Virginia Tech is on a 2,600-acre campus in a small town setting in Blacksburg, Virginia. There are many activities and organizations for Virginia Tech students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Virginia Tech also has fraternities and sororities.
Virginia Tech students' favorite campus events are The Big Event, International Street Fair and Homecoming Week.
Virginia Tech offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Virginia Tech students live off campus. In 2021, 35% of undergrads at Virginia Tech lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Virginia Tech. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Virginia Tech offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Virginia Tech campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Virginia Tech offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Virginia Tech, take Interstate 81 to Blacksburg, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Roanoke Regional airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Virginia Tech's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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