New Student Guide and Orientation Programs

Orientation Programs:
New graduate student orientation hosted by the Graduate School will be in the auditorium in the Graduate Life Center (GLC) on Friday, August 22, 9:00-11:00. Morning refreshments will be served 8:30-9:00 in the lobby.

We also provide a variety of information sessions and activities to help new students get started in their graduate career, including an information fair in the GLC between August 18-22. The fair features more than 50 campus and community organizations and services. 

Detailed information about the orientation and Welcome Week activities>>

Getting Started as a Student:
An online guide is also available for new students to help them get started. The guide includes information and links to a variety of campus services, including student ID cards, class schedule and registration, tuition payment, policies, health history and immunization requirements, financial resources, campus life and more. Visit the online guide>> .

If you have any questions or concerns about getting started at Virginia Tech, please contact us by phone at 540.231.9561 or by email.