• Students must earn a minimum of 25% of their degree requirements at Virginia Tech.
  • No more than 50% of a student’s graduation requirements can be transferred from a two-year institution.
  • Of the last 45 semester hours before graduation, a maximum of 18 semester hours may be transfer hours. (27 of the last 45 hours must be taken at Virginia Tech.)
  • Students will not receive credit toward the minimum hours required for graduation for courses that are considered duplicates of courses previously passed.
  • Students must have a minimum overall and in-major GPA of 2.00 to graduate. (Some departments may require a higher GPA for graduation in their degree program.)
  • Distinction – students must have completed at least 30 credit hours at Virginia Tech and earn an overall GPA of 3.40 or above to qualify for Distinction.
    • GPA of 3.40 - 3.59 earn Cum Laude
    • GPA of 3.60 - 3.79 earn Magna Cum Laude
    • GPA of 3.80 - 4.00 earn Summa Cum Laude
    *(Note that GPA's are not rounded up.)

Contact Information

Our office is located in Student Services Building, Suite 250. Our business hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays.

Office of the University Registrar (MC 0134)
Student Services Building, Suite 250, Virginia Tech
800 Washington St., SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: (540) 231-6252

Email: registrar@vt.edu


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