International Orientation

Image form international student move-in 2018
Photo credit: Christina Franusich

Visit Campus Resources for International Students for helpful links about the on-campus student experience at Virginia Tech.

International Student Orientation:

August 19-21, 2019

  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Check-in to move in at Cochrane Lounge in Cochrane Hall
  • 3:30 p.m.: University Welcome event for all students and families in Commonwealth Ballroom in Squires Student Center
  • Students will meet with their Global Ambassadors for dinner after the University Welcome event
  • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Information sessions, Resource Fair, and campus tour in Commonwealth Ballroom in Squires Student Center (lunch provided)- Family program will happen during this time as well
  • Students will meet with their assigned Global Ambassador for dinner after the information sessions
  • All day: Immunization Clinics at Schiffert Health Center
  • 1 - 5 p.m.: Academic Advising: Majority of students will be advised in the afternoon*
  • 7 - 9 p.m.: Welcome Dance Party for International Students in the Graduate Life Center Multi-Purpose Room
  • Students’ meal-plans begin on this day in dining halls on campus

*Some students will be advised in the morning