New Graduate Student Orientation
Welcome to Virginia Tech!
Fall 2021 Blacksburg Orientation for New Graduate Students
August 20, 2021, 9:00-10:30am via Zoom
The Dean for Graduate Education, Aimee Surpranant presented at orientation and a graduate student panel shared their experiences. Below is a link to the recorded orientation.
Fall 2021 Orientation Recording (Please note that the first 10-15 minutes were mistakingly not recorded.
Be Inspired. Be Informed. Be Engaged.
- Learn about expectations for graduate education at Virginia Tech
- Discover information resources that will keep you moving successfully through your program, start to finish
- Meet fellow graduate students
- Find out how to get involved in campus life
- Complete this New Student Scavenger Hunt to learn more about campus and the surrounding community and compete for one of 11 gift certificates to a local restaurant
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.