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Graduate School Recruitment

Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage with the Graduate School Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion  to find out about best practices for the recruitment and retention of graduate students. 

We are happy to meet with you to help you expand your recruitment and retention efforts. Request a consultation at

Jigsaw Connect

The Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion has launched Jigsaw Connect, a new online series focused on recruitment and retention support for graduate programs across the campuses of Virginia Tech. 

Information Sessions for Prospective Students

The Office for Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion will hold two virtual information sessions in July for prospective students. The first focuses on the Graduate School and graduate education, and the second is aimed at international students. 

  • July 7: International students: Virginia Tech is the place to be! Scheduled for 9-10 a.m. EST. Register at this link.
  • July 13: Virginia Tech Graduate School Information Session. Scheduled for 2-3 p.m. EST. Register at this link

Learn more

For potential students and people interested in the Graduate School and the Graduate Life Center in Blacksburg, learn more about the Graduate  School, explore our virtual tours, and request a meeting with one of our staff members here.