Innovative, inclusive, individualized Graduate Education

"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  

Congratulations 2018 Graduates!

Interested in Virginia Tech's graduate degrees and certificate programs? 

Check out the helpful links below:

Want to know what's going on? Visit our Events calendar and read our  Weekly announcements blog 

We offer a range of programs to help students thrive during their graduate education experience, including:

June 12-14, the Graduate School will hold "Creating a Place and a Space for Graduate Education: Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities," a conference focused on the places, spaces, services, and collaborations it takes to support graduate students. 

For information, visit the conference website.

Bring Your Kids to School Day at the Graduate School with families and children, dean Karen DePauw and President Sands and Laura Sands.

A father giving his toddler daughter a red balloon. The little girl is holding the strings of other balloons, and there are other children and their parents in the background

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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. 

 

Learn about how Graduate Students tackle complex challenges and connect their research to their communities.  Visit our Graduate Students in the News page, where you also will find our social media posts.

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Summer office hours for the Graduate School: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.