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New Graduate Student Orientation

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Spring 2024 Blacksburg Orientation for New Graduate Students
Friday, January 12, 2024
2:00pm, Graduate Life Center (GLC) Multipurpose Room
Special GLC Cafe after orientation, 3:30-5pm, GLC Lobby

Register here!

Orientation Agenda

Students will hear from Graduate School Dean, Dr. Aimee Surprenant, learn about services and opportunities for graduate students, and receive tips and advice from their peers during a graduate student panel.

Can't make it to orientation? Review the spring orientation powerpoint slides here.

You can also view the checklist for grad students, check out events and activities,  learn how to get started as a student, and view the pre-recorded orientation videos below.


Academic Progress

 Student Services

Title IX for Graduate Students

University Libraries

Graduate Honor System

Dean of Students

Recruitment, Diversity and Inclusion


Veteran Services

BOV Graduate Representative