Campus Resources and Supports
- Graduate Life Center
- Graduate School Ombudsperson - Brian Hanson: (540) 231-9573,
- Embedded grad school counselor - Dr. Rita Klein: (540) 231-7809
- On-line appointment scheduling: Virginia Tech: Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center
- Grad Student Parent Support Group
- Full list of Grad Student Resources
- For Roanoke students
- The department offers a peer mentoring program, in which first year graduate students are paired with an advanced graduate student mentor from their area for social support and general guidance about the program.
- The clinical science area also provides two first year guides, updated by the rising second year graduate students each year, with useful tips for adjusting to the program as well as housing information.
- Queer Graduate Student Group – LGBTQ+ Resource Center (Squires 227)
- Q*mmunity Support Group
- True Colors – Campus organization for individuals who identify as transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and/or gender questioning
- Queer and Trans People of Color – holds wellness events
- The LGBTQ+ Resource Center lists LGBTQ+ religious centers, LGBTQ+-owned businesses, local organizations, LGBTQ+-friendly doctors and hospitals, LGBTQ+-friendly establishments, and social groups
- LGBTQ+ Caucus
- If you are sexually assaulted, you have several options. Please follow the guidance for filing anonymous or formal reports. In addition, assistance is available through the following resources:
Women's Center at Virginia Tech: 540-231-7806
Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley: 540-639-1123
Katie Polidoro: Title IX Coordinator: 540-231-1824
Cook Counseling Center: 540-231-6557
Dean of Students Office: 540-231-3787
Virginia Tech Police Department: 540-382-4343
- If you report a sexual assault that occurred on the Virginia Tech campus, Virginia Tech Police will investigate, provide assistance, and offer related services to support your safety and well-being. If the crime occurred in another jurisdiction, Virginia Tech Police will assist you in accessing assistance in that jurisdiction.
- The Virginia Tech Police Department offers a range of personal safety programs, including Rape Aggression Defense for women, Resisting Aggression with Defense for men, and One Love workshop.