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Orientation and Welcome Events

Welcome to Virginia Tech Graduate School! We know that starting graduate school can be a challenge, so we offer a variety of events and activities to help new students connect with fellow students, faculty, staff, and local resources. Click on each event to find out more details. Events with an ** require registration.  

Events and sessions will be added when plans are confirmed.

The following workshops are sponsored by University Libraries. Registration is required for all of the sessions and will be held via Zoom.  More information and recordings of sessions can be found here.

Introduction to the University Libraries - August 24

Introduction to Research Data Management - August 29

Literature Reviews and Database Searching for Social and Behavioral Sciences - August 31

Getting Started with Zotero - September 7

Getting Started with Mendeley - September 12

Introduction to LaTex with Overleaf - September 20

Getting Started with EndNote - September 21

Getting the Most Out of Your Citation Manager - September 26

Literature Reviews and Database Searching for Engineers - September 28

Advanced LaTex for ETDs and More - October 4

Introduction to Scholarly Publishing - October 6

Introduction to Online Scholarly Presence  - October 12

Literature Reviews and Database Searching for Animal and Life Sciences - October 26




Many thanks to the following businesses who have donated food, water, prizes, and gift cards for our various events. We appreciate you welcoming graduate students to the NRV!
Business list coming soon..