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Outreach and International Affairs

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Serving Virginia, Engaging the World

We share the best of Virginia Tech by working alongside communities across the commonwealth and around the world.

Office of Engagement

Fostering community engagement, providing professional development, and building collaborations to enrich discovery and learning and improve the human condition.

Office of International Affairs

Guiding Virginia Tech’s global presence and supporting students and faculty members as they explore, learn, and engage with other cultures.


Our Mission

Outreach and International Affairs fulfills the university’s global land-grant mission by building cross-sectoral partnerships, providing professional development programs, developing community engagement initiatives, and promoting diverse collaborations to enrich research and discovery and student learning. Our goal is to engage Virginia Tech’s faculty, staff, and students to improve the quality of life for peoples across the commonwealth and throughout the world by addressing complex societal challenges.