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Graduate Student Services Office

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The Graduate Student Services Office provides a variety of services that contribute to the professional and personal development of graduate students located at the greater DC metro area campuses. We assist students from the admissions phase to graduation by assisting with all academic progress needs.  We also support the graduate student community through a variety of events and programs designed to meet the needs of our unique student population.

Services We Provide

  • Program, degree and student record changes
  • Readmission and leave of absence advising
  • Citizenship verification appointments for financial aid
  • Plan of Study final approval
  • Processing Graduate School forms such as: In-State Tuition, Reduced tuition for K-12 Educators, Change of Campus etc.
  • Preliminary and Final examination approvals
  • Processing of official transcripts for admissions and program transfer credits
  • Greater DC metro area Commencement 

Academic Resources

Transcripts and Student Information

Virginia Tech requires your official transcript to be sent to the Graduate School for record updating. The copy of your transcript uploaded in your admissions application is not deemed as official for your student record with Virginia Tech. Failure to submit your official transcript will result in a hold placed on your student account.

The Graduate School will ONLY accept official sealed copies of the transcript

Below are multiple ways to submit your official transcript to the Graduate School:

  1. The university can email the electronic official transcript directly to: gssoncr@vt.edu
  2. The university can mail the official transcript directly to the Graduate School to the address below:

    Graduate Student Services Office
    Virginia Tech
    7054 Haycock Rd.
    Falls Church, VA 22043

  3. Drop off “in person” your sealed official transcript to the Northern Virginia Center (Falls Church Campus) to the Student Mail Drop Off slot

    Student Mail Drop Slot Address
    7054 Haycock Rd.
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (4th Floor: Room 493)

    Once your official transcript has been received by the Graduate School, your record will be updated accordingly.

To request official transcripts please folow the instructions on the University Registrars website: https://www.registrar.vt.edu/academic-records/Transcript-Requests.html

  • The Graduate Student Services Office does not release information regarding student attendance, degree, or transcripts.
  • Please contact the Virginia Tech Graduate School or Registrar for academic information. Contact information for the Virginia Tech Graduate School and Registrar office can be found below:

Virginia Tech Graduate School
Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown (0325)
155 Otey Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-8636
Email: grads@vt.edu
Website: https://www.graduateschool.vt.edu

Virginia Tech Registrar
Student Services Building, Suite 250 (0134)
800 Washington Street, SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-6251
Email: registrar@vt.edu
Website: https://www.registrar.vt.edu

Police Records
The Northern Virginia Center does not have campus police. Police records would be kept with the Fairfax County Police Department.

Staff Contact Information

Corinne Julien
Assistant Director Admissions and Academic Progress
Email: corinne3@vt.edu
Phone: 703-538-8439

Torri Brown
Academic Progress/International Student Advisor
Email: torribrown@vt.edu
Phone: 703-538-3775

Debbie Payne
Enrollment Services Assistant
Email: payned@vt.edu
Phone: 703-538-8322

Jessica Mullins
Assistant Director for DC International Student Services
Email: mullins1@vt.edu
Phone: 703-538-8326

Contact Us

Greater D.C. Area GSSO

Department E-Mail: gssoncr@vt.edu
Main Phone Line: (703) 538-8327

Mailing Address

Graduate Student Services Office (Virginia Tech)
Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Rd
Falls Church, VA 22043