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Current Students

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.

You'll find information about the university's plans for fall 2020 here, the Graduate School guidelines for fall semester on this page, and information from Dean DePauw and graduate school leadership about the fall semester here.

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 

Diversity and inclusion

We believe in an inclusive, welcoming graduate community. Find out about our inclusion and diversity focused programs and events


This is where you will find services and applications, including the Canvas learning management system, parking, payroll, ticket sales, and other information.

Forms for Graduate Students

Find the forms you need for admission, enrollment, academic progress, and graduation

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.

Resources for Families

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

FAQs related to COVID-19

A link to the Graduate School's Frequently Asked Questions page associated with COVID-19 directives and changes

Zoom Graduate Exams

A link to a page full of tips to help faculty and students with preliminary and final exams conducted on Zoom. 

Graduate Expectations

What is expected of students, faculty, and staff to maintain a dynamic, productive, and inclusive academic environment.

Professional Development

The Graduate School, along with several partners, offers a range of classes, workshops, and events to help you prepare for a career in or outside of the academy.

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

Graduate Student Assembly

GSA, the governing body of graduate students, works to improve campus life, scholarly development, and graduate community.


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

Financial Resources

Employment opportunities, assistantships, scholarships, and other sources of financial assistance. 


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

Resources for Virtual Students

Resources for students who are enrolled in online degree programs and may not have access to a physical campus. 

Events Calendar

Find out about events for graduate students.