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Weeks of Welcome


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Welcome to Virginia Tech!

Orientation at Virginia Tech is a hybrid program that combines virtual experiences and in-person events so that you can engage in a variety of ways. Check out all of the in-person experiences we have to offer.

Weeks of Welcome

Attendance required for Signature Events

Weeks of Welcome (WoW) is part of our extended orientation and transition experience – and the official start of the Virginia Tech academic and co-curricular experience for new Hokies. If you’re wondering how you can find your place at Virginia Tech and meet people, we’ve got you covered.

Signature events

  • College and Academic Sessions (including College Social)
  • Residential Well-being Community Days
  • Living-learning Programming (only for students in a Living-Learning Community)
  • Hokie Hi Spirit Rally
  • Transfer Student Luncheon
  • International Student Orientation

Event details and the full schedule will be available in the Hokies On Track app.