In addition to the admissions information session and campus tours, it is also recommended that you attend an information session given by the college or department in which you are interested in studying. Consult our list of majors for a complete listing as well as for the college in which they reside.

Below is an alphabetical list of information sessions and college/department contact information. If an appointment is required, please make the necessary arrangements before visiting campus.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Location: 1060 Litton-Reaves Hall
Time Offered: Monday and Friday 11:15 a.m. (appointment required)
Schedule an appointment online.

College of Architecture & Urban Studies

School of Architecture + Design

Location: 201 Cowgill Hall
Architecture sessions offered: Monday and Friday, 12:00–1:00 p.m. (appointment required).
Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture sessions offered: Friday, 12:00–1:00 p.m. (appointment required). Register Online or contact Taylor Cupp at 540-231-5384.

School of Visual Arts

Studio Art, Art History, Visual Communication Design tours/info available upon request: Contact Tracey Drowne or call 540-231-5547 for tour/info session

School of Public and International Affairs

Public and Urban Affairs/Environmental Policy and Planning tours/info available upon request: Contact Chris LaPlante or call 540-231-3831 for tour/info session.

Myers-Lawson School of Construction

Location: 430 Bishop Favrao Hall
Construction Engineering & Management tours/info available upon request: Contact Ashley Johnson ( or call 540-231-5376.
Department of Building Construction tours/info available upon request: Contact Renee Ryan ( or call 540-808-5908.

Program in Real Estate

Available upon request: Contact Ashley Clark or call 540-231-6518

Pamplin College of Business

Location: 1046 Pamplin Hall
Times offered (Only available when class is in session): Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Walk-ins welcome.
For further information, please contact Emily Africa ( or call 540-231-6602.

Department of Computer Science

Location: 114 McBryde
Times offered: Monday through Friday, 1:15 – 2:00 p.m. (appointment required)
For an appointment, please call 540-231-6931 or email

Corps of Cadets

Location: Commandant's Office, 141 Lane Hall
Times offered: Monday through Friday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. (appointment required)
Appointment: Please register online. For further information, or to make an appointment at a different time, please call 540-231-6858.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: 340 Whittemore Hall
Times offered: Mondays and Fridays, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (appointment required)
Appointment: Please call 540-231-2163.

College of Engineering

Location: 209 Hancock Hall
Times offered: Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., (space is limited; appointment by online registration required, register online)
For further information, please call 540-231-3244.

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Location: 232 Wallace Hall
Time offered: Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. (appointment required)
Appointment: Please register online. Arriving to campus in the afternoon, interested in attending multiple college sessions, or unavailable for the 11:15 a.m. session? Additional appointments available Monday through Friday by contacting Monica Kimbrell.

College of Natural Resources and Environment

Location: 138 Cheatham Hall
Times offered: Monday - Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (appointment required)
Appointment: Prospective Freshmen register here. Prospective Transfers register here.

College of Science

Location: 4300 North End Center
Times offered: Monday - Friday (except April 10-21), 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (appointment required)
Appointment: Please register online.

Political Science and International Studies

Information meeting available upon request: Please contact Jennifer Hanratty by email or phone 540-231-6438.

Honors College

Location: 137 Hillcrest Hall
Times offered: Monday and Friday, 1:15 p.m.
These sessions last 30 minutes and registration in advance is strongly encouraged. Please call our main office to register: 540-231-4591

University Studies Program

Location: University Academic Advising Center, 117 Femoyer Hall
Times offered (Sessions held only while class is in session): Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
For further information, please call 540-231-8440.

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

Location: 205 Duck Pond Drive, Blacksburg
Times offered: Select Fridays (see schedule)
Appointment: Registration required. Please register by emailing with details about your party.
For further information, please call 540-231-4699.

Last updated: Oct. 27, 2016