Students, parents and families attending freshman orientation.

New students at orientation

We are excited that you have chosen Virginia Tech as the place where you plan to live, learn, and grow over the next several years!  Orientation is the first step in your transition to becoming a Hokie.  At Orientation, you’ll meeting current and incoming students, register for your fall courses, pick up your Hokie Passport ID card, and much more!

We offer three Orientation programs here at Virginia Tech: First-Year OrientationTransfer Orientation, and Spring Orientation.

First-Year Orientation

  • 15 sessions over a five-week period – July 9 to August 2, 2018  

Transfer Orientation

  • 4 one-day sessions – June 18 to June 21, 2018  

Spring Orientation

  • 1 one day session - January 12, 2018

2018 orientation registration will open mid-March.

New Student Programs

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


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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