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Student Services

Career and Professional Development

The Graduate School as well as other units on campus provide all kinds of professional development opportunities and workshops, including tools and advice for conducting a job search, interviewing, preparing for future careers, supported by your comprehensive fees

Counseling

Individual, group, and couples counseling services for enrolled students, supported by your comprehensive fees

Events 

A variety of social events are offered for graduate students year-round, including the weekly GLC cafe; review the GLC Weekly for updates or the Graduate School Calendar 

Graduate Life Center (GLC)

The GLC offers reservable spaces and other amenities for all graduate students. The GLC Weekly listserv posting provides a curated list of events, administrative announcements, on-campus employment opportunities and ongoing research and volunteer projects specifically tailored for graduate students

Health Services

Medical and wellness services for enrolled students, recreational sports teams, and fitness facilities, supported by your comprehensive fees

Notary Public

Get your documents notarized in the Graduate School, 120 GLC (appointment may be required)

Ombudsperson

Confidential consultations for managing conflicts and navigating university policies and resources

Orientation

The Graduate School hosts a new student orientation each semester and provides online resources for new students

Spouses, Partners, and Children

Employment resources, child care information, support groups for dependents, and pet care

Statistical Collaboration Lab

Receive support for your research project with statistical advice, analysis, and education through collaboration meetings, walk-in consulting, and short courses.

Student Affairs

See the department listing for information on Virginia Tech’s student centers, the Dean of Students Office, Services for Students with Disabilities, wellness and sports resources, and more

Student Legal Services

Free and confidential legal advice to currently enrolled Virginia Tech students and Virginia Tech-registered student organizations (RSOs) at the Blacksburg campus, regarding but not limited to leases, criminal charges, traffic violations, contracts, employment, consumer issues, etc.; supported by your comprehensive fees

Writing Center

Graduate-level support for all types of writing at any stage of the writing process