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New International Graduate Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to graduate school at Virginia Tech! You are joining the ranks of over 2000 international graduate students from nearly 100 countries who pursue graduate study at Virginia Tech. 

On July 1, 2020, Graduate Student Immigration Services became part of Cranwell International Center. All international student services, including immigration advising and services, for both undergraduate and graduate international students will be provided through the Center. 

Visit our online student guide to learn about all the details of getting started as a student, from getting your PID, registering for classes, dates and deadlines, housing in Blacksburg, and more.

Orientation programs are offered for all new students, both by academic departments and the Graduate School. 

The Graduate School offers welcome events and services to help new students get acquainted with studying in the U.S. and at Virginia Tech.  Learn more about orientation and welcome events here.  We hope that you will participate in many of these to get to know the university and the services and opportunities we offer. Welcome to Virginia Tech!