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Community Kick-Off

August 29, 2019 - 4-7 p.m.

The Cultural and Community Centers’ Welcome Receptions and Community Kick-Off event was held throughout Squires and in the Squires Ballroom.

You are cordially invited to our Fall 2019 Welcome Receptions and Community Kickoff. The welcome receptions are open to any new or returning student, faculty, and staff member who identifies with the groups listed and anyone who would like to support our communities. The kick-off will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday, August 29, in Commonwealth Ballroom at Squires Student Center. Welcome receptions will follow from 6 to 7 p.m. at the locations noted below. We will have activities, music, photo booth, and food from 4 to 6 p.m. in Commonwealth Ballroom. Join us as we welcome all Hokies.

Community Welcome Receptions: 6-7 p.m.

American Indian, Native, Indigenous

  • First Nations American Indian and Indigenous Community Center, room 122, Squires Student Center


  • Room 217, Squires Student Center

Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander

  • Asian Cultural Engagement Center, room 140, Squires Student Center

Black and African American

  • Black Cultural Center, room 126, Squires Student Center

Disability Community

  • Jamestown Room, 2nd floor, Squires Student Center

First Generation College Students

  • Williamsburg Room, Squires Student Center

Hispanic and Latinx

  • El Centro, room 309, Squires Student Center


  • Yorktown Room, 2nd floor, Squires Student Center


  • Room 300, Squires Student Center


  • LGBTQ+ Resource Center, room 227, Squires Student Center


  • Room 219, Squires Student Center


  • Room 236, Squires Student Center

Community Kick-Off is an event hosted by Virginia Tech’s Cultural and Community Centers at the start of each fall semester. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to connect in identity-based communities. If you are in need of an accommodation, please contact Veronica Montes at 540-231-8584 or email