Forensic Living-Learning Community
WVU’s Living-Learning Communities (LLC) are on-campus student communities formed around a theme or specific field of study. They provide a supportive environment where you can live with others who share your academic and/or social interests and allow you to connect with faculty, staff and professionals in areas aligned with the LLC's emphasis.
Your college experience is about nonstop learning and preparing you for a great future. Being part of a Living-Learning Community will:
- make it easier to adjust to college
- help you meet people who share your interests
- provide a support network of friends
- encourage you to study with your neighbors
- provide the connection to work with faculty mentors
- keep you on track to earn your degree on time
- connect you with internships and future career opportunities
What Will You Experience?
A sense of community through programs, conversations and faculty interaction centered on the member’s interest. Since all the members share interest in their community’s theme, members can expect to build genuine relationships and lifelong friends.
What Else Do You Need To Know?
- There is no extra fee
- You can join a Living-Learning Community during the online room selection process by selecting the hall and/or floor associated with the Living-Learning Community.Admittance is first-come, first-served, and space is limited.
The Forensic Science LLC
The Forensic and Investigative Science LLC is for students who are interested in living with others who share a passion for a field of study where scientific knowledge and the search for justice meet. This community is open to first-year, direct-admitted students majoring in Forensic and Investigative Science. Located in Summit Hall, on WVU’s downtown campus, the Forensic LLC usually has 50+ beds available per academic year.As a member of this LLC, you will:
- Surround yourself with fellow forensics students, which can help you form study groups and find tutoring help.
- Participate in exclusive Forensic and Investigative Science LLC events.
- Engage with faculty and staff in the Forensic and Investigative Science department
Past events have included welcoming bags, a welcome mock tail party at the FIS Crime Scene Complex (CSC), Fright Farm trip, de-stress finals yoga, lab coat tie-dye party and finals carepacks.
Sample of activities for fall 2019:
- Mock tails party at the CSC
- Cold cases and Chipotle event with guest speaker Ms. Kelly Ayers, an International Association for Identification (IAI) Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst
- Haunted Hills trip
- FIS Jeopardy study aid session
- Pumpkin carving at the CSC
The Forensic and Investigative Science LLC is for students who are interested in living with others who share a passion for a field of study where scientific knowledge and the search for justice meet. This community is open to first-year, direct-admitted students majoring in Forensic and Investigative Science.