Virginia Tech's Mission Statement serves as the foundation for all educational programs and services at Virginia Tech, including online (or distance) education programs. Likewise, Virginia Tech's administrative structure is the same for distance education as it is for campus-based education. For more information on administration and university governance, please visit Virginia Tech's Administration page.
Strategic PlanDistance learning is included in Virginia Tech's six-year strategic plan, A Plan for a New Horizon, Envisioning Virginia Tech 2012-2018. The Virginia Tech Information Technology Strategic Plan 2012-2018 and the Information Technology Operational Plan for 2014-2016 include services that directly support distance learning aspects of the university's strategic plan.
Distance Learning PoliciesAll policies for distance learning, unless otherwise noted, are the same as for all university policies relating to faculty, students, courses and programs including:
- General University Policies
- Finance and Business Policies
- Human Resource Policies
- Facilities Policies
- Academic Policies
- Information Technology Policies
- Student Affairs Policies
- Development and University Relations Policies
- Research Policies