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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 prospective 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 Fridays and Mondays through out the semester.  These sessions are designed to give parents and students a brief overview of the college and the departments.  

Information Sessions 

 

Session Dates:  Most Fridays and Mondays

Location:  North End Center, Suite 4300

Time:  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

To register please click on the link below:

Information Session Registration

If you have already registered for an admissions information session during High School Spring Break, March 30-April 10, and would like to attend our college session while you are on campus, please click here to register. Please note that registration is limited during this two week period to students who have already registered for an admissions information session. If you are a junior in high school and are unable to register for an admissions information session during High School Spring Break we hope that you will attend Hokie Preview: An Open House for Juniors on March 28, 2015. Please click here to register for Hokie Preview.  Seniors who are unable to register for an admissions information session during High School Spring Break should plan to attend Hokie Focus, an Open House for admitted students, on either April 11 or April 12. Please click here to register for Hokie Focus.

 



 


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 (0405)
Suite 4300, North End Center
Virginia Tech
300 Turner Street NW

540-231-5145
540-231-3380 (fax)
cosadvising-g@vt.edu


Office Location
 

    North End Center

Latitude: 37.2335 Longitude: -80.4205


Academic Advisors

 

Follow the link above for a list of the advisors for academic programs 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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