National Capital Region | Virginia Tech

Student Information

The National Capital Region Graduate Student Services Office (GSSO), located at the Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church, is a satellite office of the Graduate School on the main campus in Blacksburg and handles academic and administrative matters, such as Graduate Education Week, student workshops, student medical insurance, in-state or out-of-state classification, and changing departments or graduate programs in the National Capital Region.

The Graduate School serves as a coordinating and governing body to all the Virginia Tech graduate programs and their students. Policies and procedures offer guidelines on progressing through an academic program. These regulations and other policy information are available online in related links on the right-hand side of this page. For further information, contact the GSSO at:

Virginia Tech, Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Road, Suite 200
Graduate Student Services Office
Falls Church, VA 22043
Ph:(703) 538-8327, Fx: (703) 538-8320

Application, Re-Admission & Department Decision Deadlines

The following application and decision deadlines have been established for the upcoming entry terms:

Deadlines Fall* Spring Summer I Summer II
Application July 1 December 1 April 15 June 1
Dept Decision July 15 December 15 May 1 June 15
International April 1 September 1 January 1 February 1
Dept Decision May 15 October 15 February 15 March 15

Note: Decision deadlines are suggested by the Graduate School and may not be the final timeframe in which academic departments are able to complete their recommendations for admission

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