Curriculum for Liberal Education

The Curriculum for Liberal Education (CLE) is Virginia Tech's version of general education courses. "The CLE comprises 25-30% of an undergraduate's credits toward graduation, and offers approximately 300 courses in more than 60 departments, across 7 required CLE Areas of Study. Designed to empower students with a broad base of knowledge and transferable skills through exposure to multiple disciplines and ways of knowing, the CLE seeks to create the conditions for growing creative and intellectual engagement; civic, personal, and social responsibility; and lifelong learning." – Office of Generation Education


"Looking for a student organization to join? Want to start your own? Check out GobblerConnect, your one stop shop for all student orgs and university events. Just create your account and a world of Hokie interaction is at your fingertips." – Division of Student Affairs' You're In…NOW WHAT? Your Guide to Life at Virginia Tech


"And if you get really jazzed about being involved in one of our more than 700 student clubs, look no further than Gobblerfest, the annual festival that connects students to campus activities, the community, and clubs and organizations. Gobblerfest takes over the entire Drillfield (which is no small feat) and regularly has a Ferris wheel and other carnival rides." – Division of Student Affairs' You're In…NOW WHAT? Your Guide to Life at Virginia Tech


Hokies4Hire is an online career resource for Virginia Tech students and alumni where they can upload their resumes to be viewed by employers; search and apply for internships, co-ops, and jobs; and receive notifications from Career Services about programs related to your major or career interests.

Hokie Camp

"Hokie Camp is a three-day extended orientation experience that takes place at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center. Hokie Camp welcomes new Hokies to Virginia Tech with the purpose of giving them an opportunity to have fun, make friends, and learn more about life at Virginia Tech. Through Hokie Camp, new Hokies will begin finding their place in the Hokie family before classes even begin!" – New Student and Family Programs

Hokie Hi Welcome

"Hokie Hi Welcome at Virginia Tech is a series of events and Hokie traditions designed to welcome you back to campus. Kick off the school year by connecting with your campus and community through a variety of interactive social activities. From the Welcome Back Picnic in Lane Stadium, to a movie on the Drillfield, to Gobblerfest, there's something for everyone." – New Student and Family Programs

Hokie Passport

  • "Hokie Passport Account: A debit account stored on a student's Hokie Passport ID card that may be used at many locations on campus, including university vending machines, laundry facilities, and bookstores. The Hokie Passport Account is also accepted at many locations off campus, including restaurants, grocery stores, and retailers." – New Student and Family Programs' Glossary of Virginia Tech Terms
  • "Hokie Passport ID Card: The official identification card for Virginia Tech that is used by students to access their individual dining plan, Flex Additions or Dining Dollars, and Hokie Passport Account. A Hokie Passport ID card also grants access to buildings, events, Blacksburg Transit, and the library." New Student and Family Programs' Glossary of Virginia Tech Terms

Hokie SPA (Hokie Student Personal Access)

"Hokie SPA is pretty much the hub of your Virginia Tech identity, including resources that will help you register for classes, view university account balances, find final grades and transcript information, choose a dining plan, review financial aid reviews, check your email, and update your address." – Division of Student Affairs' You're In…NOW WHAT? Your Guide to Life at Virginia Tech

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a two-day program designed to help you transition to the Virginia Tech campus. Students stay overnight in an on-campus residence hall, meet with an advisor to register for fall classes, and meet other new Hokies!