from the Lifetime movie web page:
Nicole Johnson (Natasha Henstridge) is a well-respected criminology professor.
When one of her students (Brea Grant) is accused of the brutal slaying of her roommate, Nicole is the only person who believes she is innocent and begins to investigate the murder.
A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
also starring Josie Davis