With VT Engage support, Engagement Faculty Fellows will develop community learning courses, which incorporate service-oriented hands-on experiences and learning opportunities into the curriculum.
An annual tradition since 2008, Gobblerfest brings students together to explore common interests as they become more connected with the Virginia Tech and Blacksburg communities.
Three first-year cadets were selected for the honor of receiving flags from the football team based on their strong performance during New Cadet Week.
If you missed Virginia Tech President Timothy D. Sands presenting the 3rd annual Aims of Education address for the Residential College at West Ambler Johnston you can see a recording of the event held Sunday, August 24.
The Aims of Education tradition was borrowed from the University of Chicago, and represents a time for students to reflect on what it means to be educated, along with opportunities to unlock their potential during their Virginia Tech experience.
The Division of Student Affairs, Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, Student Success Center, and Undergraduate Academic Affairs invites all new students, current students, faculty and staff to the Fall 2014 Welcome Receptions. These receptions are designed to introduce our newest Hokies to current student leaders and University administrators and share an official Welcome to Virginia Tech. Representatives from departments across campus will also be on hand to share information about their services. We hope you will join us for fun, refreshments, and information. More information and RSVP.
Cranwell International Center has moved to a more central location in Harper Hall on West Campus Drive in an effort to better promote intercultural exchange and further enhance the experience of all university and community participants.
The move represents the first important step in the development of a vibrant international living and learning community. The Cranwell International Center and the planned Virginia Tech Global Village at Harper Hall will provide both international and domestic students an opportunity to experience a rich hands-on learning environment while deepening their international competency.
Cranwell International Center is committed to the university’s globalization initiative and serves as the primary support service for Virginia Tech’s international community. Read More.
New and returning students can jump start their career exploration, discover employment and job opportunities, or investigate graduate and professional school. Virginia Tech Career Services invites all students to the annual Tailgate Party August 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The party features games, prizes, and free pizza! It’s never too early to explore, get experience, and plan for the future. The event will be held at the Smith Career Center, located at the corner of Washington Street and West Campus Drive on the Virginia Tech campus.
For more information, contact: Bill Foy (540) 231-5258.
Schiffert Health Center is working closely with the local health department in following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding communicable diseases. Read more.
Fall Family Weekend
Plan now for an exciting weekend on the Virginia Tech campus! 2014 Fall Family Weekend is set for October 3-5. It’s a time when families from all over the Hokie Nation gather to celebrate the spirit of Virginia Tech. A full schedule of events will allow families to get a first-hand look at life as a Virginia Tech student. To help us plan please complete the free Fall Family Weekend registration.
Nominate inspirational students for Aspire! Award
Do you know a student who exemplifies curiosity, integrity and self-understanding, civility, courageous leadership, or the values of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)? Then nominate him or her for an Aspire! Award. Students will be honored in November, February, March, and April. See the award website for information on nomination deadlines.
To promote students learning, life skills, and personal growth through a strong focus on holistic student development and collaborative partnerships that deliver superior service to, and care for, students in the spirit of Ut Prosim.
To learn more about our Aspirations for Student Learning and Guiding Principles for Service, visit the About Student Affairs section.
Planning to live off campus next year?
Virginia Tech's "Moving Off Campus" video (17 min) provides an entertaining look at the rewards and challenges student renters face.
For more off-campus housing information visit the information desk located on the lower level in Squires Student Center
Aug. 29, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Career Services Tailgate Party and Open House
Smith Career Center
Aug. 29, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
West Eggleston Hall
Aug. 29, 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Division of Student Affairs Alumni Advisory Board
Sep. 2, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Welcome Back - Native American Students
Black Cultural Center, Squires
Sep. 3, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Welcome Receptions - Veteran Students
Black Cultural Center Squires