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Schedule

Schedule updates and additional details are being added regularly, so check back for more information!

Registration includes access to all scheduled events, including tours and sessions, plus meals, happy hours, and drinks... you can even workout at McComas for free! When you sign up, the weekend is all inclusive. We’ll handle the fun, food, and more.

Wednesday, June 8

Thursday, June 9

  • All day: Cornerstone Alumni Programming (classes of 1971 and earlier) including evening banquet
  • All day: Shuttle services available for Cornerstone Alumni at the Holtzman Alumni Center
  • Special programming for the Class of 1971
  • 3:30-6 p.m.: Virginia Tech Challenge Course - Don’t forget to add a challenge to your Hokie reunion experience! Make your way through a maze of obstacles leading to a zipline 40 feet above the ground. Our facilitators can provide tips and tricks to making it through the course or add extra challenges. All comfort levels welcome. (Fees for course apply)
  • 1-3 p.m.: Hokie Hike- Venture Out- Pandapas Pond Meet fellow Hokies who enjoy the outdoors and say hello to the Blue Ridge Mountains again on this group hike. During the trip, we will take in the scenery, walk along a gentle path, listen to the sounds of nature, learn about local plants and wildlife from student staff, and discuss how to care for the environment. Transportation and instruction are included. This trip will meet at the Venture Out Center at 1 p.m. and return by 3 p.m. $10 per person, 4 participant minimum, 12 participant maximum.

Special Admissions Session and Tours

  • 2-5 p.m.: Moss Arts Center Gallery Open House
  • 2:15-3:15 p.m.: A Taste of the Past: Doing Food History at Virginia Tech with Dr. Anna Zeide
  • 3-5 p.m.: Virginia Tech Kentland Farms and Dairy Facilities
  • 3-5 p.m.: Global Business and Analytics Complex information session
  • 8 a.m.-8 p.m.: Newman Library Sesquicentennial Exhibit (open Wednesday-Friday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon-8 p.m.)
  • Breakzone available for free for all attendees

Friday, June 10

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.: Continental breakfast available at the Holtzman Alumni Center
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.: Health Science and Technology Campus with Michael Friedlander and Dean Lee Learman
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.: Center for Packaging and Unit Load Design
  • 9:30-10:15 a.m.: Ware Lab Open House
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Drop-in Exploration: History of Virginia Tech Campus, hosted by Victoria Ferguson, Program Director for Solitude
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m.: Open House: The Market of Virginia Tech
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Bio Walk around the Duckpond
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.: StREAM lab — Featuring Cully Hession ’84, ’88 from the Department of Biological Systems Engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Holden Hall Renovations and Expansion
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Innovation Campus and Link + License + Launch with Associate Vice President for Innovation and Partnerships, Brandy Salmon
  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch at on-campus dining hall
  • 12:45-1:30 p.m.: Student Life: Then and Now
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m.: Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Tour
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m.: Data and Decision Sciences Building; Global Business and Analytics Complex "Hardhat" Tour
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m.: Past, Present, and Future: Black Community at Virginia Tech
  • 1:45-2:30 p.m.: Campus Walking Tour
  • 1:45-5:45 p.m.: Museum of Geosciences Open House
  • 3-4:30 p.m.: College of Science kids' summer camp activities
  • 3-5 p.m.: Bring your family to dissect an owl pellet with Kevin Hamed of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m.: Human-Centered AI for Research: Creating Connections Across Disciplines with associate professor Kurt Luther
  • Breakzone available for free for all attendees
  • 3-6 p.m.: Taste of Virginia food, wine, and beer festival — featuring food and drink from across the commonwealth with special guests from athletics
  • 7-10 p.m.: Class of 1972 50th Reunion Banquet
  • 7-11:30 p.m.: Downtown takeover - enjoy some of Blacksburg's hit watering holes with included appetizers. Happy Hour kickoff in upper quad with the Corps of Cadets
  • 7:30 p.m.: Moss Arts Center Special Performance featuring the Grammy Award-winning band, Ranky Tanky. Discounted tickets available for reunion attendees

Saturday, June 11

  • 9-9:45 a.m.: Women in Business roundtable
  • 9-10:45 a.m.: Special Collections and University Archives Open House
  • 10-10:45 a.m.: Corps of Cadets Upper Quad Tour
  • 10-10:45 a.m.: Women in Medicine and Science panel
  • 10-10:45 a.m.: Moss Arts Center Multimedia Center Tour
  • 11-11:45 a.m.: Town hall with President Sands
  • noon-1:45 p.m.: Lunch with your college
  • 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.: Behind the Scenes Tours with Athletics
  • 2-2:45 p.m.: Experiential Learning in the Studios of Newman Library
  • 2-3 p.m.: Breakzone available for free for all attendees
  • 2-4 p.m.: Frith First-Year Makers Community Open House
  • 3-4:30 p.m.: The Changing Face of On-Campus Housing: Living-Learning Programs
  • 3-3:45 p.m.: Adult Day Services Tour
  • New Virginian's Experience (invitation only)
  • 3-5 p.m.: Kids' Carnival hosted by Rec Sports – Bringing your Little Hokies to Reunion Weekend… Make sure to stop by the Kid’s Carnival and play some fun interactive games for ages 3-16.
  • 4-6 p.m.: Class happy hours
  • 5-7 p.m.: Student project showcase
  • 6:30-11:30 p.m.: Party and dinner on the Drillfield with band, fireworks, and special guests from athletics - featuring Night Years

Sunday, June 12