sarah Golding, Director of Undergraduate Research for Biology on best practices on gaining research experience here at VCU and beyond.  All majors and all students are welcomed!

More info at careers@vcu.edu 

January 30, 2017

8p

West Grace Street Housing - North Room 1030 J

Global Medical Training The winter break trip to Nicaragua will be discussed and a tripper panel will be featured to answer any questions members and future-trippers may have regarding abroad trips. Attendees will learn more about trips, fundraising and volunteer opportunities for the coming semester.

For more information, contact Sogand Karimian at karimians@vcu.edu.

January 31, 2017

3-4p

Student Commons, Shockoe Room

Women of Color Discussion Group presented by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

January 31, 2017

7:30pm

Temple 3305

Forensics Uncut @ VCU General Body Meeting

Email Imani Powell powellic@vcu.edu for more information.

February 1, 2017

Summer Academic Enrichment Program Application Deadline The Division for Health Sciences Diversity invites all eligible applicants interested in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy or physical therapy to apply. This program simulates the first year of a professional school to prepare students for their first year and for the application process.

To apply, visit http://www.dhsd.vcu.edu. For more information, contact Taryn Hayes at hayesta5@vcu.edu.

February 2, 2017

2:30-3:30p

Student Commons, Forum Room

Study Abroad Funding Tips & Tricks Workshop VCU Education Abroad Office will discuss funding options for study abroad, how to strategize applying for multiple scholarships, and tips for creating competitive applications. This is great for students who are thinking about or planning for to study abroad at some point in their academic career at VCU. The VCU Financial Aid office will be presenting as well and can offer answers to students' questions about how aid is applied.

February 3, 2017

12:30-2pm

Harris Hall South, Room 2121

Engaging Professionally hosted by VCU Forensic Science Advising, Forensics Uncut @ VCU, and VCU Career Services. The purpose of this event is to provide an opportunity for students to practice engaging in professional conversation, ask questions about networking, and get tips & tricks from our Faculty ahead of the AAFS Meeting (or wherever you’re headed!)

RSVP not required, but requested to frscadvising@vcu.edu 

February 7, 2017

10a-2:30p

Rodney’s

First Floor Shafer Court Dining Center

VCU Study Abroad Spring Fair Students visiting the spring fair will have the opportunity to learn about faculty-led summer programs and semester study abroad opportunities. Students will also have the chance to meet other students who have studied abroad, the Education Abroad staff and VCU departmental resources that assist with the study abroad process.

More information at http://global.vcu.edu/abroad/students/fair/.

February 8, 2017

7-8p

Harris Hall South, Room 2019

Forensic Science Student Club Meeting Email wimberlyki@vcu.edu for more information.

*same information presented at both meetings

February 9, 2017

7-8p

Temple, Room 3305

Forensic Science Student Club Meeting Email wimberlyki@vcu.edu for more information.

*same information presented at both meetings

February 9, 2017

7-9p

Cabell Library

15th Annual Black History Month Lecture: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Acclaimed multi-genre fiction writer Colson Whitehead presents his latest book, the National Book Award–winning novel The Underground Railroad. It is a haunting fusion of historical fiction and magical realism that tells the story of a pair of slaves who attempt to escape the South using an actual secret network of tunnels and tracks beneath the earth.

Visit the Event Site for more information.

This event has reached capacity, but a waitlist is available at the link above.

February 10, 2017

11am

Student Commons, Richmond Salons

18th Annual Darwin Day The Graduate Organization of Biology Students, the Department of Biology and the Graduate Student Association present the 18th annual Darwin Day featuring Dan Graur speaking on "The Imperfection of Evolution and the Evolution of Imperfection". Attendees can come early for refreshments.

For more information, contact Enjolie Levengood at levengood@vcu.edu.

February 13-18, 2017

69th Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting

Online program available here.

February 14, 2017

Summer Registration begins At this time, there are no plans to offer any FRSC or FRSZ courses.

February 15, 2017

12p-3p

Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom & Richmond Salons

Nonprofit & Social Services Career & Internship Fair Representatives from more than 70 nonprofit and social service organizations will fill the Commonwealth Ballroom for three hours of education and networking. Organizations attending this fair are actively seeking students and alumni to fill roles in diverse job functions including, fundraising, community organization, marketing and operations. Many of the organizations are offering internships as well as full- and part-time jobs.

No pre-registration is required. All students and alumni may attend. We strongly encourage you to dress professionally and bring several copies of your resume. For more information, contact us at careers@vcu.edu or at 804-828-1645.

Presented by VCU Career Services and ConnectVA

February 15, 2017

Incomplete conversion deadline

February 16, 2017 4:30pm

Business Services Scholarship Deadline visit http://bsv.vcu.edu/scholarships/ for details.

February 22, 2017

4-5:30pm

VCU Globe, 912 W Grace St. Room 1030 J

Federal Resume Writing Workshop Have you ever applied for a job with the Federal Government with your college resume?  Chances are, your application was booted out of the system and rejected before it reached the desk of a hiring manager.  Come hear from a spokesperson from the Office of Personnel Management, an agency of the US Government that manages the civil service of the government (that’s where you are applying!) about how a Federal Resume is different than your typical college resume and leave with resources and the knowledge about how to market yourself to be the best candidate for a federal job.

More info at careers@vcu.edu 

February 28, 2017

College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) Scholarship Deadline visit https://vcu.academicworks.com/ for details.

February 28, 2017

7-9pm

Commons Forum Room

Forensics Uncut @VCU Diary of a Colorful Scientist

See flyer for details.

March 1, 2017

12-1pm

McGlothlin Medical Education Center 8-101

Preparing for the Job Market Your resume/CV and cover letter are the keys to landing an interview, but it’s the interview that has the power to land you that job.  Learn tips for making your resume and cover letter stand out, and practice key interview questions so you are prepared when the decision is on the line!

March 1, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) Scholarship Application due visit http://www.maafs.org/committees for details.

March 5-12, 2017

Spring Break - No classes will be held

March 14, 2017

2-3pm

Harris Hall South, Room 2121

Withdrawal Concerns, Career Planning, mid-semester check hosted by VCU Forensic Science Advising and VCU Career Services

RSVP not required, but requested to frscadvising@vcu.edu 

March 15, 2017

Application Deadline for: The VCU Initiative to Maximize Student Development (IMSD) research training program. We are looking to recruit eager young biomedical researchers from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences who are excited to engage in a research intensive curriculum and a long term biomedical research experience. Visit http://www.healthdisparities.vcu.edu/Research--Training/Apply-Now/ for more information.

March 15, 2017

4-5:30pm

VCU Globe, 912 W Grace St. Room 1030 J

Nailing the Technical Interview With the technology boom in recent years, the Technical Interview is starting to become the norm in certain fields.  Learn what a technical interview is, how it differs from a traditional interview, learn best practices on how to succeed and nail the interview, and network with a recent alum from VCU as they share their experiences with technical interviews and lead an interactive workshop.

More info at careers@vcu.edu 

March 20, 2017

Academic Advising begins in Forensic Science.  Check your email for details in early March.

Forensic Science majors with 24+ credits receive an advising hold preventing their registration effective March 25.  The hold is removed after you meet with Lyndsay for academic advising.

Appointments are available based on your earned credit hours to ensure your meeting is prior to your eligible registration date.

Visit bitly.com/frscadvising for the schedule of appointments and use the Advising Appointments link on your myVCU page to schedule.

March 20-24, 2017

Group Advising Sessions Continue

Request yours at go.vcu.edu/frscgroupadvising

March 24, 2017

Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of W, if you remain in courses after this date you will receive a letter grade.

Walk In Withdrawal questions 8am-3pm, Harris Hall South, Room 2014

If you have a hold on your account, you can withdraw in person at the Student Services Center on the first floor of Harris Hall.  Their hours are 8am-5pm M-F, but please be sure to leave enough time.

March 28, 2017

7:30pm

Temple 3305

Forensics Uncut @ VCU General Body Meeting

April 1, 2017

Molecular Lab Skills Bootcamp Applications Due Visit this post on the Advising Website for details.

April 1, 2017

AFTE Scholarship Applications Due

Visit https://afte.org/resources/scholarship-program for details.

April 1, 2017

Abstracts due for Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) Meeting

April 1, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Division - International Association for Identification Conference Registration Deadline visit http://cbdiai.org/conferences for details.

April 3, 2017

Advance Registration begins for Fall 2017

To find your registration date, visit bitly.com/frscadvising

April 5, 2017

6-7 pm

Student Commons Virginia Room A

Navigating the application process for Medical school This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 6, 2017

1pm

Bell Tower at Capitol Square Park

Environment Virginia (EVA) and Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) Clean Air Policy Event

For more information, email Sara Yaseen yaseensa@vcu.edu 

April 6, 2017

3:30-4:30 pm

Student Commons Forum Room

Navigating the application process for Dental school This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 6, 2017

6-9pm

Student Commons, Suite 215

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs opens its office as an alternative study space for students on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-9 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Suite 215. Attendees can get comfortable and productive in OMSA's bean-bag chairs. Snacks will be provided. No R.S.V.P. needed. For more information, contact Vanessa Bigdeli at omsa@vcu.edu 

April 7, 2017

10-10:30 am

Harris Hall South, Room 2019

Internship and Independent Study Interest Meeting with Dr. Connon.  Students interested in FRSC 492 and/or FRSC 493 should plan to attend.  More info at cmconnon@vcu.edu.

April 7, 2017

10am-2pm

Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballroom

World Health Day The Health Science Club hosts an event featuring guest speakers, food and education in recognition of the 2017 World Health Organization's "World Health Day" campaign, "Depression: Let's Talk." The event will help spread awareness and support for those who live with depression. For more information, contact Ashley Bullock at bullocka@vcu.edu or (540) 735-6521.

April 7, 2017

1-2:30 pm

Harris Hall South, Room 3001

Welcome Majors Advising Transition Open House

UAA Advisors will introduce First Year Forensic Science Majors to  the Department. Email frscadvising@vcu.edu for more info.

April 11, 2017

6-7pm

Academic Learning Commons, Room 1107

Tuition Information Session will provide attendees with an overview of VCU's proposed 2017-18 budget and the process for determining tuition for the upcoming academic year. The session will also be available via live stream at http://mssvideo.vcu.edu/alc1107_kaltura. Use #VCUBudget to send questions via Twitter. For more information, contact Jennifer Carmean at jcarmean@vcu.edu or (804) 828-4645.

April 11, 2017

6-9pm

Student Commons, Suite 215

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs opens its office as an alternative study space for students on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-9 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Suite 215. Attendees can get comfortable and productive in OMSA's bean-bag chairs. Snacks will be provided. No R.S.V.P. needed. For more information, contact Vanessa Bigdeli at omsa@vcu.edu 

April 12, 2017

9-11am

Cabell Library, Room 427

Demystifying Degree Works

Come by Room 427 in Cabell Library for an informal tutorial about registering for classes using eServices and Schedule Planner, a Q&A about reading Degree Works, and more.

Bring your questions, bring your computer - no appointment required.

April 13, 2017

6-9pm

Student Commons, Suite 215

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs opens its office as an alternative study space for students on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-9 p.m. in the University Student Commons, Suite 215. Attendees can get comfortable and productive in OMSA's bean-bag chairs. Snacks will be provided. No R.S.V.P. needed. For more information, contact Vanessa Bigdeli at omsa@vcu.edu 

April 13, 2017

7pm

Harris Hall South, Room 2121

Forensic Science Student Club (FSSC) General Body Meeting to discuss election process for 2017-18 officers

Email wimberlyka@vcu.edu for more information.

April 14, 2017

1pm

Hibbs Hall, Room 403

Guest Speaker Ken Williams: Unveiling the Secret to Success

Visit this site for details. Questions? forensicsuncut.vcu@gmail.com 

April 14, 2017

4-5:30pm

VCU Globe, 912 W Grace St. Room 1030 J

Should I go to Graduate School in the Sciences Interested in graduate school, but don’t know what it is really like?  Has your career path changed and you are now considering continuing your education?  Come hear from current VCU graduate students on tips and advice about how to prepare, what to expect, and how to excel and succeed in graduate school in the sciences.

More info at careers@vcu.edu 

April 18, 2017

5-6 pm

Student Commons Forum Room

Navigating the application process for Medical school This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

ONGOING

March 25, 2017

Registration Holds will be applied to student accounts that prevent registration for classes until Advising Requirement is met

April 19, 2017

3-4 pm

Student Commons Alumni Board Room

Pre Health Advisory Committee Interview Prep

Planning on going through the Pre-Health Advisory Committee process?  Attend this workshop to learn how to be successful.

April 19, 2017

5-6 pm

Student Commons, Forum Room

Navigating the application process for Dental school This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 20, 2017

6-7 pm

Student Commons Virginia Room A

Navigating the application process for Pharmacy school This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 21, 2017

12:30-2pm

Harris Hall South, Room 3001

Applying to the VCU Forensic Science Graduate Program Dr. Tal Simmons, Department Chair and Graduate Director will review admissions criteria and share tips for submitting a strong application.  While the focus is primarily VCU’s Forensic Science Graduate Program, insight would be beneficial for anyone considering continuing their education. For more info, email frscadvising@vcu.edu.

April 21-22, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Division - International Association for Identification Conference visit http://cbdiai.org/ for details.

April 25, 2017

6-7 pm

MCALC Academic Learning Commons Room 1102

Is MD/PhD Right for me? Michael Donnenberg, M.D. is the Senior Associate Dean for Research and Research Training at the VCU School of Medicine and director of the VCU MD-PhD program. He is a physician, scientist, educator and administrator. Prior to coming to VCU he directed the MD-PhD program at the University of Maryland. His talk will focus on the physician scientist career path, describing what physician scientists do, how they train for their careers, and what undergraduates should do to decide whether to pursue this path and how to prepare to apply for MD-PhD programs.

April 25, 2017

7:30pm

Temple 3305

Forensics Uncut @ VCU General Body Meeting

April 26, 2017

3-5 pm

Student Commons Plaza

Visit the Lab Clinical Laboratory Sciences Class of 2018 presents “Visit the Lab” on the Commons Plaza.  Participants will learn more about hands-on techniques that lab scientists conduct.  For more information, contact Nigel Berru at berrun@vcu.edu 

April 26, 2017

4-5pm

Student Commons Forum Room

Navigating the application process for Occupational Therapy programs This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 26, 2017

5-6 pm

Student Commons Forum Room

Navigating the application process for Physical Therapy programs This workshop will focus on the application process, admission requirements, preparing for standardized tests, utilizing the centralized application services, and financial aid

April 27, 2017

1-3pm

Compass (between the Library, Shafer, and Hibbs)

King of Pops & VCU Summer Studies VCU Summer Studies invites students to take a study break with King of Pops on the Compass to learn about the summer courses offered at VCU and get a free King of Pops popsicle.

April 29, 2017

10am-2pm

Larrick Court End Ballroom

Forensics Uncut @ VCU A Day in the Life of Forensic Science

May 1, 2017

RSVP for VCU Commencement Students who plan to participate in VCU’s universitywide Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Coliseum (601 E. Leigh St.) must RSVP to confirm their participation and reserve their seat. Please remember, your guests will not need tickets to the universitywide ceremony at the Richmond Coliseum. To RSVP, visit this website: https://vcucommay2017.eventbrite.com/ 

May 2, 2017

Last day of classes for Spring semester - evening classes continue through May 6

May 3, 2017

Reading Day - no classes held

May 4, 2017

5pm

FRSC 492: Independent Study Final Reports due to cmconnon@vcu.edu 

May 4-13, 2017

Final Exams

May 13, 2017

Commencement

The Department of Forensic Ceremony will be at 4:30pm in the Commons Ballroom on the Monroe Park Campus.

Tickets for graduating students are available for pickup - contact jsmurphy@vcu.edu for details.

May 19, 2017

8am-4pm

MCV Hunton Student Center

Bench and Beyond is a one-day career symposium for graduate and postdoctoral scientists and researchers to explore career paths in industry, government, nonprofit and education. Through three ​breakout ​sessions, networking opportunities, and skill blitzes, ​trainees will learn about the diverse ways ​to​ apply ​their scientific talents. We’re​ ​bringing experts from numerous disciplines together to provide their insight on how to enter and excel in their profession. Breakfast and lunch will be provided and an optional networking happy hour will follow the symposium. Visit http://careers.vcu.edu/benchbeyond/ to register.