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Welcome Receptions and Community Kick-Off—Thursday, August 25

You are cordially invited to our Fall 2016 Welcome Receptions and Community Kick-Off.

The welcome receptions are open to any new or returning student, faculty, and staff member who identifies with the invited group and anyone who would like to support that community.

From 4-5:30 p.m. the following spaces will be open in the Squires Student Center:

  • American Indian, Native, Indigenous, First Nations Community in the American Indian & Indigenous Community Center (Cardinal Room)
  • Appalachian Community in 236 Squires
  • Asian & Asian American Community in the Multicultural Center (140 Squires)
  • Black & African American Community in the Old Dominion Ballroom (with tours of the Black Cultural Center)
  • First Generation College Students in 238 Squires
  • Hispanic & Latino Community in the Hispanic Latino Cultural Center (309 Squires)v
  • Disabled Community in the Williamsburg Room
  • International Community in Brush Mountain B
  • Jewish Community in the Yorktown Room
  • LGBTQ+ Community in Brush Mountain A (with tours of the LGBTQ+ Center in 310)
  • Muslim Community in Jamestown
  • Veteran Community in the Perspectives Gallery (with tours of the VetZone)


And from 5:30-7 p.m .please join us for the Community kick-off in the Commonwealth Ballroom of Squires Student Center. There will be music, food, mingling, and a special University welcome. Sponsors and Supporters present include:

  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Pamplin College of Business
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences
  • College of Natural Resources & Environment
  • College of Science
  • Graduate School
  • Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute
  • Office for Inclusion & Diversity
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • Athletics
  • University Libraries
  • VP for Information Technology