Fall 2018 Open House 

 

Fall 2018 Open House: October 13 & 14 and November 10 & 11. Registration will be open by August 15.

 

What’s the best way to know if Virginia Tech is a good fit for you? See our campus for yourself.

Below are some suggested ways to get the most out of your time on campus and in Blacksburg.

  • Want to walk around with a guide? Try a guided campus tour.
  • Bringing your own group? We offer guided group tours.
  • Want to know more about a major? Check out a departmental information session.
  • Can’t make an information session, or looking to dive deeper into your major? Schedule an appointment with a faculty member in the department of the major in which you are most interested.
  • Want a big event with information sessions? Our next opportunity is Fall Open House.
  • Want to add a little entertainment? Our university has a constant flow. Look for those on the Virginia Tech Calendar.
  • Talk with Virginia Tech students you encounter during your visit. Find out why they chose Tech and learn about their experiences as Hokies.
  • Dining halls are open to the public! Check dining services for payment (some locations don’t take cash) and menu options, including allergy-sensitive menus.
  • We are an open campus! You are free to walk around. See as much of campus and the surrounding area as possible.
  • Investigate local hiking, biking, canoeing, and more, or take time for a leisurely drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Prior to visiting our campus, please check this page for the most up-to-date information related to cancellations and closings for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Register for your Visit

Please register online for your upcoming visit to Virginia Tech. After you register, you can print your ticket, which you will bring with you when you visit campus. If your party size is greater than nine, please register for a group visit.

Group Tours

 

If you plan to bring a group of 10 or more students to campus, visit our group tours section so we can make special arrangements for your group.

Directions and Parking

 

Our Directions to Campus page provides detailed driving directions. For other modes of transportation, see Directions to Virginia Tech.

On weekdays, you will need a visitor's parking permit from the Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center. See Parking Services' visitors page (and parking maps in the right sidebar) for details.

On Saturdays, visitors do not need parking permits for most lots. Refer to this list for the exceptions. Be sure to check signs for any 24-hour faculty-staff notations before parking.

Requests for Accommodation

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify the Admissions Office at (540) 231-6267 during business hours, Monday through Friday.

Information Sessions and Tours

Below is a general information session and tour schedule.

  • Check out our information session calendars for specific information about sessions and tour times.
  • Please register for your information session and/or tour (unless part of a 10 or more person group visiting campus).
  • Please see College and Department Information Sessions for specific department information session times and registration requirements.
  • If you are planning on bringing a large group (10 or more prospective students) to campus, visit our group tours section to register in advance.
  • Please note that the schedule is subject to change, so be sure to verify the dates and times before your visit.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions, located at 925 Prices Fork Road in the Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and many Saturday mornings, 8:30 a.m. until noon, unless the university is closed. Our office is closed on Saturdays in May, June, and other select weekends.

Information Session and Tour Schedule

College/Department Information Sessions

Many of our various colleges and departments offer information sessions that are more-specific to their areas of study.

Make the Most of Your Visit

Below are some suggested ways to get the most out of your time on campus and in Blacksburg.

  • Attend an admissions or departmental information session.
  • Schedule an appointment with a faculty member in the department of the major in which you are most interested.
  • Inquire about entertainment (plays, concerts, speakers, etc.) or athletic events that are taking place on campus. You can find more information on the Virginia Tech Calendar.
  • Talk with Virginia Tech students you encounter during your visit. Find out why they chose Tech and learn about their experiences as Hokies.
  • Plan to have a meal or snack in one of our award-winning on-campus dining facilities. Be sure to have cash on hand and bring your appetite – menus are available to please every palate.
  • Go exploring! In addition to a tour, make sure you see as much of campus and the surrounding area as possible.
  • Investigate local hiking, biking, canoeing, and more, or take time for a leisurely drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Tour our Residence Halls!