Undergraduate Advising

Department of Computer Science academic advising team, from left, Tonisha Montgomery, Leigh Anne Byrd, Jennifer Bradley, Ruth Labbe Hale, and Ryan Underwood.
Department of Computer Science academic advising team, from left, Tonisha Montgomery, Leigh Anne Byrd, Jennifer Bradley, Ruth Labbe Hale, and Ryan Underwood.

Undergraduate Student Services Office

Location: 114 McBryde Hall
Hours: 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm

Phone: (540) 231-6931
Email: csundergrad@cs.vt.edu

Academic Advisors

(CS Majors: A - F)
Ryan Underwood
(540) 231-6931
ryanunderwood@vt.edu

(CS Majors: G - L)
Jennifer Bradley
(540) 231-6931
jsbradley@vt.edu

(CS Majors: M -Se)
Tonisha Montgomery
(540) 231-6931
tonisham@vt.edu

(CS Majors: Sh - Z)
Leigh Anne Byrd
(540) 231-6931
leigha@vt.edu

(CS Minors, Cybersecurity Minors)
Ruth Labbe Hale
(540) 231-6931
ruth2018@vt.edu

Advising Appointments

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.

Forms

Please visit the College of Engineering forms website for forms related to:

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:

For students graduating in 2022 and beyond:

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research opportunities can be found by:

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.

Careers

The Office of Career & Professional Development provides guidance related to:

  • Career path
  • Co-op and internship opportunities
  • Job search
  • Graduate or professional study

Important Dates

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.

Additional Resources

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.