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.
Virtual Lunch with the Dean - September 7
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
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
GPSS Welcome Back BBQ* - August 15
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..