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. Additionally, we post new information and opportunities every week in the Graduate Life Center weekly announcements and you can find Graduate School and Graduate Life Center activities and events on the community calendar.

Academic Calendar

Dates for class sessions, university breaks, course request and registration, exams, and more

Academic Support

There are many academic support services provided to students, from the Writing Center to time management counseling

Graduate School contacts

A handy guide for who to contact for information and assistance 

Forms for Graduate Students

Graduate Catalog

Information on the academic programs and policies of the Graduate School at Virginia Tech

Honor System and Policies

Learn what is expected of you as a student, along with what to do if you encounter someone not practicing our policies

Graduate Expectations

We share what we expect graduate students, faculty, and staff to do to maintain a dynamic, productive, and inclusive academic environment.

Resources for Families

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

Professional Development

The Graduate School and Graduate Life center, along with several partners, offer a range of classes, workshops, events, and supports to you prepare for your career in the academy or outside of it.

New Student Guide

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

Student Services

Learn about services such as day care, health services, and immigration advising


The ombudsperson provides a safe, neutral, and confidential place to discuss concerns

Financial Resources

Learn about employment opportunities, assistantships, scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance. 


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

Events Calendar

Find out about events for graduate students.

Contact Us


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

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