Graduate students in the National Capital Region attend class with peers via teleconferencing

Find academic and personal support, gain leadership experience, influence university policy, or just become an active member of your graduate student community. Search for organizations based around your academic discipline, professional organization, nationality, or interests.

Leadership Positions

These leadership positions are sponsored by the university and the Graduate School.

Graduate Student Assembly

The GSA represents graduate students’ concerns to the university administration and offers professional development, social activities, travel and research funding programs, and other services for graduate students. You can participate as an officer, a delegate, or a member.

Graduate Representative to the Board of Visitors

This representative works closely with the Graduate Student Assembly and the Graduate School administration to bring graduate students’ concerns to the governing body of Virginia Tech.

Graduate Honor System

This student-run organization upholds academic integrity and manages cases of suspected violations to the graduate honor code. You can participate as a panelist, an investigator, or as chief justice.

Graduate Ambassadors

Graduate ambassadors volunteer their time for things like assisting with Graduate School orientation, mentoring new graduate students in their department or college, and promoting the graduate student community.

Graduate students chat with Virginia Tech President Tim Sands during a welcome back event.