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First-Year and Transfer Fall Orientation

New Student Transition

Orientation leader with new students

Get ready to learn how to be a Hokie!

This year, we'll be offering a hybrid orientation program – combining virtual modules and in-person events.

From May 1-July 31, all new incoming students will complete our virtual orientation modules. After you pay your matriculation fee, check your VT email for registration information.

Family members also have the option to participate in Family Orientation from May 1-July 31, where they can learn what to expect, meet members of the Hokie Nation, discover resources and programs, and learn how they can support their student during their time at Virginia Tech.

An Optional Summer Engagement is available, where students can register for a virtual session with an Orientation Leader. Students and families can also register for an in-person campus tour. Registration opens May 1, and these engagements take place from June 13-July 15.

Please note, if you have already participated on a campus tour, this tour will offer a closer look at life on campus now that you are an admitted student.

During Weeks of Welcome, all new incoming students will engage in an in-person extended orientation program. Download the Hokies on Track app for the latest information.

Transfer Students:

In addition to the above content, transfer students will be required to attend a required Transfer orientation on August 27. Transfer students will build community with other transfer Hokies, meet with an orientation leader, and learn more about the Hokie Nation and the resources offered. If you are a transfer student, check your VT email for registration information.

We can’t wait to meet you!