Virginia Tech’s Cultural and Community Centers hosts annual welcome receptions for students, faculty, and staff to connect in identity-based communities. All Hokies are invited to attend.

The kick-off will begin at 4 p.m. Monday, August 20 in Old Dominion Ballroom at Squires Student Center. Welcome receptions will follow from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the locations noted below. New this year, Hip Hop Karaoke will take place 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Old Dominion Ballroom on the first floor of Squires, directly following the welcome receptions.

Welcome Receptions - 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

American Indian, Native, Indigenous, First Nations

  • Location: American Indian and Indigenous Community Center, room 122

Appalachian

  • Location: Monterrey Tec Room, room 232

Asian and Asian American

  • Location: Asian Cultural Engagement Center, room 140

Black and African American

  • Location: Black Cultural Center, room 126

First Generation College Students

  • Location: Brush Mountain B, 3rd floor

Hispanic and Latino

  • Location: El Centro, room 309

Individuals with Disabilities

  • Location: Jamestown Room, 2nd floor

International

  • Location: Brush Mountain A, 3rd floor

Jewish

  • Location: Yorktown Room, 2nd floor

LGBTQ+

  • Location: LGBTQ+ Resource Center, room 227

Muslim

  • Location: Room 219

Veteran

  • Location: Room 300