Cultural and Community Centers’ Community Kick-Off and welcome receptions connect students, faculty, and staff in identity-based communities. All new Hokies are invited to connect with returning students, faculty, and staff in identity-based communities, followed by a combined welcome reception.

The Fall 2017 Community Kick-Off will be held Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm in Squires Student Center. Mark your calendar!

The Fall 2016 Community Kick-Off and welcome receptions welcomed new or returning students, faculty, and staff members who identified with the invited groups and anyone who would like to support the following communities:

  • American Indian, Native, Indigenous, First Nations Community
  • Appalachian Community
  • Asian & Asian American Community
  • Black & African American Community
  • First Generation College Students
  • Hispanic & Latino Community
  • Disabled Community
  • International Community
  • Jewish Community
  • LGBTQ+ Community
  • Muslim Community
  • Veteran Community

Sponsors and Supporters of the Fall 2016 Community Kick-Off and welcome receptions included:

  • 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