August 1, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: “Holistic Application Review: Understanding Application Criteria to Make Better Admissions Decisions”

Deadlines & Dates to Remember
August 17, 2021: GTA Workshop
August 20, 2021: New Student Orientation
(please see Administrative Announcements for details)

Policy Updates

Administrative Announcements
1. GTA Workshop Requirement
2. New Student Orientation and Welcome Events
3. Raising Awareness of the Ombudsperson

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July 16, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Introduction to Graduate Student Career Development
2. Jigsaw Connect: “Holistic Application Review: Understanding Application Criteria to Make Better Admissions Decisions”

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update

Administrative Announcements
1. Opening 2022 Admission Application Terms
2. Late Arrival Arrangements for International Students
3. GTA Workshop Requirement
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July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021
IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: “Creating Belongingness: Effective Ways to Engage with Students”
2. Introduction to Graduate Student Career Development
3. Jigsaw Connect: “Holistic Application Review: Understanding Application Criteria to Make Better Admissions Decisions”

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update

Administrative Announcements
1. Candidacy Status Tuition Reduction Requests Now Accepted
2. GRE Waiver Information Request (Applications for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022)
3. Opening 2022 Admission Application Terms
4. Late Arrival Arrangements for International Students

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June 16, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: “Creating Belongingness: Effective Ways to Engage with Students”

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update

Administrative Announcements
1. Candidacy Status Tuition Reduction Requests Now Accepted
2. GRE Waiver Information Request (Applications for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022)
3. Annual Review of Online Application Supplemental Forms

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June 1, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: Recruitment Strategies with ETS
2. Save the Date: HBCU/MSI Research Summit

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update

Administrative Announcements
1. Annual Review of Online Application Supplemental Forms
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May 16, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Invitation to Informal Farewell Party for Dean Karen DePauw
2. Jigsaw Connect: Recruitment Strategies with ETS

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update
1. New Procedures for Departmental Approval of Graduate Co-op

Administrative Announcements
1. Graduate Admissions Process Survey FINAL REMINDER
2. Inclusion and Diversity Requirement Plans
3. Save the Date: HBCU/MSI Research Summit

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May 1, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Did You Know?

Did you know that Virginia Tech now has a COVID-19 information hotline that is staffed seven days a week? The number is 540-231-7600.

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Diversity Scholars Showcase

Deadlines & Dates to Remember
1. International Admission Application Department Decision Deadline – May 15

Policy Update
1. New Procedures for Departmental Approval of Graduate Co-op

Administrative Announcements
1. Graduate Admissions Processes Survey
2. Inclusion and Diversity Requirement Plans

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April 16, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Did You Know?

Did you know that Virginia Tech now has a COVID-19 information hotline that is staffed seven days a week? The number is 540-231-7600.

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Jigsaw Connect: Financial Wellness for Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff

Deadlines & Dates to Remember
1. International Admission Application Department Decision Deadline – May 15

Policy Update
1. New Procedures for Departmental Approval of Graduate Co-op

Administrative Announcements
1. Graduate Admissions Processes Survey
2. Recent Updates to Funding Guide Websites

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April 1, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Did You Know?

Did you know that Virginia Tech now has a COVID-19 information hotline that is staffed seven days a week? The number is 540-231-7600.

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Spring 2021 Commencement Updates
2. Graduate Program Directors Meeting
2. Uncovering Your Values Seminar
3. Jigsaw Connect: Financial Wellness for Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update

Administrative Announcements
1. 2020-21 Grad School Handbook and Planners Available for Prospective Students
2. Updates from the Board of Visitors Meeting
3. Recent Updates to Funding Guide Websites

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March 16, 2021

IN THIS BULLETIN:

Did You Know?

Did you know that Virginia Tech now has a COVID-19 information hotline that is staffed seven days a week? The number is 540-231-7600.

Meetings, Workshops, & Events
1. Graduate Education Week
2. Virtual Writing Series: How to be a Good Collaborator
3. Jigsaw Connect: Library Services and Support for Graduate Students
4. Uncovering Your Values Seminar
5. Facilitating Entering Mentoring
6. Jigsaw Connect: Financial Wellness for Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff

Deadlines & Dates to Remember

Policy Update
1. Graduate Committee Service Approval Form Process Update
2. Updates on the Diversity & Inclusion and Ethics Requirements

Administrative Announcements
1. Commencement Celebrations Extended Through Kudoboards
2. 2020-21 Grad School Handbook and Planners Available for Prospective Students
3. Graduate School Funded Fellowships
4. Powell Fellowship

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