Graduate Preview Weekend
This program is discontinued until further notice.
The Graduate School Open House program welcomes prospective graduate students to our beautiful campus. Departments are encouraged to invite candidates to attend the programs that are offered on several dates throughout the summer and the academic year. Each Open House will begin at 2 pm. The topics covered will include an overview of graduate education at Virginia Tech, funding graduate education, on and off-campus housing options and meal plans. We also advise prospective students on how to contact their prospective departments in order to schedule a meeting with a faculty or staff member. Prospective students are also given a walking or driving tour of campus. Please direct students to the registration form to select a date to attend our Open House. we require that individuals sign up at least one week prior to the date they'd like to attend. They will be sent a confirmation e-mail once we have received their registrations. For more information on our Open House programs, please call Dannette Gomez Beane at 540/231-6529.
The Graduate School invites prospective graduate students to tour our campus. We are happy to give a walking or driving tour to individuals and groups. Tours are offered during regular business hours, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Special arrangements can be made for tours after 5 pm and weekends. To schedule a campus tour, please call 540/231-6529 or e-mail us at
Everything You Wanted to Know About Graduate School
This program is co-sponsored by the Graduate School, Career Services, and Kaplan Test Center. It helps students learn how to identify potential graduate schools, to find financial support, to better understand the application process, and it provides information about graduate admissions tests. No registration is required. For more information on this program contact Dannette Gomez Beane at 540/231-6529 or e-mail