Current status for campus locations - Feb. 20, 2019
Blacksburg: Campus will open at 10 a.m. today. Snow routes will expire at 9 a.m. Details below
Roanoke: VTC School of Medicine and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC will open at 10 a.m. Details below
National Capital Region: Virginia Tech sites in Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church are closed Wednesday. All classes, meetings, and activities are cancelled. All offices are closed.
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg will be closed Wednesday. Details below
Richmond: Campus and offices open
Hampton Roads: Campus and offices open
Abingdon: Campus and offices open
Danville: Campus and offices open
Agricultural Research and Extension Centers: The Southern Piedmont AREC in Blackstone will open two hours late on Wednesday. The Eastern Virginia AREC in Warsaw will be closed today. The Alson H. Smith Jr. AREC in Winchester will be closed today.
Wednesday morning updates
For dining center hours in Blacksburg, check the Dining Services calendar.
In Blacksburg, McComas Hall will open at 8 a.m. The pool will open at 8:30 a.m. War Memorial Hall is operating on a normal schedule. Squires Student Center will open at 9 a.m. The Graduate Life Center and Johnston Student Center will open at 10 a.m. All Student Engagement and Campus Life administrative offices will open at 10 a.m.
Snow routes will expire at 9 a.m. today for the Blacksburg campus.
Update: 5:34 a.m.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke will open at 10 a.m. today.
Update: 5:10 a.m.
The Blacksburg campus will open at 10 a.m. today.
Posted: 9:24 p.m.
The Virginia Tech sites in Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church are closed Wednesday, February 20, 2019. All classes, meetings, and activities are cancelled. All offices are closed
Posted: 3:01 p.m.
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia will be closed for outpatient appointments and elective cases for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Essential personnel should report as scheduled.
The Center will be open for emergency cases and staffed to attend to current patients.
Dining Services has announced the following closures for Tuesday, Feb. 19.
- Turner Place at Lavery Hall: Closing at 9 p.m.
- DXpress at Dietrick Hall: Closing at 9 p.m.
- Deet’s Place at Dietrick Hall: Closing at 9 p.m.
Posted: 8:47 a.m.
In anticipation of wintry weather occurring Tuesday night into Wednesday, Virginia Tech has put snow emergency routes in effect starting at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 for the Blacksburg campus.
This designation goes into effect prior to road conditions deteriorating to support snow removal and emergency vehicle movement.
Potential parking and bus route impacts
When a Snow Route Emergency is declared, certain roads on campus must remain open for emergency vehicle use. All vehicles parked along five roads (parallel and diagonal) must be removed or they will be towed at owner's expense.
Please visit the Campus winter weather traffic and parking emergency procedures page to learn if your parking is impacted.
You can find the latest updates around Blacksburg Transit by visiting the BT website.
Visit the University Status page for updates on campus operations.
When a situation arises in which the university determines that immediate action is required, a campus-wide VT Alert is issued. VT Alerts allow students, faculty, and staff who subscribe to the system to receive urgent notifications by a phone message, text message, and/or desktop alert.
In addition to the subscription methods listed above, VT Alerts are also shared via:
- This webpage
- Twitter @vtalerts
- Broadcast emails to all vt.edu accounts
- Electronic message boards in classrooms and common spaces
- The weather/emergency hotline (540-231-6668)
- Official messages during emergencies and other incidents will come from the following social media accounts:
- Virginia Tech
- VT Alerts
- Twitter: twitter.com/vtalerts
- Virginia Tech Police
- Virginia Tech Emergency Management
- Virginia Tech
In situations that occur that do not require immediate action the information may be relayed to the campus community via this webpage, email, on the Virginia Tech website, and through official Virginia Tech social media channels (see list above).
Note: As a public service, information will be sent to local media outlets as needed, such as in the case of an authorized closing or delayed opening during inclement weather; however, Virginia Tech is not responsible for inaccurate reporting of information on local media outlets.