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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

On April 26, the Graduate School will transition its phone service to a new provider. The process will take about two hours (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) and during that time, we will not have phone service. If you need to reach someone, please use their email address or 

You may experience delays in service during the week or two following the installation of the new service. Please be patient. We will get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you!

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

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

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School of Public Information and Policy, SPIA, Virginia Tech National Capital Region, Alexandria, VA, graduate students, classroom, professor and students

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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. 

The Little Hokie™ Hangout is accepting applications for

summer 2024 and the fall 2024 semester

The Little Hokie™ Hangout early childhood education program is accepting applications for the summer sessions. a flexible, subsidized early education program primarily for Graduate Student families. This program is designed to meet families' specific needs for childcare and is open to Virginia Tech students and employees (faculty and staff pay an increased rate) with children ages 2-5.

Use this form to apply for a spot for the summer. Use this form to apply for a fall semester 2024 spot. Find out more about the Little Hokie™ Hangout here.

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