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Innovative, Transformative Graduate Education

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"Our primary objective is to help students thrive during their graduate education experience at Virginia Tech."

~ Dr.  Aimée Surprenant, Dean of the Graduate School

Explore our interactive data and reports pages and find out more about students, funding, programs, and more:

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Student Support

Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombuds, Health and Wellness, and other services

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Graduate Life Center

The GLC houses the Graduate School offices and provides housing and spaces for classes, meetings, and social gatherings. 

Interested in childcare at the Little Hokie Hangout for spring 2024 semester? Use this form to register. 

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Graduate School Office Hours

The Graduate School offices are open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on university business days. SHIP/Room 120 is open 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on university business days.