Visit Us at the Main Campus in Blacksburg
Discover our approach to design education

Please note: In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 and prioritizing public health, all in-person information sessions and tours are canceled until further notice. Virtual informational sessions for prospective undergraduate students interested in the School of Architecture + Design are now available. Click here to sign up.

The School of Architecture + Design encourages prospective Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture students to visit us to discover our approach to design education, to find out about the curricula of our academic programs, to meet faculty and students, and to tour the School’s facilities.

prospective undergraduate students

The School of Architecture + Design holds virtual information sessions to give prospective undergraduate students and parents a brief overview of what we have to offer. Information sessions for prospective undergraduate students are Friday each week at 12 noon. (Monday sessions will be added only if demand requires.) The information session is approximately one hour. The sessions are led by either a chair of one of our programs or a faculty member for each major. The session includes a description of the program, its curriculum and pedagogy and a virtual tour of the school’s facilities. Information sessions are not offered during the first or last weeks of classes or between semesters.

During the First and Second Summer Sessions, prospective undergraduate student information sessions for the majors of Architecture and Industrial Design will only be held on Fridays at 12 noon. Information sessions are not offered during the first or last weeks of classes or between summer sessions.

Please note: For Interior Design please fill out the form and then a contact will be sent to you to arrange for more information, and for Landscape Architecture please fill out the form and then your information will be sent to the chair who will then get in touch with you.

university information sessions and campus tours

If you are also interested in a general university information session and tour of the Virginia Tech campus, please access the website of the Undergraduate Admissions Office at http://admissions.vt.edu/visit.

Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students should contact their program office to schedule an appointment to meet with the program chair and/or a faculty member and to tour the School’s facilities. In addition, the Virginia Tech Graduate School offers campus tours for prospective graduate students (please see http://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/visit-us.html).

Prospective Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center Students

Prospective students wishing to visit the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center in the National Capital Region (NCR) should contact the Center to schedule an appointment.

blacksburg parking and hotel information

More info. on visiting Virginia Tech… Please Note: To park on campus on weekdays or during some athletic events, you will need to obtain a visitor parking permit from the Visitor Information Center, 965 Prices Fork Road. (To park at the Visitor Information Center, a parking permit is not required.) Please see http://www.visit.vt.edu/about/about.html.

Blacksburg hotels… Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport…