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Virginia Tech

Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,210,645 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 30,072 current serial subscriptions.
  • 6,294,019 microforms.
  • 19,700 Audio/Visual items.
  • 14,319 e-books.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,175 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,000 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 8,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 41% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 98% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • In total, there are 45 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 60% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 795 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Kappa Theta Epsilon, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Order of the Gavel, Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, Rho Lambda, Tau Beta Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Methodist Episcopal Campus Ministry, Ambassadors for Christ, Anglicans United at Virginia Tech (VTAU), Association of Baha? ? ? i Students, Athletes in Action, Baptist Campus Vision, Baptist Student Union, Brethren Student Fellowship, Campus Bible Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Christian Leadership Network, Christian Veterinary Fellowship, Christ? ? ? s Church at Virginia Tech, Coptic Club, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, Creation Evangelism, Disciples on Campus, Episcopal/ Anglican Christian Fellowship, Friends Adventist Christian Fellowship, Graduate Christian Fellowship, Hillel at Virginia Tech, House of Prayer, Impact Movement, International Bible Study, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Islamic Student Assembly, IVCF, Knights of Columbus, Korean Campus Crusade for Christ, Latter-Day Saint Student Association, Living Buddhism, Lutheran Student Movement, Muslim Student Association, The Navigators, New Life Campus Fellowship, Newman Community Catholic Campus Ministry, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Presbyterian Student Fellowship at Cooper House, Reformed University Fellowship, Valiant for Truth, vtONE, Wesley Foundation, Young Life
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Afghan Students Association (ASA), African Students Association, Albanian Student Association, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Asian American Student Union, Association of Bangladeshi Students, Association of Chinese Students and Scholars, Association of Brazilian Students, Bhangra Team at Virginia Tech, Black Business Council, Black Graduate Student Organization, Black Organizations Council, Black Student Alliance, Caribbean Students Organization, Cedars of Lebanon, Celtic Culture, Chinese Student Association ( Republic of China), Circle Japan, Council for the Advancement of Minority Engineering Organizations ( CAMEO), Croatian Student Organization, E-Touch (Entrean/ Ethiopian), Eurogruppe, Filipino American Student Association, Filipino Students Association (FSA), Hellenic Student Association, Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Hill and Veil, Hillel, Hindu Students Council, Hong Kong Club, Hungarian Student Association, Indian Students Association, Indonesian Student Association (PERMIAS), International Club, International Relations Organization, Iranian Society at VT, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Korean Student Association, Kurabu Nippon Japanese Club, Latin American and Iberic Graduate Student Assembly (LAIGSA), Lambda Phi Epsilon, Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity, Latin Dance Team, Latin Link, Latino Association of Student Organizations, Le Circle Francophone, Malaysian Student Association, Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS), Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, Multicultural Awareness Programs (MAPs), Muslim Student Association (MSA), Muslim Volunteers Association, NAACP, National Association of Hispanic Journalists VT Chapter, National Society of Black Engineers, Nepalese Student Association, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Pakistani Students Alliance (PakSA), Palestinian Awareness at Virginia Tech ( PAVT), Pamplin Multicultural Diversity Council, Romanian Student Association (HORA), Russian Club, Salsa Tech, Siam Student Chapter at VT, Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Society of Black Designers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Society of Indian Americans, Sri Lankan Student Association, Student African American Brotherhood, Students for Total Diversity, Thai Student Association, Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Turkish Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 4H Collegiate Club at VT, AAEC - Econ Graduate Student Association, Accounting Society at Virginia Tech, AFROTC Cadet Group, Ag Econ Club at Virginia Tech, Agronomy Club, Air Force Special Operations Prep Team, Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Chi, Sigma - Professional Chemistry Fraternity, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre Med Honor Society), Alpha Epsilon Lambda, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Omega Epsilon, Alpha Phi, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity, Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society), Alpha Psi (Veterinary), Alpha Rho Chi, Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega, Alpha Zeta, Ambience, American Chemical Society Student Affiliates - Chemistry Club, American Choral Director's Association Student Chapter at Virginia Tech, American Fisheries Society Virginia Tech Chapter, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Architecture Students, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Medical Student Association (AMSA/ Pre-Med Chapter), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, American Society of Agriculture and Biological Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Landscape Architects, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Water Resources Association at Virginia Tech, Animal Welfare Club, Apparel, Housing and Resource Management Graduate Council (AHRM), Aquatic Medicine Club, Archery Club at Virginia Tech, Arnold Air Society, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Association for Early Childhood Education, Association for India's Development (AID), Association for Student Development (ASD), Association for Women in Computing, Astronomy Club of Virginia Tech, Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Team, Autonomous Vehicle Team (AVT), Badminton Club, Ballroom Dance Club at Virginia Tech, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Theta Pi, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Biochemistry Club, Biology Club, Biology Graduate, Student Association (BGSA), Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences Graduate Student Association (BMVS-GSA), Black Business Council, Block and Bridle Club, Boxing Club at Virginia Tech, Bujinkan Budo Taijitsu Club, Burkhart Mining Society, Campus Scouts of Virginia Tech, Chi Delta Alpha, Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Chi Omega, Chi Phi, Chi Sigma Alpha International Honor Society, Circle K at Virginia Tech, Class of 2006, Class of 2007, Class of 2008, Club Managers Association of America (CMAA),
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Bugle, Yearbook for Virginia Tech (once yearly), Bruah Mountain Review (once per year), Collegiate Times (Daily), Silhouette Literary and Art Magazine (once per semester)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke, VA (30), Greensboro, NC (130)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Roanoke, VA (30)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 58% of students have a car on campus

    Greek Life

    • There are 33 fraternities
    • 26 fraternity houses
    • 13% of students are fraternity members
    • There are 22 sororities
    • 12 sorority houses
    • 17% of students are sorority members.

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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