Onboarding at Virginia Tech
What’s a Hokie? You are.
We’re glad you’re claiming your role among Virginia Tech’s workforce of more than 13,000 employees that reach every corner of Virginia and, ultimately, the world.
As you get ready to begin your career with us, start here to learn about our university and resources to support you in your new role.
Get to know Virginia Tech
Founded in 1872, Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing students to be leaders and problem-solvers.
As the Commonwealth of Virginia's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers about 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $531 million. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant institution by fostering a collaborative environment that integrates technology into all disciplines, so that the Virginia Tech community can serve as a force for positive change around the commonwealth, the country, and the world.
Our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), emphasizes our commitment to serve individuals and society.
Virginia Tech will be a global leader by inspiring and empowering people to learn, innovate, and serve beyond boundaries.
Inspired by our land-grant identity and guided by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech is an inclusive community of knowledge, discovery, and creativity dedicated to improving the quality of life and the human condition within the Commonwealth of Virginia and throughout the world.
- Discover our commitment to inclusion and diversity.
- Explore how we approach public service and discover Virginia Cooperative Extension, a dynamic organization that stimulates positive personal and social change leading to more productive lives, families, farms, and forests.
- Get to know university leadership.