L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs


Continuing Students

For academic advising

  • Schedule a 30-minute or 60-minute appointment (in-person or phone)
    Click here to schedule an appointment or call 804-828-6837
  • Call (allow 48 hours for replies if you leave a message)
    GSSA 804-828-6837

Helpful resources

To request an override

To complete an internship

2022-2023 GSSA Policies and Procedures

For assistance accessing information in the policies and procedures guide, please contact the Wilder School at wilderschool@vcu.edu

Thesis guidelines

Criminal Justice Thesis

Urban and Regional Planning Thesis

Request for Approval of Thesis Committee

Criminal Justice Proposed Thesis Form

Urban and Regional Planning Proposed Thesis Form

Are you ready to graduate?

  1. Schedule an advising appointment
  2. Submit your graduation application via eServices
  3. RSVP to the Wilder School Diploma ceremony 
  4. RSVP to the VCU Commencement Ceremony
  5. Complete the VCU Wilder School Exit Survey
  6. Stay in touch!

Graduate advising