Opportunities for Students

Study Abroad

Experiencing life in a different society is an excellent way to sharpen your sociological imagination and gain valuable experience.  Further your study of sociology by considering a semester studying abroad.  See the details at the VCU Global Education Office.


Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) is an international Sociology honor society which seeks to promote scholarship and fellowship among undergraduate and graduate sociology students.  Learn more here.

Undergraduate Research

There are several opportunities for undergraduates to participate in research.  See the VCU Office of Research for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).

Writing Center

Good communication through clear and effective writing is an essential skill.  You can get one-on-one advice and assistance with your writing at the VCU Writing Center.  Check it out!