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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Student Academy of Forensic Science (SAFS)

Adviser: Catilin Porterfield

The Student Academy of Forensic Sciences (SAFS) at UCO is open to all students, faculty and staff interested in learning more about the field of forensics. The group meets at noon every other Wednesday in the Forensic Science Institute atrium.

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Officers

Tatiana Ulate, President

Lillian Baker, Vice President

Kendra Brogden, Secretary

Selina Baldwin, Public Relations Secretary

Erin Dowd, Treasurer

Victoria Pangle, Senator

Kelsie Soto, Historian

group photo of the 2017-18 FSI SAFS officers
group photo of FSI SAFS officers making funny poses

Delta Delta Epsilon

The Forensic Sciences Honor Society

Adviser: Brandt Cassidy

The mission of the Society is to function as an honor and professional society for students of the forensic sciences. The activities of the Society shall be designed to stimulate academic achievement, promote community understanding, and advance the fields of forensic science. Colleges and universities which grant baccalaureate or advanced degrees in one or more of the forensic sciences that support this mission may establish chapters or individual membership affiliations with the Society. Undergraduate and graduate students and professionals of sound scholarship and character who support this mission may be elected to membership.

Student Application

Membership Requirements

  1. Undergraduate students shall be enrolled at UCO, have declared a major in forensic science, have completed 60 semester hours or equivalent, 12 of said 60 semester hours being within the Forensic Science Institute, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and rank in the top 35% of their class. Transfer students shall have completed 60 semester hours or equivalent, 12 of said 60 semester hours being within the Forensic Science Institute;
  2. Graduate students shall be enrolled at UCO, have declared a major in forensic science, have completed 12 semester hours or equivalent within the Forensic Science Institute, have a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  3. Professional Members. Alumni of collegiate chapters shall be professional members. Others meeting the following criteria may be elected to professional membership: (a) earned one or more collegiate degrees in a forensic science with a 3.5 GPA as undergraduates or 3.5 grade point average as graduate students and not have been previously initiated into Delta Delta Epsilon, or (b) have earned one or more degrees qualifying them to work in forensic science with a 3.5 GPA as undergraduates or 3.5 GPA as graduate students and have made a distinctive contribution to the field of forensic science.

group photo of the FSI Delta Delta Epsilon