Campus Connection Day
Campus Connection Day is a single day event designed for students and families who wish to learn more about the African American and Black student experience at Virginia Tech, as well as other opportunities and resources available such as the Black Cultural Center and Ujima Living and Learning Community.
Participants of Campus Connection Day will have the opportunity to network with current students, as well as faculty and staff from the university community. While the program is focused on the African American and Black student experience, we welcome the participation of any student who identifies as underrepresented or has an interest in Virginia Tech.
Campus Connection Day is coordinated with our Open House event. Families are encouraged take advantage of the admissions, financial aid, special interest, or college information sessions offered throughout the day. After registering for Campus Connection Day, you will receive an email to sign up for Open House on Sunday, November 11th or you can register with the link below. Please make sure that you register for Campus Connection Day and Open House. Students must register by 5PM on Monday, October 22.
During Open House, you will attend the sessions that you sign up for on your registration. We will connect for an optional, but strongly encouraged, luncheon. This luncheon will allow you to connect with faculty/staff, current students, and campus resources. After the luncheon, you will continue with your Open House schedule until we meet again for our Closing Program, where admissions decisions will be distributed.
Campus Connection Day includes:
- Luncheon (optional)
- Student panel
- Faculty/staff networking
- Release of admissions decisions
Students who submit an application by Friday, October 26 will receive an admissions decision at the conclusion of Campus Connection Day. Instructions are below.
Please take a look at these instructions as the application process has changed. If the application and self-reported academic record are received after the deadline, students are not guaranteed a decision at the conclusion of the program.
Applications and self-reported academic records are due by Friday, October 26. If we do not receive applications or self-reported academic records by the due date, students will not be guaranteed a decision at the conclusion of the program.
- Submit your application online: Make sure to do your Coalition profile, add Virginia Tech as one of your colleges, and then complete the Virginia Tech portion of the application. Select Early Action as your Decision Plan.
- On the Virginia Tech specific part of the Coalition application, there is a section labeled Pre-College Programs. Select Campus Connection. This will waive your application fee.
- Once you have submitted your application, fill out your self-reported academic record.
** Details are subject to change.
Does Campus Connection Day cost anything?
There is no cost for attending Campus Connection Day. We will provide lunch, but keep in mind any other expected expenses during your visit.
Where should I park?
Parking is available off of Perry Street. You should find ample parking in the Perry Street Parking Garage, or the surrounding surface lots. Once you have parked, walk up the staircase in between Whittemore and Cowgill Halls and follow the signs, balloons, and our Hokie Ambassadors directing you to Burruss Hall for freshmen or to Hancock Hall for transfer students.
Click here for detailed directions to campus (choose "Perry Street Parking Lots").
There are limited visitor parking spaces available directly across from Burruss Hall.
Handicap Parking is available on Old Turner Street. You must display a handicap license plate or hangtag from the DMV to park in this area.
From the directions above, turn right onto Old Turner Street from Stanger Street (past Perry Street). Handicap access to Burruss Hall is at the end of Old Turner Street.
I can’t come to Campus Connection Day but I still want to visit Virginia Tech. How can I do that?
If you’re unable to attend Campus Connection Day, we would love to accommodate you for a visit on another day! Please click here to schedule an information session and/or campus tour on the day that works best for you.
In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, the university cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.
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