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

Please note: In effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 and prioritizing public health, all information sessions and tours are currently canceled for the remainder of the spring semester.

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 information sessions to give prospective undergraduate students and parents a brief overview of what we have to offer. So that we can plan ahead for these sessions, we ask that prospective attendees sign up below for an appointment. Prospective undergraduate student information sessions begin at 12 noon at the School’s main office in 201 Cowgill Hall, located on the plaza behind Burruss Hall on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, VA.

Fall and Spring Semesters:

Information sessions for prospective undergraduate Architecture students are offered Monday and Friday each week at 12 noon; information sessions for prospective undergraduate Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture students are offered Friday ONLY each week at 12 noon. Information sessions are not offered during the first or last weeks of classes or between semesters.

Summer Sessions:

During the First and Second Summer Sessions, prospective undergraduate student information sessions for all majors in the School 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.

    A link to sign up for summer sessions will be posted the beginning of May 2020.

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

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

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

Blacksburg hotels… Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport…