Student Life

student life at virginia tech

Please visit the University website for more information on student life at Virginia Tech:

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office assists the university with its mission of fostering a welcoming climate for all students. It is responsible for providing support for transition to college life, fostering an inclusive campus community, coordinating response to student emergencies and providing advocacy support for students. The office staff also serve as liaison to Hokie Parents.

Division of Student Affairs

The mission of the Division of Student Affairs is to promote students’ learning, life skills, and personal growth through a strong focus on holistic student development and collaborative partnerships that deliver superior service to, and care for, students in the spirit of Ut Prosim.

Residence Life

The mission of the Residence Life staff at Virginia Tech is to promote the academic success and personal growth of residents, developing environments in which students and staff members will have frequent experiential learning opportunities that enhance and transform how they think, interact, and serve.

Graduate Life Center

Conveniently located near the library, Squires Student Center, academic buildings, and downtown Blacksburg, the Graduate Life Center (GLC) provides space and venues that meet the unique needs of graduate and professional students.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life provides guidance and support to nationally affiliated fraternities and sororities. The office is staffed by a Director, an Assistant Director, and a Graduate Assistant. In collaboration, the staff directs the overall programming of the Greek Community. The Interfraternity Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, United Council of Fraternities and Sororities, and the Panhellenic Council are directly advised by the Fraternity and Sorority Life staff.