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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.

Complete this New Student Scavenger Hunt to learn more about campus and the surrounding community and compete for one of 11 gift certificates to a local restaurant

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!
Blacksburg Boxing and Fitness
Blacksburg Transit
Chocolate Spike


In Balance Yoga

The Maroon Door
The Mythical Mouse Shop
        Grad Students get 20% off The Mythical Mouse         Shop with online code: VTGRAD