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Federal and State Income Tax Assistance

If you were an F or J visa holder during any portion of year 2014, you are required to submit paperwork for tax purposes. If you earned income in 2014, you may be required to submit a Federal and Virginia State Tax Return. To see if you are required to file a return, or to request access to Windstar Tax Resource, or to request form 8843, please use the appropriate link. 

Understanding the International Student Experience
Tuesday, March 3, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Cranwell Community Room, 1025 Harper Hall

International students face many challenges in their quest to study in the United States. This session will help to foster a deeper appreciation of the realities of being an international student at Virginia Tech. Learn and explore ways in which you can better advocate and support this underrepresented group through empathetic cross-cultural communication and understanding. Register.

Do you want to be academically successful?

    Cranwell Transitions

The Cranwell International Center is offering an 11-week transitions course that can help. For more information and to register.

The transitions course is available for all undergraduate international students and addresses culture, language, and academic shock through a series of workshops.

Students will learn how to organize their time, write effective papers, improve test-taking skills, and about campus  and community resources.

Transitions provides a regular opportunity to meet with other international students in an engaging environment to focus on reducing stress, increasing academic success, and enhancing campus life.

Hours of Operation

The Cranwell International Center is open Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Walk-in Immigration Advising Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, Friday 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Crime Alert: Phone scam targeting Virginia Tech students

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Contact Information

Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall
240 West Campus Drive
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-6527
Fax: 540-231-3808