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COVID-19 updates for prospective students

As Virginia Tech continues to observe the same safety precautions as the rest of our nation for COVID-19, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and CNRE are working to provide ways for you to make a virtual visit to the campus. Check out what CNRE has to offer in our virtual info session. The new Virtual VT Visit portal is also available with two Virginia Tech information sessions and a variety of campus tour videos.

Come visit Virginia Tech and CNRE virtually

You and your family probably have many questions about what it’s like to be a student in the College of Natural Resources and Environment. You can get answers to many of your questions and learn more about CNRE any time by watching our virtual info session.

We also suggest checking out the Virginia Tech info sessions and campus tour videos through the Virtual VT site. Then, if you still have questions, connect with CNRE’s director of recruitment, John Gray Williams, at or 540-231-4909.

CNRE Interest Sessions

A 30-minutue virtual CNRE Interest Session is available so you can learn more about majors, hands-on experiences and other academic opportunities, faculty mentors, career preparation, and more.   

VT Campus Tours and Info Sessions

You can make an online visit any time through the Office of Admissions’ new Virtual VT Visit portal. Watch two university info sessions and take a guided or self-guided campus tour through videos.

Events for prospective and admitted students

Consider attending one of the special open house programs.

Fall Virtual Open House: October 10-11, 2020

Learn more about what it’s like to be a Virginia Tech student at this open house program. You’ll attend admissions and college info sessions, take a campus tour, and have the chance to ask questions.

Spring Open House: March 20 or 21, 2021

Learn more about what it’s like to be a Virginia Tech student at this open house program. You’ll attend admissions and college info sessions, learn about life on campus, and have the chance to ask questions.

Hokie Focus: April 10, 2021

Hokie Focus is an exclusive event for students offered admission. Visit on either day and you will take a campus tour and learn about academics, residence life, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and more.

Travel tips for a great visit

  • Make sure you register in advance. Most information sessions and campus tours fill up quickly!
  • Check out the Holiday and Winter Closing Schedule to make sure the university is open. You may also want to consult the academic calendar.
  • Be prepared with a campus map.
  • The address for Cheatham Hall (College of Natural Resources and Environment) is 310 W. Campus Drive, Blacksburg, VA. Directions are also available for Admissions visit options.
  • Need accommodations? The Inn at Virginia Tech is located on campus, but there are plenty of other options in Blacksburg and the New River Valley.
  • Experience Hokie student life when you visit by attending a Hokie athletic event, a performance at the Moss Arts Center, or more.