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Prospective Students

Welcome to the student advising page for prospective students of the College of Science.  We appreciate your interest in the College and will certainly make every effort to make sure your experience here at Tech is a great one.  Below is a wealth of information that may be of interest to you as a perspective student, including orientation information, transfer credit, and departmental information.  If there is something in particular that you are looking for and can't find it, feel free to contact our department directly via the information provided on the right-hand side of the page.  

We offer information sessions on most Friday's through out the semester.  However, between March 25 and April 5 we will offer expanded sessions to accommodate high school students on spring break.   These sessions are designed to give parents and students a brief overview of the college and the departments.  

Information Sessions 

January 3, 2014 - May 30, 2014 

Session Dates:  Most Friday's 

Location:  North End Center, Suite 4300

Time:  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

To register please click on the link below:

Information Session Registration

 



 


International Baccalaureate Credit

Credit is awarded based on earning a certificate or a diploma.

IB Diploma
  • A maximum of 38 hours may be awarded.
  • Credit is awarded for Higher Level (HL) courses based on minimum scores shown in the HL Credit Table.
  • Credit is awarded for only one Subsidiary Level (SL) course based on a minimum score of 6.  
  • Additional Credits can be received for 
    • Theory of Knowledge with a grade of "C" or higher 
    • Extended Essay with a grade of C or higher. 
IB Certificate
  •  A maximum of 30 hours may be awarded.
  • Credit is awarded for Higher Level (HL) courses based on minimum scores shown in the HL Credit Table.
  • No credit is awarded for Subsidiary Level (SL) courses. 
  • No Credits can be received for 
    • Theory of Knowledge 
    • Extended Essay

Undergraduate Resources

  • Academic Support Services
  • Career Services
  • Dean of Student's Office
  • Study Abroad

Information for Parents


We hope that you were able to make it to the College of Science parents’ orientation session “VT 101.” This web page is meant as a follow up to some of the things that we talked about, including calendar information, web pages, etc. The information on these pages is provided as a tool to answer your general questions and to guide you in discussions with your student. It is not intended to include all academic policies and procedures.

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please e-mail cosadvising@vt.edu


Undergraduate Office of the Dean

College of Science Office of the Dean (0405)
North End Center, Suite 4300, Virginia Tech
300 Turner Street NW

540-231-5145
540-231-3380 (fax)

cosadvising@vt.edu
Office Location

    North End Center

The College of Science Dean's Office new location is at the North End Center, Suite 4300, 300 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 (MC 0405).


College of Science Advisors

 

Follow the link above for a list of the advisors in the College of Science, as well as their respective contact information.  If you are a prospective student, please visit the Prospective Student page for information concerning student advising.


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