International Graduate Student Services
Application and Pre-Arrival Information
International students from all over the world choose graduate study at Virginia Tech. Tech offers a vibrant graduate community in which students and faculty from diverse backgrounds collaborate to advance research and scholarship. Tech welcomes international applicants and offers a range of services to support international students throughout their courses of study.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The REQUIRED immigration orientation for fall semester 2013 for all new and transfer international graduate students will be on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 10 am to noon in the Graduate Life Center. We will provide specifics when you check in with our office upon arrival in Blacksburg.
Application Information and Procedures
Learn about the application process for international and domestic students as well as testing requirements and deadlines.
Information about financial requirements for students seeking an F1 or J1 visa.
Mailing of Immigration Documents
Information about regular and expedited mailing of I-20 and DS-2019 forms.
Immigration requirements, travel tips, and helpful information for international graduate students accepted to Virginia Tech.
Immunization requirements from the Schiffert Health Center.
Health Insurance Requirements
Guidelines for purchasing health insurance that meets Virginia Tech's requirements.
Transferring to Virginia Tech
For students in F1 or J1 status transferring to Tech from another American institution.