Resources and Support
Success is defined differently by each individual. The tools below are intended to support you in achieving success in a way that is meaningful to you. Making use of these tools will prove favorable as you navigate through your college experience and continue to progress toward your personal success.
The university has created some tips for student success in an on-line environment, which can be located here.
This How To series has been created to provide instructions and tips related to many topics you have questions about and are expected to know at the conculsion of the first year as you transition from General Engineering into your desired degree-granting engineering majors. Please review the information and reach out to your GE academic advisor if you have any questions.
- Schedule an Appointment with Your Academic Advisor
- Self-Evaluate Your Transfer Credits
- Use Office Hours
- Practice Good Time Management
- Determine Your Course Grades
- Compute Your Semester GPA and Overall GPA
- Read a Checksheet
- Check Pathways Progress
- Complete Course Registration
- Course Withdraw
- Explore Majors
- Declare an Engineering Major
- Develop a Plan of Study (or Academic Plan)
- Read a DARs
- Transfer Credits from Other Colleges or Universities
150 Student Services Building
|Cook Counseling Center||
240 McComas Hall (Main)
107 East Eggleston (Satellite)
|Cranwell International Center||
1015 Harper Hall
|Dean of Students||
109 New Hall West
151 New Hall West
|Housing & Residence Life||
144 New Hall West
|Schiffert Health Center||
|Services for Students with Disabilities||
310 Lavery Hall
|University Scholarships & Financial Aid||
200 Student Services Building
206 Washington Street (off campus)
The Student Success Center offers free individual tutoring and review sessions for undergraduate students in some of Virginia Tech's highest-demanded 1000- and 2000-level courses. In addition, some departments have additional tutoring or support options listed below.
General Engineering sponsors a number of events and workshops each semeter to provide students with additional support in areas most discussed in our one-on-one advising appointments. Students are encouraged to review the events here and attend an many possible.
|Support Type||Cook Counseling Center||Student Success Center||Department of Engineering Education|