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The Corps of Cadets offers in-person tours, overnight programs, and online information sessions.

In-Person Corps/ROTC Information Session

The Corps of Cadets offers information sessions. These sessions offer an opportunity to learn more about the Corps of Cadets and ROTC programs at Virginia Tech including Army ROTC, Naval ROTC (which includes the Marine Corps) and Air Force ROTC (which includes Space Force), how to apply for ROTC scholarships, and the best practice timeline for applying. You will learn about why it is important to develop your leadership skills in college and why a senior military college like the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets is the perfect place to do it.

Most Mondays or Friday at 10 a.m.Register here

If you are able to arrive at 9:45 a.m., you can look through our new Corps Museum in our brand-new Corps Leadership & Military Science Building. You will be able to sign up at the end of the information session to come back and take a cadet-led walking tour of one of the Corps residence halls, if you have time.

Plan ahead to make time for this information-packed session that is a must for any student interested in ROTC or leadership in college.

Spend the Night/Spend the Day Programs

Online Information Sessions

For high school juniors and seniors: 3:00 p.m. Most Wednesdays. Register online.

These sessions provide more information about the Corps of Cadets program and Virginia Tech's ROTC programs. It will include an introduction to the Corps, information about scholarship opportunities, and a time for you and/or your family to ask questions. Family members are welcome to attend for you. 

Recorded Sessions

If you can't attend a live session, watch a recorded session, or learn about the other tracks.

Panoramic view of the cadet regiment from the Drillfield

Admissions Open House and Hokie Focus

Virginia Tech Admissions will host an open house March 16 and 17. Offered students will be invited to attend Hokie Focus on April 6 and 7. Additional walking tours will be provided during high school spring break weeks, March 25 - 29 and April 1 - 5. The Corps and the ROTCs will offer abbreviated information sessions at each of these events. Register online.

Virginia Tech ROTC Contacts

More Virginia Tech Information

Looking for more information about your desired major or the university in general? You may want to participate in the information sessions offered by Virginia Tech Admissions or your college's information session for your desired major. You must sign up separately for these activities.