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Visit the Blacksburg Campus

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

In-Person Walking Tours

Available dates for these tours are listed below. Register here

Friday, May 19.

Monday, May 22.

Friday, June 23.

Monday, June 26.

Friday, June 30.

July - weekdays except Wednesdays, July 6-21.

August 21 - September 8: Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 a.m.

These sessions provide an outdoor-only tour departing from the front porch of the historic Lane Hall. Learn more about the Corps and our three ROTC programs — Army, Naval (including the Marine Option), and Air Force (including the Space Force). We also have options for students interested in the U.S. Coast Guard or our Citizen-Leader Track.

Spend the Night/Spend the Day Programs


  • Monday, February 19 (registration available soon)

  • Monday, March 25 (registration available soon)

  • Thursday, March 28 (registration available soon)

  • Monday, April 1 (registration available soon)

  • Thursday, April 4 (registration available soon)

Online Information Sessions

For high school juniors and seniors: 3:30 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, see a typical week in the life of a first-year cadet,or learn about the other tracks.

Cadet stand in formation during a military parade on Virginia Tech's Drillfield.

Admissions Open House and Hokie Focus

Virginia Tech Admissions will host open houses September 23 and 24, and November 11 and 12. Spring open house will be 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 - 19 and April 1 - 5. The Corps and the ROTCs will offer abbreviated information sessions at each of these events.

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.