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Applying to Virginia Tech

Accepting the Offer of Admissions

Congratulations on your offer of admission to Virginia Tech!
This section contains important steps that you will need to complete before your acceptance of our offer is final.

Freshmen

Reserve your spot

To accept your offer of admission, you must submit your $400 matriculation fee by the date indicated on your Final Requirements Sheet, which was included in your offer packet. You can either pay online or mail a check or money order. Payment online is preferred.

To pay online

You can pay by eCheck from your checking account, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. To pay by eCheck:

  • visit the application status page
  • log in with the email address and password you used to set up your guest account
  • click on “Application Information”
  • select the link under Admission Term (e.g. “Fall Semester 2015″)
  • follow the on-screen directions to pay by eCheck

eCheck documentation is available online.

You can pay using peerTransfer.

For questions regarding wire payments, please contact the University Bursar by phone (540-231-6277) or email (bursar@vt.edu).

For questions regarding all other payments, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone (540-231-6267) or email (admissions@vt.edu)

To pay by mail

Payments must be postmarked, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. You must include a completed Response Form (PDF) and your check should include your student ID number (which is included in the offer letter).Checks should be made payable to Treasurer, Virginia Tech. Mail payment to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
925 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Create your Virginia Tech PID

Once you have paid your deposit and allowed three days for us to create your account, go to HokieSPA and follow the instructions to create your PID and password. After you successfully create your PID, go to HokieSPA to complete the remaining steps. If you are having problems creating your PID, check out our helpful hints.

Log in to Hokie SPA

Go to HokieSPA and log in using your PID and password. Select the Hokie SPA link and then click the Information for New Students link.
From the Information for New Students section, you will need to:

Send Transcripts (before Summer Orientation)

Send your final official transcripts of all high school transcript(s), as well as final college transcript(s) reflecting dual enrollment credit (if applicable), through the spring term so that it is received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions before your scheduled summer orientation session. If we do not receive your final high school transcript(s) by August 1, 2015, we will not have confirmation that you met admissions requirements and, as a result, your offer will be rescinded and you will be unable to attend. Attendance at summer orientation and registration for fall courses does not exempt you from this requirement.

In order to receive credit through Advanced Placement (AP) or the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, you must have your AP or IB examination scores sent electronically, by the appropriate testing service, to the Office of the University Registrar, Virginia Tech. For more information about tests and scores accepted for credit, visit the Registrar’s AP, IB, & CLEP Credit page.

Early Decision Application Matriculation Fee Refund Policy

Early Decision applicants are not eligible for a refund of their $400 matriculation fee.

Regular Decision Application Matriculation Fee Refund Policy

Regular Decision applicants who wish to withdraw their application may be eligible for a matriculation fee refund. To request a refund of your $400 matriculation fee, you must mail a written request to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, postmarked no later than May 1, 2015. Requests postmarked after May 1, 2015 will not be granted. Those offered admission from the waitlist are not eligible for a matriculation fee refund.

Offer Withdrawn Policies

Early Decision

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final grades are significantly lower than your previous academic record, indicating a declining academic performance in your final year or semester.
  • Your final transcript reveals that you have failed to complete the university’s minimum requirements for admission.
  • Your final transcript is not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.

Regular Decision

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final grades are significantly lower than your previous academic record, indicating a declining academic performance in your final year or semester.
  • Your final transcript(s) reveals that you have failed to complete the university’s minimum requirements for admission.
  • Your final transcript(s) is not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.

Transfers

Reserve your spot

To accept your offer of admission, you must submit your $400 matriculation fee by the date indicated on your Final Requirements Sheet, which was included in your offer packet. You can either pay online or mail a check or money order. Payment online is preferred.

To pay online

You can pay by eCheck from your checking account, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. To pay by eCheck:

  • visit the application status page
  • log in with the email address and password you used to set up your guest account
  • click on “Application Information”
  • select the link under Admission Term (e.g. “Fall Semester 2015″)
  • follow the on-screen directions to pay by eCheck

eCheck documentation is available online.

You can pay using peerTransfer.

For questions regarding wire payments, please contact the University Bursar by phone (540-231-6277) or email (bursar@vt.edu).

For questions regarding all other payments, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone (540-231-6267) or email (admissions@vt.edu)

To pay by mail

Payments must be postmarked, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. You must include a completed Response Form (PDF) and your check should include your student ID number (which is included in the offer letter).Checks should be made payable to Treasurer, Virginia Tech. Mail payment to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
925 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Create your Virginia Tech PID

Once you have paid your deposit and allowed three days for us to create your account, go to HokieSPA and follow the instructions to create your PID and password. After you successfully create your PID, go to HokieSPA to complete the remaining steps. If you are having problems creating your PID, check out our helpful hints.

Log in to HokieSPA

Go to HokieSPA and log in using your PID and password. Select the “HokieSPA” link and then click the “Information for New Students” link.
From the “Information for New Students” section, you will need to:

Note: transfer students admitted in the spring term will not have Orientation and should follow instructions in the offer letter for course registration.

Send Final Transcripts

Send final official transcripts of all high school and college work through the last term at the current institution so that it is received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet. All final official transcripts must be received by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet or your offer of admission will be rescinded. Attendance at summer orientation and registration for courses does not exempt you from this requirement.

In order to receive credit through Advanced Placement (AP) or the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, you must have your AP or IB examination scores sent electronically, by the appropriate testing service, to the Office of the University Registrar, Virginia Tech. For more information about tests and scores accepted for credit, visit the Registrar’s AP, IB, & CLEP Credit page.

Transfer Application Matriculation Fee Refund Policy

Transfer applicants who wish to withdraw their application may be eligible for a matriculation fee refund prior to June 1. To request a refund of your $400 matriculation fee, you must mail a written request to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, postmarked no later than June 1, 2015. Requests postmarked after June 1, 2015 will not be granted.

Offer Withdrawn Policies

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final transcripts are not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.
  • Your final grades are significantly lower than your previous academic record, indicating a declining performance in your final semester.
  • You fail to complete any current coursework, as indicated on your application, or you receive a grade below “C” in any of these courses. Please notify our office in writing if you must withdraw from any classes, or if you will receive any grade lower than a “C”.

Internationals

Reserve Your Spot

To accept your offer of admission, you must submit your $400 matriculation fee by the date indicated on your Final Requirements Sheet, which was included in your offer packet. You can either pay online or mail a check or money order. Payment online is preferred.

To pay online

You can pay by eCheck from your checking account, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. To pay by eCheck:

  • visit the application status page
  • log in with the email address and password you used to set up your guest account
  • click on “Application Information”
  • select the link under Admission Term (e.g. “Fall Semester 2015″)
  • follow the on-screen directions to pay by eCheck

eCheck documentation is available online.

You can pay using peerTransfer.

For questions regarding wire payments, please contact the University Bursar by phone (540-231-6277) or email (bursar@vt.edu).

For questions regarding all other payments, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by phone (540-231-6267) or email (admissions@vt.edu)

To pay by mail

Payments must be postmarked, by the date indicated on the Final Requirements Sheet in your offer packet. You must include a completed Response Form (PDF) and your check should include your student ID number (which is included in the offer letter).Checks should be made payable to Treasurer, Virginia Tech. Mail payment to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
925 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Create your Virginia Tech PID

After allowing one week for us to create your student record, go to Hokie SPA and follow the instructions to create your PID and password. After you successfully create your PID, return to Hokie SPA to complete the remaining steps. If you are having problems creating your PID, check out our helpful hints.

Log in to Hokie SPA

Go to Hokie SPA and log in using your PID and password. Select the “Hokie SPA” link and then click the “Information for New Students” link.

From the “Information for New Students” section, you will need to:

Submit Transcripts

Send final official transcripts of all high school work, as well as a final college transcript reflecting dual enrollment credit (if applicable), through the spring term so that it is received by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions before your scheduled summer orientation session. If we do not receive your final high school transcript(s) by August 1, 2015, we will not have confirmation that you met admissions requirements and, as a result, your offer will be rescinded and you will be unable to attend. Attendance at summer orientation and registration for fall courses does not exempt you from this requirement.

If you are an international student living abroad and your transcripts cannot be sent in time to arrive by the deadline, you may bring your sealed official transcripts with you when you arrive on campus in August without penalty. Please bring your transcripts to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions located at the Visitor & Undergraduate Admissions Center as soon as you check in.

In order to receive credit through Advanced Placement (AP) or the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, you must have your AP or IB examination scores sent electronically, by the appropriate testing service, to:

Office of the University Registrar
Virginia Tech
250 Student Services Building
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061

International Freshman Application Matriculation Fee Refund Policy

International Freshman applicants who wish to withdraw their application may be eligible for a matriculation fee refund. To request a refund of your $400 matriculation fee, you must mail a written request to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, postmarked no later than May 1, 2014. Requests postmarked after May 1, 2014 will not be granted.

International Transfer Application Matriculation Fee Refund Policy

Transfer applicants who wish to withdraw their application may be eligible for a matriculation fee refund prior to June 1. To request a refund of your $400 matriculation fee, you must mail a written request to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, postmarked no later than June 1, 2014. Requests postmarked after June 1, 2014 will not be granted.

Offer Withdrawn Policies

International Freshman:

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final grades are significantly lower than your previous academic record, indicating a declining academic performance in your final year or semester.
  • Your final transcript reveals that you have failed to complete the university’s minimum requirements for admission.
  • Your final transcript is not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.

International Transfer:

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final transcripts are not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.
  • Your spring semester GPA falls below a 2.00.
  • You fail to complete any current coursework, as indicated on your application, or you receive a grade below “C” in any of these courses. Please notify our office in writing if you must withdraw from any classes, or if you will receive any grade lower than a “C”.

Non-Degree-Seeking

Reserve Your Spot

To accept your offer of admission, simply respond to the decision email.

Upon receipt of your acceptance of our offer, we will create your Virginia Tech student record and send you a confirmation email. Your response must be received at least two weeks prior to your intended term of enrollment.

Create Your Virginia Tech PID

After allowing two weeks for us to create your student record, go to www.hokiespa.vt.edu and follow the instructions to create your PID and password. After you successfully create your PID, return to Hokie SPA to complete the remaining steps. If you have problems creating your PID, click here for helpful hints.

Log in to Hokie SPA

Go to www.hokiespa.vt.edu and log in using your PID and password. Select the “Hokie Spa” link and then click on the following:

“Information for New Students”

From this section, you will need to:

  • Download and complete your health history forms.
  • Check your Virginia Tech email via Google Apps Mail.

“Registration & Schedule”

From this section, you can:

  • View the Timetable of Classes .
  • Choose “Drop/Add Classes” to register for classes.

Hokie Focus

If you still have questions about Virginia Tech, plan on attending Hokie Focus, an optional event for students offered admission and their families.

Important

Your offer of admission will be withdrawn under the following circumstances:

  • Your final grades are significantly lower than your previous academic record, indicating a declining academic performance in your final year or semester.
  • Your final transcript(s) reveals that you have failed to complete the university’s minimum requirements for admission.
  • Your final transcript(s) is not received by the undergraduate admissions office as directed above.