From orientation through graduation, Student Affairs influences nearly every aspect of the student experience and serves as a catalyst for personal growth and lifelong fulfillment. We're dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all students can thrive.
VT students getting some playtime with Derek, a therapy dog with Cook Counseling's Animal Assisted Therapy program.
Your gifts enable Student Affairs to help every student succeed, find connection, discover themselves and grow into their potential. Please consider making a gift to one of these areas:
- Student Affairs Annual Fund supports our vice president’s highest priorities and exciting new work focused civic and democracy leadership.
- Hokie Family Annual Fund helps educate our students about Hokie traditions and supports transition programs like Gobblerfest, Weeks of Welcome, and alcohol-free weekend programming.
- Cook Counseling Center helps Hokies care for their mental health (and in 2021, they were ranked No. 1 for Best Counseling Services by the Princeton Review!)
- Cranwell International Center provides programs and services for international students, promotes the development of global and intercultural competence in all students, and positions the university as more globally oriented and internationally connected.
- Dining Services aims to be the leader of college and university food service by providing innovative and exceptional food, venues, programs, and services while fostering student development and a sense of community.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life maintains an annual Fraternity and Sorority Life Scorecard containing information about chapter health, successes, and challenges.
- Hokie Wellness empowers Hokies to take an active approach to their physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
- New Student and Family Programs helps students and their families begin their lives as Hokies.
- Recreational Sports engages students in physical activities to create healthy lifestyle habits.
- Residential Wellbeing is focused in a creative and responsive model to the residential experience, meeting the needs of a student’s mental, emotional, and social well-being.
- Schiffert Health Center leads the way in managing community and individual health on campus.
- Services for Students with Disabilities supports students with disabilities and temporary injuries or illnesses through accommodations and other services.
- Student Engagement and Campus Life creates innovative environments, events such as Gobblerfest and GobblerNights, and leadership development programs for student organizations.
- VT Engage: The Center for Leadership and Service Learning equips students to develop as leaders through civic engagement and service-learning opportunities.
- Animal-Assisted Therapy provides outreach services or individual and group therapy involving one of our trained therapy dogs.
- Civic and Democracy Leadership prepares students to engage in civic life through learning the basic tenants of democracy, developing superior listening skills and practicing finding common ground among deep differences in perspective.
- Interfaith Program promotes constructive dialogue and builds relationships across lines of difference.
- The Market of Virginia Tech offers food assistance to students who are struggling to obtain regular, healthy meals.
- Recovery Community works to ensure that students do not have to choose between recovery from addiction and their education.
- Student Emergency Fund supports students who find themselves in immediate financial need.
How to make your gift:
On the "Give" page, select Student Affairs as the area of support. If you would like to designate a gift to a specific area, the fund dropdown menu will allow you to select a specific fund. If you don't see your preferred gift area designation, please call (800) 533-1144 and make your gift over the phone.
Thank you for supporting Student Affairs!
Students volunteering at The Market at VT, a program to alleviate food insecurity through VT Engage.