Often you are referred to a “college” or “academic” dean for approval of a process or exception to policy. Find your college below for appropriate contact information. If you are a graduate student, you should contact the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies as noted below.

Academic Deans


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Susan Sumner, Associate Dean
1060 Litton Reaves Hall (0334)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-6503

College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Kathryn Clarke Albright , Associate Dean for Academic Affairs  and Professor of Architecture
202 Cowgill Hall (0205)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-0795

Pamplin College of Business

Candice E. Clemenz, Associate Dean
1046 Pamplin Hall (0209)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-6602

College of Engineering

Bevlee A. Watford, Associate Dean
212 Hancock Hall (0275)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-3244

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Dan Thorp, Associate Dean
238 Wallace Hall (0426)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-6770

College of Natural Resources and Environment

A.L. Hammet III, Interim Associate Dean
228 Cheatham Hall (0324)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-5148

College of Science

Gary Long, Associate Dean
North End Center, Suite 4300 (0405)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-7575

University Studies

Kimberly Smith, Director
117 Femoyer Hall (0154)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-8440


Deans of the Graduate School

Rosemary Blieszner, Associate Dean
Muhammad Hajj, Associate Dean
Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown (0325)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-8636

Contact Information

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