Forensic Science

The Forensic Science Learning Community is for any student who has been accepted and enrolled in the BGSU Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science degree program. The community is designed to offer students a targeted support network to improve classroom learning and academic success, as well as provide unique opportunities beyond the classroom to investigate the ‘real world’ of forensic science.


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Community Highlights

  • Interact with faculty who share your passion for forensic science
  • Collaborate with peers and create lifelong friendships
  • Participate in unique activities and trips that only a forensic scientist can love
  • Connect with professionals and get a head start on career networking

Cool Experiences

  • Tour crime laboratories, court houses, medical examiner offices and other criminal justice facilities
  • Professional speakers from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies
  • Travel and participate in forensic science conferences
  • Witness forensic science testimony in active criminal trials

Forensic Science Residential Community home

Coming Fall 2018

Location | Offenhauer Towers
Fee | $300 + Residential Fees

All students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science degree program can join this community but starting in the fall of 2018, Forensic Science Learning Community will transition to a Residential Learning Community. The change offers BGSU forensic science undergraduate candidates not only the opportunity to learn and investigate forensic science together, but live the experience together too!

How to Apply

Each community has a set of residence hall rooms specifically designated for them. To sign up for one of these rooms, you must apply, and be accepted into the community, prior to April 25, 2018. To ensure your chance to live in the community, please complete the following steps:

Step 1
Complete your housing application
Step 2 Apply here and login with your BGSU username and password
Step 3 Click on Add a New Community Enrollment Request and choose your desired community and academic year/term


Join one of our Learning or Theme Communities and take advantage of unique opportunities designed to help you succeed in your personal, professional and academic lives. These communities are comprised of students who share a major or common interest. Find your fit today!