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As a current graduate student at Virginia Tech, you have lots of resources at your disposal. We’ve curated some of the most important items for you here.

We post new information and opportunities every week in the Graduate Life Center weekly announcements.

You can find Graduate School and Graduate Life Center activities and events on the community calendar.

Academic support services for students, from the Writing Center to time management counseling

The Graduate School Directory, which includes phone numbers and email addresses of Graduate School administrators, faculty, and staff in Blacksburg and at the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church.

On this webpage, you will find resources and information for greater Washington, D.C. area (Northern Virginia) students.

Expectations for students, faculty, and staff to maintain a productive, and inclusive academic environment.

Many graduate students have spouses, partners and/or children and the Graduate School recognizes that they need supports and services, and connections to others with families.

Employment opportunities, assistantships, scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance can be found on the Financial Resources page.

On this page you will find links to forms for Forms for admission, enrollment and registration, status changes and student records updates, tuition status requests, academic progress, and graduation.

The Senate, formerly the Graduate Student Assembly, is the governing body for graduate students.

Information about on-campus and off-campus housing resources. 

Use this link to schedule an appointment with someone in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Information about registering for classes, housing, and everything else you need to know to get started as a student.

Services and university applications/programs, including Canvas, parking, payroll, ticket sales, and more.

The Orientation and welcome evens page provides a wealth of information for new graduate students, including information sessions, information about research tools and tips, and other helpful information to make navigating the first year of graduate school.

Classes, workshops, and events to prepare for careers in or outside of the academy.

Information and resources on employment, childcare, and work-life grants.

Information specifically for students at the Roanoke campuses.

Resources specifically for students enrolled in online degree programs.

The home page of our Graduate Student Services, which provides links to a wide range of services and resources for students, including day care, health services, counseling, and more.

Tips to help faculty and students with preliminary and final exams conducted on Zoom. 

Contact Us


Pick up or drop off documents and other materials in person Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Room 120, Graduate Life Center (GLC)

Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown
155 Otey Street
Graduate School, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Graduate Life Center  Welcome Center Hours

7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. weekdays when school is in session