11:00 AM

VT faculty and staff depart Blacksburg for Dulles International Airport IAD via VT bus to pick up students

 

4:00 PM

Students arrive at IAD and transport to Blacksburg via chartered bus

 

~10PM

Students arrive at Virginia Tech and check in to rooms

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Orientation and Campus Tour (walking)

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-3:30 PM

Tour of Blacksburg- Meet at the Lyric Theatre at 1:30 PM

3:30-5:30 PM

FREE TIME

5:30 PM-until

Welcome Event with Pizza, cosmic bowling, and more @ VT’s BreakZONE and EndZONE. Meet at 5:15 PM outside of West Ambler Johnston Hall for transportation or guided walking to Squires Student Center (Dependent on rain).

 

 

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Tour of Kentland Farm

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-5:00 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Hiking at Cascade Falls. Meet at 1:15 PM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall for transportation.

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

 

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL Course. Torgersen 3310 Classroom

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101.

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL Course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

4:30-until

 Blacksburg Farmers Market on your own (Wednesdays, 2:00-7:00 PM). Blacksburg Farmers Market & Market Square Park

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00 AM-1:00 PM 

2018 Summer Undergraduate Reserach Symposium (including lunch). Meet at 8:45 outside of Goodwin Hall. 

(NOTE: This walk may take 20-30 minutes, so plan accordingly).

  (Developing Written Voice ESL Course will NOT meet today)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101.  

5:00-6:30 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Tour of VT Athletics Facilities (including the 65,000+ seat) Lane Stadium/Worsham Field). Meet at 5:00 PM outside the Merryman Athletic Facility.

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Dinner in South End Zone (West Club) in Lane Stadium

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT). Meet at 8:45 AM outside of Moss Arts Center.

(NOTE: This walk may take 10-20 minutes, so plan accordingly.)

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-5:30 PM

FREE TIME

5:30-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

 

FREE DAY

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

6:05 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Minor League Baseball (MLB) game, Salem Red Sox vs. Winston-Salem Dash (including dinner). Meet at 4:45 PM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall for transportation to Haley Toyota Field in Salem, VA. 

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(including travel time)

Extra-curricular activity: Hiking McAfee Knob, followed by lunch at The Homeplace Restaurant in Catawba (travel from Blacksburg to McAffee Knob – 1 hour

Meet at 7:45 AM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall for transportation.

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC)

Meet at 8:30 AM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall

12:00 PM -1:00 PM

VTCRC Debrief/Wrap-Up and Lunch at the VTCRC

1:00- 5:00 PM FREE TIME

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL Course. Torgersen 3310 Classroom.

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-12:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview of the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs

(Developing Written Voice ESL course will NOT meet today)

Meet at 8:30 AM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall to walk together to the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs in the Pamplin College of Business.

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101

4:30 PM-until

Blacksburg Farmer’s Market on your own. (Wednesdays, 2:00-7:00 PM)

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL course. Torgersen 3310 Classroom

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

7:30-9:30PM

Extra-curricular activity: Dessert and bonfire at Director Clubb's house.

Meet at 7:00 PM outside of Cranwell International Center for transportation.

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), part of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS), including lunch.

Meet at 9:30 AM outside of Cranwell International Center for transportation.

4:00 PM-until

Enjoy the 38th Annual Steppin’ Out (Blacksburg’s Annual Street Festival). Enjoy dinner at the festival in Downtown Blacksburg.

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

11:00 AM-3:00 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Tubing on the New River, including lunch

TBD

Enjoy the 37th Annual Steppin’ Out (Blacksburg’s Annual Street Festival) 

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Brunch at Professor Raun’s house.

Meet at 10:30 AM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall

1:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL course. Torgersen 3310 Classroom.

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM  Communicating Science course. Theater 101

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Communicating Science course: TED Talks

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

 

 

5:30 AM- 8:00 PM

6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

War Memorial recreational facility open

McComas Hall recreational facility open

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL course. Torgersen 3310 Classroom

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall (or on your own)

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course. Theater 101

6:00-8:00 PM

Farewell Dinner and Challenge Coin Ceremony at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Meet at 5:45 PM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall.

 

 

5:00-5:30 AM
Virginia Tech Conference and Guest Services in New Hall West

6:00 AM

Depart via chartered bus from Blacksburg to Washington, DC

Meet at 5:30 AM outside of Cranwell International Center at Harper Hall.

11:00 AM

Arrive in DC, check in to The Embassy Row Hotel (if available for early check-in; otherwise, just leave luggage with front desk)

12:00 PM-until

Explore Washington, DC on your own (lunch and dinner on your own)

 

 

ALL DAY FREE 

Explore Washington, DC on your own

7:00 PM-until

Drinks, food and fellowship at the hotel's Rooftop Bar and Pool

 

 

Time TBD

Depart from hotel to IAD via Super Shuttle

 

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