Undergraduate Student Services Office
Location: 1160 Torgersen Hall
Hours: 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm
Phone: (540) 231-6931
(CS Majors: A - F)
(CS Majors: G - L)
(CS Majors: M -Se)
(CS Majors: Sh - Z)
Leigh Anne Byrd
(CS Minors, Cybersecurity Minors)
Ruth Labbe Hale
Academic Advisors meet with students by appointment only. CS Majors should make an appointment using the Student Success Collaborative. Minors should contact Ruth Labbe Hale, for an appointment. Prospective students and others should contact our office for an appointment.
Please complete a plan of study to bring to advising appointments for discussion.
Force Add Requests
Follow our Force Add Procedures to complete our online force add survey. All undergraduate force add requests must be entered online through this survey.
Changing Your Major or Minor
Students wishing to change majors into Computer Science must follow the College of Engineering's process on the Change of Major/Minor page, which also provides information on switching to majors outside the College.
Students wishing to add the CS minor or Cybersecurity minor should refer to the Engineering Minors section of the change of Major/Minor page.
Please visit the College of Engineering forms website for forms related to:
- Approval of transfer courses
- Independent Study/Undergraduate Research
- Exam Change Requests
- Overload Requests
- Course Withdrawal
Plan of Study Worksheets
The following planning worksheets will help you map out your plan of study and discuss options with your advisor:
For students graduating in 2020 or 2021:
- Plan of Study: Computer Science major
- Plan of Study: Secure Computing major
- Plan of Study: Data-Centric Computing major
For students graduating in 2022 and beyond:
Undergraduate research opportunities can be found by:
- Reviewing our faculty research areas and contacting the faculty directly
- Reviewing the VTURCS website
Interested in a Graduate Degree?
The graduate program in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech has a strong interdisciplinary research emphasis with flexible course requirements. We are gaining increasing recognition on the national level as a dynamic graduate program and a major producer of graduates at the PhD and Master's levels. Read more information for prospective graduate students.
The Office of Career & Professional Development provides guidance related to:
- Career path
- Co-op and internship opportunities
- Job search
- Graduate or professional study
Refer to the Registrar's timetable calendar for the current semester for important dates and deadlines related to course request, course add/drop, course withdrawal, and more.
Visit the Department of Engineering Education's Resources & Help page for additional information and links regarding academic support, academic success, tutoring, computer services, dining, and more.
Schedule a Visit
To learn more about visiting campus or attending an information session, read our information for prospective students.