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New Graduate Student Orientation

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Fall 2023 Blacksburg Orientation for New Graduate Students
Friday, August 18, 2023
9:00am, Graduate Life Center (GLC) Auditorium
Breakfast refreshments at 8:30am, GLC Multipurpose Room

Register here!

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