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  

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

Check out the helpful links below:

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:

The Graduate School Commencement Bulletin for Fall 2018, with the names of all doctoral and master's degree graduates, can be found on this webpage. The Bulletin is in pdf format, and can be read online, downloaded, and printed. 

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.

The Little Hokie Hangout Cooperative Play Group is accepting applications for Spring semester 2019. The program accepts children ages 2-5 and offers three child-care sessions each day. You can find the application form via this link.

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 latest social media posts.

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The latest information about U.S. immigration actions can be found by visiting the university's U.S. Immigration Actions webpage.