Welcome New Graduate Students
Graduate Life Center
Interdisciplinary Graduate Education
Transformative graduate education
Dean Karen P. DePauw
Preparing the Future Professoriate
Global Perspectives Program
Visit us in Blacksburg
A 21st-Century Graduate Community
The traditional curriculum must become more inclusive, adaptive and individualized, with emphasis on integrative thinking and experiential learning. Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education Karen P. DePauw
Welcome new Graduate Students!
You’ll find helpful information to help you settle in and prepare for the semester on our Getting Started and Orientation webpages.
What We Do
Weekly announcements blog
Transformative Graduate Education Experience
Graduate Students in the News
U.S. Immigration Actions information webpage
Life at the Graduate School
Academic, professional, and social groups for graduate students
Counseling, tutoring, Graduate Student Ombudsperson, and other types of services and assistance
For International Students
Advising and visa assistance for students from outside the U.S.
The Graduate Life Center
The hub of graduate activity on campus, the Graduate Life Center, known as the GLC, provides spaces for meetings, classes, social gatherings, down time, and housing close to Downtown Blacksburg.
It’s also home to the Graduate School’s administrative offices.