A 21st-Century Graduate Community

"The traditional curriculum must become more inclusive, adaptive and individualized, with emphasis on integrative thinking and experiential learning." Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw  

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

Student Organizations

Academic, professional, and social groups for graduate students

Parents and children at Little Hokies Hangout

Student Support

Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombudsperson, and other types of services and assistance

A view of Switzerland during a Global Perspectives Program visit

For International Students

Advising and visa assistance for students from outside the U.S.

Students at a concert on the Graduate Life Center lawn

The hub of graduate activity on campus, the Graduate Life Center, known as the GLC, provides spaces for meetings, classes, social gatherings, down time, and housing close to Downtown Blacksburg.

It's also home to the Graduate School's administrative offices. 


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