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New Graduate Student Orientation

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Fall 2022 Blacksburg Orientation for New Graduate Students
Friday, August 19, 9am, Graduate Life Center (GLC) Auditorium
Breakfast Refreshments, 8:30am, GLC Multipurpose Room
Hear from Graduate School Dean, Dr. Aimee Surprenant,  learn about services and opportunities for graduate students, and get tips and advice from your peers during a graduate student panel.

You can also review our previous orientation slide show, 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.

Fall 2021 Orientation Recording (Please note that the first 10-15 minutes were mistakingly not recorded.


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