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Did You Know?
Did you know that the university is offering COVID tests to students who plan to travel outside Blacksburg during the Thanksgiving break? Testing will be available Nov 14-24, and students must register by Oct 26 if they wish to be tested. The test is free, but anyone who fails to cancel a scheduled test within 48 hours will be charged $100 on their student account.
Did you know that the Graduate School has a https://graduateschool.vt.edu/student-life/student-services/spouses-partners-and-children.html?
Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: Recognizing and Supporting Students in Distress
2. From HBSU to PWI: How to Leverage Lessons Learned from My Previous Institution
3. Virtual 2020 HBCU/MSI Research Summit: October 29-30
Deadlines & Dates to Remember
- Nominations for Graduate Alumni Achievement Award due today, October 16, 2020
- Wed course request for spring 2021 open October 20-27
- Doctoral students’ last day to defend if participating in fall commencement is October 30
- Little Hokie Hand-me-down donations accepted October 11-November 6
Policy and Procedure Updates
1. Changes to GTA Workshop Registration and Enforcement of Enrollment Requirement
2. Financial Support Documentation for International Students with Deferred Admission to Spring 2021
3. TOEFL and GRE Testing Updates
1. Slack Site for Discussions about Graduate Education at VT
2. Accepting Nominations for Graduate Alumni Achievement Award – deadline today
3. 7th Annual Little Hokie Hand-me-down Donations Sought
4. 2021 IBM PhD Fellowship Award Program Nominations
5. Post-Thanksgiving Updates
6. Edward Bouchet Honor Society Nomination Period Open
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