First Year Student Orientation Schedule 

Note: This is a tentative schedule. At check-in, you will receive the detailed orientation schedule.

Day 1

Check-in at Squires Student Center
8:00-10:00 a.m.

Parking at Lane Stadium, shuttle to Squires
PID/2-Factor Authentication Verification

Opening Session
10:30 a.m.

Students will be welcomed to the Virginia Tech community and introduced to the Orientation Leaders.

Small Group Meeting with Orientation Leaders and Lunch

Academic Success at Virginia Tech

Campus Safety and Security

Interest Sessions

Mandatory College Sessions
Students in the following colleges must attend: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, Science, and University Studies

Students will check into West Ambler Johnston and receive their room key and dining card for the evening.

Small Group with Orientation Leader

Rec Night

Day 2


College Academic Advising Sessions
Adjournment can vary by college/department. Your travel plans should reflect this possibility.

Unfinished Business
Students have time to take care of last minute items before leaving Blacksburg.

  • Cadet Paperwork and Uniform Fittings
  • Recreational Sports Facility Tours
  • Health-Tighty Regimental Band Auditions
  • University Honors
  • University Office Visits
  • Hokie Passport ID Photo and Pick-up
  • Sign Software License Agreement and Register for Software Access

Contact Information

New Student Programs (0925)
319 Squires Student Center
290 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-3284


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Map and Location