Mark your calendars:

November 1, 2017

The Experience Fair

Contact Jorge Piocuda for details.

November 1, 2017


Commonwealth Ballroom B, University Student Commons



Oftentimes, you may think that you can only go into the healthcare profession with a degree in biology; however, that’s certainly not the case. Come discover and learn about different career pathways from our panel of alums who were just like you, a biology major.

November 2, 2017

1-3 p.m.

South University, Richmond Campus

2151 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060


Registration required – 

Did you know there is a Physician Assistant program right here in Richmond? Attend this information session and campus tour to receive an overview of the profession of physician assistant, various career options, and South University’s admissions process and requirements. Space is limited to 30 students. Students can sign up to carpool within registration link.

November 2, 2017

Application Deadline for VCU Globe 

November 3, 2017


Student Commons

Forum Room

VCU Forensic Science Graduate Program Open House

RSVP required to

November 3, 2017
1-2:30 pm

Harris Hall South

Room 2014

Walk In Withdrawal Hours with Lyndsay.

November 3, 2017


Student Commons

Richmond Salons

Discover, Connect, Engage with the Wilder School

RSVP requested to 

Learn more here.

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 3, 2017


Harris Hall 2108

Exploring State Jobs in the Sciences

Email Jorge Piocuda for more information.  

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 to verify your registration date.

November 7, 2017

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Forum Room, University Student Commons


Are you interested in pursuing an education abroad? Wondering about opportunities that have a science or health focus? Concerned about how to finance education abroad or if it will delay graduation? Receive the answers to these questions and more at this workshop.

November 16, 2017

6-7 p.m.

Alumni Association Board Room, University Student Commons


Registration required –

Learn about the advantages and opportunities to obtaining a professional school education at a Caribbean institution. Hear from representatives from St.George’s University as well as from VCU alum and current medical students in U.S. residency programs. Dinner will be provided but space is limited.

November 16, 2017


Temple 3305

Independent Study & Internship (FRSC 492/3) Interest Meeting with Dr. Connon 

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 Science Ceremony will be in the afternoon of December 9 at 3pm in the Richmond Salons in the Student Commons on the Monroe Park Campus.  Details were communicated in mid October.  Tickets for graduating students will be distributed in the Main Office beginning in late November.  Contact for details.

December 11-16, 2017

Final Exams for the Fall semester

December 20, 2017


Final Grades due

December 21, 2017 - January 2, 2018

University Closed

Spring 2018 Semester

January 3, 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

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 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 24, 2018

Part-Time Job Fair

Contact Jorge Piocuda for more information.

January 26, 2018

Graduation Applications due through eServices

February 2018

Business Services Scholarship Deadline visit for details.

February 2018

College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS) Scholarship Deadline visit 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 21, 2018

Nonprofit & Social Sciences Career & Internship Fair

Contact Jorge Piocuda for more information.

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 for details.

March 4-11, 2018

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

March 21, 2018

Science & Health Career Fair

Contact Jorge Piocuda for more information.

April 1, 2018

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

Visit for details.

April 2, 2018


Registration begins for Fall 2018 semester visit to verify your registration date.

April 2, 2018

Just-in-Time Career Fair

Contact Jorge Piocuda for more information.

April 15, 2018

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) Scholarship Due

Visit 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 for details.

May 15, 2018


Final Grades due