To be admitted to a degree program, you must submit an application to the program through the Graduate School.
If you are already admitted and working toward a degree from Virginia Tech (either graduate or undergraduate), you must use the HokieSpa to register for all credit courses, eLearning or otherwise.
- Commonwealth Campus -- Please provide a photocopy of your official undergraduate or graduate transcript or diploma. Non-Virginia Tech students must apply as a non-degree/commonwealth campus student in order to take courses.
- Non-Degree -- Please provide your official undergraduate or graduate transcript or diploma.
If you are not interested in obtaining a degree at this time but simply want to take several courses for credit, you can be admitted to Virginia Tech under non-degree status or Commonwealth Campus status.
A qualified student who wishes to enter Virginia Tech to obtain a graduate certificate, without being enrolled in a degree program, may apply for graduate admission through Graduate Certificate status.
To be admitted to a certificate program, you must submit an application to the program through the Graduate School.
For more information on the Virginia Tech Graduate School application process, please visit the Graduate School site.For general questions on the Graduate Admissions process, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions About Graduate School Admissions site.
All admitted students must utilize HokieSpa, the student access gateway, to register for all (virtual or seat-based) credit courses. You must have a Virginia Tech PID (unique Personal Identifier) to register for classes. You should first consult with your graduate advisor (or graduate coordinator) about what classes to take in your first semester. You may register for classes during two windows of time: pre-registration and drop/add period. The dates for these registration periods are posted on the Office of the University Registrar site.
For more information on the registration process, please visit the Office of the University Registrar site .