VCU’s Division of Student Affairs joins President Rao, Provost Hackett and the entire VCU community in extending our sincerest condolences to Cody Woodson’s family, friends and all who knew him, during this difficult time.
Cody Woodson, 20, a Computer Science major in the College of Engineering and student from Buckingham, Va., was shot and killed on Monday, April 5th. Starting on April 6, police will increase patrols for the next 30 days in Carver. VCU Police is assigning designated officers to Carver for high visibility and patrol operations seven nights a week.
In addition to these increased patrols, VCU’s year-round safety initiatives will remain available to all students including:
This is a time of great sorrow for the entire VCU community. As we grieve together, please know that VCU Counseling Services resources are available to students who need assistance in dealing with this tragic event. Call 804-828-6200 for counseling services. For those wishing to share their remembrances, the College of Engineering’s home page has been converted into a memorial for Cody, with a special page that is curating all social media tributes using the hashtag #VCURemembersCody.
Charles Klink, PhD
Senior Vice Provost for Student Affairs