A Hokie alum works a booth at Capital Pride

Ex Lapide (Latin for “Out of Stone”) is a free Virginia Tech alumni society for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning alumni, and their allies.


  • To build a network of LGBTQIA+ alumni.
  • To promote closer fellowship among LGBTQIA+ alumni, students, and friends of the university.
  • To establish effective relationships between the university and LGBTQIA+ alumni and supporters.
  • To encourage LGBTQIA+ alumni involvement with the university.
  • To represent the needs and interests of LGBTQIA+ alumni and supporters.
  • To assist the university in diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • To help undergraduate and graduate students transition from the academic world to the workplace.

Ex Lapide Survey

The LGBTQIA+ Resource Center, the Ex Lapide Alumni Society, and the Office of Alumni Relations are asking alumni and future alumni to complete our brief LGBTQIA+ engagement survey. Take the survey here. Its purpose is to enhance our programs for LGBTQIA+ alumni. For questions, please contact Latanya R. Walker at latanya@vt.edu or call (540) 231-8970.