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    DR. Simmons on a bike ride with students
    Summer Academy student rock climbing
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    VTSA Student moving into the dorms
    VTSA students with piglets!
    Students around a campfire with the Hokie Bird

Virginia Tech Summer Academy

VTSA Important Dates:

If you are still interested in applying please contact our office.

June 1:

-2013-2014 FAFSA Form due

July 6 (Sunday):

-Summer Academy Begins
-Housing and Residence Life check-in
-Bookstore opens
-Parent Orientation

Student Success Orientation Summer 2014 Tentative Schedule

July 7 (Monday):

-New Student Orientation
-Summer Academy Mandatory Workshops for freshmen
-Software Pick Up

July 7 (Monday):

-Transfer Academy Mandatory Workshops

July 8 (Tuesday):

-Transfer Student Classes Begin

July 8 (Tuesday):

- Summer Academy Mandatory Workshops for freshmen

July 10 (Thursday):

-Classes begin for freshmen

July 11 (Friday) - July 13 (Sunday):

-Hokie Camp (mandatory)

August 14 (Thursday):

-Classes end for freshmen and transfers

August 15 (Friday):

-Exams begin
-Summer Academy students pick up key for fall residence assignment

The Virginia Tech Summer Academy (VTSA) is designed to ease your transition from high school to college by coupling required course work with opportunities to become familiar with university expectations, to make new friends, and to find your way around campus and the Blacksburg community. Research experts suggest that students who enroll in programs like the VTSA have higher levels of satisfaction in personal adjustment, satisfaction with institutional choice, and a more enriching academic experience than non-participants. Our VTSA alumni have demonstrated exceptional academic success with over 70% earning a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. VTSA combines popular courses, along with peer mentoring and academic networking, to promote a strong foundation to start your academic life at Virginia Tech. The VTSA takes place during Virginia Tech's second summer session (July 6 – August 16) and is only available to first year students (freshmen and transfers).

Summer Academy Application Closed

We are no longer accepting Summer Academy applications. If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please email us at

The VTSA Schedule

Virginia Tech's Summer Academy begins Sunday, July 6th! For a complete schedule, and other related information, please download the following PDF: [Under Construction. Please check back for schedule]

For more information please contact our office directly.

    VTSA Booklet

VTSA Brochure

Want a more in depth look at what the Virginia Tech Summer Academy has to offer? Click the image to the left to view the brochure for the program.

VTSA Alumni

Taylor and Michael are Summer Academy alumni.  Hear their advice on why attending Summer Academy helped them to succeed by clicking the image below:

    VTSA Alumni: Taylor & Michael

VTSA Overview

Listen to students from last year discuss the benefits of the Summer Academy by clicking the linked image below!

    VT Summer Academy Overview