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Jump-start Your First Year!

You’ve been accepted to Virginia Tech, and you’re counting the days till you come to Blacksburg. We get it: Now you can jump-start your first year with Summer Academy!

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COVID-19 Update

As Virginia Tech continues "essential operations" and campus safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university will move summer term academic programs, courses, and lab sections to online delivery. Summer Academy and new student orientation sessions will move to an online format. Please visit this page for continued updates.

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Get a solid start with Summer Academy!

Offered Online: July 6 – August 17, 2020

Summer Academy is designed specifically for incoming freshman and transfer students to come and experience campus life six weeks before the rush of fall. This year the program will be completely online, as the COVID-19 crisis has placed our global community at high risk.