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Applying to Virginia Tech

What’s Next?

As a Freshman

April

  • Students who have accepted an offer of admission to start in the summer at Virginia Tech, contact your department about registering for summer classes. Students starting in the fall will register for classes during Orientation.
  • Students who have accepted their offer of admission should register for Orientation through Hokie SPA.

May

  • Students who have accepted an offer of admission to start 2nd summer session at Virginia Tech should contact their academic departments about registering for summer classes.
  • Make dining plan selection online. See information that came with the offer letter for details.
  • Computer Requirement available online by May 1.

June

July

  • Register for classes while attending Orientation.
  • Look for Fall tuition bill notification (mid-July).
  • Roommate and housing information will be posted on Hokie SPA at the end of July.

August

As a Transfer

May

  • Admissions decisions are mailed to arrive by the notification date of May 1.
  • Students who have accepted their offer of admission will be mailed information regarding fall registration and orientation.
  • Look for computer specifications to arrive by email May/June.
  • Look for Dining Guide to arrive May/June.
  • Health form must be submitted before registering for classes.
  • Students who have accepted an offer of admission to start 2nd term summer at Virginia Tech, contact your major department about registering for summer classes.

June

  • Meet deadline for transfer student acceptance of offer of admission.
  • Mail Dining Plan choice to Virginia Tech.
  • Health form must be submitted before registering for classes.
  • Register for orientation.

July

  • Health form must be submitted before registering for classes.
  • Register for classes (see letter accompanying orientation information).
  • Look for Fall tuition bill notification (mid-July).

August

  • Meet deadline for Fall tuition payment.
  • Classes begin August 22!

As an International

May

  • Meet deadline for freshman acceptance of admission and return of housing contract (must be postmarked by May 1).
  • Look for computer specifications to arrive in the mail (mid-May).
  • Look for Dining Guide to arrive in the mail (end of May).

June

  • Meet deadline for transfer student acceptance of offer of admission and return of housing contract.
  • Look for PID/email address to arrive in the mail (beginning of June).
  • Mail Dining Plan choice to Virginia Tech (deadline: June 23).
  • Look for Residential Housing Federation (RHF) vendor information on lofts, carpets, refrigerators to arrive in the mail (end of June).

July

  • Look for Fall tuition bill notification (mid-July).
  • Look for room assignment information from Residential & Dining Programs to arrive in via email (end of July).

August

  • Meet deadline for Fall tuition payment.
  • Orientation for international students begins.
  • Check-in for new freshmen begins.
  • Get ready to study! Classes begin!

Hokie Focus

If you still have questions about Virginia Tech, plan on attending Hokie Focus, an 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.

Matriculation Deposit Refund Policy

Regular Decision applicants who wish to withdraw their application may be eligible for a matriculation deposit refund. To request a refund of your $400 matriculation deposit, you must mail a written request to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, postmarked no later than May 1, 2012. Requests postmarked after May 1, 2012 will not be granted.

Admission to the United States (Visa and Legal Requirements

Accepted students who have presented evidence of adequate finances for their education will be issued an I-20 or DS-2019 form by the Cranwell International Center. If you intend to enroll at Virginia Tech, this form should be presented at the nearest U.S. Consulate and exchanged for an F-1 (student) or J-1 (exchange visitor) visa. Neither an I-20 nor an DS-2019 can be issued prior to the student’s receipt of an offer of admission. Students must enter the United States under the provisions of an F-1 or J-1.

Problems concerning visa issuance or choice of an appropriate visa should be addressed to the Cranwell International Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA. Telephone: 540-231-6527; fax: 540-231-3808; bpauley@vt.edu.