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Announcement

Appointments with the Transfer Center will continue to be hosted virtually. Please contact us to request transfer advising or connect with a staff member. See our COVID-19 transfer FAQ page for information about course transfers, including courses taken for Pass/Fail.

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COVID-19 and suspended on-campus visits

On-campus visits to John Tyler and Reynolds community colleges are suspended until further notice. Please email Elizabeth Heck, VCU STEM transfer coordinator, at ebheck@vcu.edu or make an appointment to meet virtually.

STEM Transitions

As part of the VCU Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence Award and in partnership with the VCU Transfer Center, STEM Transitions is a new program that offers resources and support for students at John Tyler Community College and Reynolds Reynolds Community College who plan to transfer to VCU to complete their bachelor’s degree in a math or science discipline.

If you are interested in being part of our STEM Transitions program, please fill out our online interest form.

Transfer maps

Explore our transfer maps to make sure you select appropriate courses based on the major you plan to declare at VCU:

STEM Transitions Peer Mentor Program

The STEM Transitions Peer Mentor Program is designed for transfer students majoring in a math or science discipline to assist them with the transition to VCU.

Our mentors are students majoring in math and science disciplines who previously transferred to VCU and have successfully navigated the transition.

If you are a current VCU student majoring in a math or science discipline who previously transferred and you feel you could benefit by being paired with a peer mentor, please complete our online mentee interest form.

2020-2021 STEM Transitions peer mentors

  • Emma Ager
  • Vanessa Atra
  • Lilly Balderson
  • Francess Kargbo
  • Sasan Mokhtari
  • Laura Moores
  • Behroz Taib
  • Elena Zweerink

Science Hub

Created through funding from the HHMI Inclusive Excellence Grant, the Science Hub at the Campus Learning Center offers programming geared toward student success in STEM, both for VCU students and students interested in transferring to VCU from our community college partners.

Learn more about the Science Hub

Contact us

Have questions about the STEM Transitions program?

Make an appointment

To facilitate partnerships with John Tyler Community College and Reynolds Community College, we meet with students and faculty to implement transition programming and advising services. 

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