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Before You Arrive

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To make your orientation go as smoothly as possible, go through this checklist and make sure you’ve done each item.

  • Create a VT Username (PID).
  • Complete the registration requirements section of the registration and schedule link in Hokie Spa.
  • Log into your Virginia Tech email through Gmail.
  • Sign up for an orientation date.
  • If you are a first-year student, and your family/guests would like to stay on campus in a residence hall or purchase a dining plan, sign-up with Conference & Guest Services.
  • Visit your college's website before attending orientation. Some colleges have steps you need to complete before orientation with deadlines in June.
  • Complete the Schiffert Health Center Immunization Health Form.
  • Have the appropriate testing services send AP/IB/CLEP test scores to: Virginia Tech Office of the University Registrar, 250 Student Services Building, Blacksburg, VA 24061. The school code is 5859.
  • If applicable, send official transcripts from all colleges previously attended to: Virginia Tech, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 925 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061.