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What’s on your “must see” list for a campus visit? Our beautiful green spaces and Hokie Stone buildings? Where you’ll be taking classes? Where you’ll relax with friends in between classes? Where you’ll live? 

We suggest signing up for a CNRE interest session (or watching below) in addition to the regular Office of Admissions campus tour and info session. But regardless of whether you are just starting your college search — or are already admitted — there are plenty of options for visiting Virginia Tech and experiencing life as a Hokie.

Questions? Connect with CNRE’s director of recruitment, John Gray Williams, at jghokie@vt.edu or 540-231-4909.

Visiting during your high school spring break

If you’re planning to visit during your high school spring break, you’re not alone! Many future Hokies come to campus in April, so we have some special events planned during the weeks of April 11-15 and April 18-22, 2022.

Please note that CNRE will offer two info sessions per day during this period; if one session is full, please consider attending our other session that day. Info sessions will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. during these two weeks. Most importantly, make sure you sign up in advance to reserve your seat for a CNRE info session.

Also, don’t forget to sign up for an Admissions info session and campus tour as well!

CNRE Interest Sessions

Offered Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon. You’ll learn about majors, see our classroom and lab spaces, and meet a current student.   

VT Campus Tours and Info Sessions

Offered weekday mornings and/or afternoons and some Saturdays. Tours are led by Hokie Ambassadors; the walking portion takes about an hour. You can also take a virtual tour any time.

Events for prospective and admitted students

Consider attending one of the special open house programs.

Fall Open House

  • Saturday, November 6, 2021
  • Sunday, November 7, 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, take a campus tour, and have the chance to ask questions.

Spring Open House

  • Saturday, March 19, 2022
  • Sunday, March 20, 2022

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 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022 - Sunday, April 10, 2022

 

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.