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Welcome Week

Welcome Week Welcome

Sunday, August 23 | 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. | Virtual

The Welcome Week Welcome is the official opening to the fall semester and the start of the Virginia Tech academic and co-curricular experience for new Hokies. The event will include presentations by notable academic and student affairs faculty and staff. The event will be hosted virtually and livestreamed. Details are at the Welcome Week web page and in the Hokies on Track and Corq apps. 

  • Learn about higher education traditions and customs
  • Commence your academic and student engagement experience and successfully transition to becoming a member of the Virginia Tech community
  • Find out how you can live the mission and values of Virginia Tech 
  • Discover how you can drive your experience, growth, and development at VT. 

Speakers include Byron Hughes, Dean of Students; Rachel Holloway, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs; Juan Espinoza, Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Degree Management and Director of Undergraduate Admissions; and Colin Roberts, Virginia Tech Class of 2024.

Students, parents and families, and the entire university community are invited to take part. 

Welcome Week 2020 is a blend of in-person, live, virtual, and on-demand programs and events that take place throughout the beginning of the semester. 

Visit the VT Ready site for information on health precautions and safety measures.

We know the fall 2020 semester is going to look different in a lot of ways, and it may leave you wondering how you can find your place at Virginia Tech and meet people. We’ve got you covered. We’re planning a mix of in-person and virtual events for Welcome Week 2020, and you won’t want to miss it. More details can be found here as plans evolve, so check back often!

Welcome Week starts as soon as you move in! Event details and the full schedule are available in the Hokies On Track app (yes, the same one you used at Orientation!).