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Welcome to Global Education

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    Pre-Departure Orientation

    The Global Education Office Pre-Departure Orientation will be held on Tuesday, November 18 in Surge 104C. Check-in will begin at 6PM. All outbound students participating on exchange, third-party, or non-VT programs are required to attend.

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    Meet with a Peer Ambassador

    The Global Education Office will be offering weekly satellite advising at two locations on campus starting on November 6. Stop by to speak with Peer Ambassadors. See here to learn more.

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    Migrate Abroad This Winter

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    Several study abroad opportunties are offered during Winter Session 2014. See here for the list of winter experiences abroad.

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    The World Awaits

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    Virginia Tech's Global Education Office challenges students to engage with the world by providing study abroad opportunities that are academically, culturally, and personally enriching. Find a program that's right for you!

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

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    With the world as your classroom, you will gain a completely new perspective and develop new skills. Click here to find the top 10 reasons why Hokies study abroad.

How will you redefine your classroom?

Learn about the available options by reviewing the presentation below. Follow the steps to schedule your appointment.


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Click here to submit basic advising information.


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Travel Alerts

Read up-to-the-minute travel and security information for U.S. citizens abroad. Go to alerts now. And don’t forget to register with the U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program if you are headed abroad or already overseas. Register now.


University Travel Policy Regarding Countries with CDC Travel Warnings
President Timothy Sands has issued Presidential Policy Memorandum No. 288, effective immediately, that prohibits employees and students on university business from travelling to countries where the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Warning Level 3 Travel Warnings.

Office Closings
Please stay tuned for our office holiday/break closings.

Website Under Construction
Please bear with us as we undergo routine website maintenance. For questions, please contact 540-231-5888 or

Renamed the Global Education Office
Our office, formerly Education Abroad, has been renamed the Global Education Office. The new name becomes official in fall 2014. We appreciate your patience as we transition and update our communications and materials.

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