End-of-year check-out is May 13-15. Students must check out of their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam and no later than noon Thursday, May 15.
Be prepared for heavy congestion and limited parking on Washington Street, Kent Street, Drillfield Drive, and Old Turner Street as students move out of the residence halls.
The following areas will be designated for 30-minute student spaces for checkout:
Faculty and staff are asked to avoid these areas if possible and to park in unaffected areas, such as the Litton-Reaves Lot, Perry Street, and the Prices Fork Lots below Durham Hall.
For more information, visit the Parking and Transportation Office, call 540-231-3200, or download the campus parking map.
Students have several options to find a ride home.
Megabus is a low-cost, daily express bus service from Christiansburg to Washington, D.C., New York, Knoxville, and Atlanta. Book your trip on the Megabus website.
Home Ride of Virginia
Home Ride is a weekend and holiday bus service between Virginia Tech and Northern Virginia, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Richmond, and Hampton. Schedules and booking are available on the Home Ride website.
Smart Way and Smart Way Connector
Smart Way links the New River Valley with Roanoke and Lynchburg, including the airport and Amtrak station. Find schedules on the Smart Way website.
Zimride helps you offer or request rides for commutes, road trips, and popular events. Sign up on the Zimride website.
For additional information, visit the Alternative Transportation Office website or contact Kathryn Zeringue at 540-231-2701.
Update your mailing address in HokieSpa before leaving for summer break or if you are graduating. Resident students also need to check mailboxes and pick up any packages before leaving. For more information, visit Mail Services or call 540-231-4085.
Ytoss is a recycling event run by the YMCA at Virginia Tech.
From May 9-15, students can donate unwanted, gently used items at seven collection points on campus from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. Off-campus students should bring donations to the YMCA Thrift Store at 1000 N. Main St.
Items collected are cleaned, tested, and stored over the summer, then sold to incoming students during move-in to support the YMCA's community outreach programs.
New this year, Ytoss and Virginia Tech's Office of Sustainability will include cap and gown recycling. From May 16-18, collection points will be set up in Squires Student Center, Cassell Coliseum, the Graduate Life Center, and within commencement housing units for graduates to donate their used regalia.
Students who are graduating in the May commencement ceremonies are advised to follow these steps before they leave:
These dining centers will close for the semester on Wednesday, May 14, at these times:
These dining centers will be open for commencement:
Still have library materials checked out? Check those return dates and try to return all items before you leave for the summer.
Staying for commencement? The following parking changes will be implemented on Friday, May 16.
Parking for the general public will be available in the
A Blacksburg Transit shuttle will be available for the graduation ceremony. The shuttle will circulate from the Litton Reaves Parking Lot, the Duck Pond Road Lot (The Cage), and Lane Stadium.
Visit the Virginia Tech Commencement website for more commencement details.