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Grocery Bingo

Come out to the BreakZONE on April 24 from 6-8p.m. to play grocery bingo and win prizes!




University Student Leadership Awards

Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) is pleased to celebrate the phenomenal contributions Virginia Tech students make across campus and within the greater community through their membership in student organizations (RSOs, UCSOs, USLPs). The purpose of the University Student Leadership Awards is to honor individuals who exemplify excellence in their role as student leaders. The University Student Leadership Awards highlight student organizations that are committed to fulfilling their mission and purpose while embracing the spirit of Ut Prosim.

The 25th Annual Awards Banquet will be held Wednesday April 25, 2018.

Open Office Hours

Visit our staff during weekly office hours to get help with student organizations or GobblerConnect!

  • Chatrice Barnes, Assistant Director for Student Organizations and Leadership Development
    Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Wednesdays: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Located in 325 Squires
  • Heather Corley, G.A. For Student Organizations and Leadership Development
    Mondays: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (The Source)
    Tuesdays: 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (325 Squires)
    Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (The Source) and 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (325 Squires)
  • Gina Tamburro, Associate Director for Engagement
    Tuesdays: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 
    Thursdays: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Located in 225 Squires
  • Tracy Price, Marketing Manager and GobblerConnect Admin
    Thursdays: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    Located in 225 Squires
  • Heather Wagoner, Director
    Mondays: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Located in 225 Squires


Share your thoughts on the Virginia Tech website by attending a focus group on April 26

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to participate in a focus group centered on the pending design and implementation of Virginia Tech’s main web presence, vt.edu. Your feedback is vital to the design process.   

Focus groups will take place throughout the day on Thursday, April 26 in the Squires Student Center. Sessions should last no longer than 45 minutes.

 This study will focus participant feedback on vt.edu’s:

  • Aesthetic
  • Navigation
  • Resourcefulness

More information will be sent to those confirming attendance before the focus group. To express your interest, please complete this form by Tuesday, April 24.

SECL is Hiring!

SECL is hiring!  We are looking for smart, dedicated students to join our team.  Working with SECL allows student employees opportunities to learn customer service, critical thinking, teamwork, organization and planning, and helping a large department to fulfill its mission of creating a vibrant campus culture through engagement and involvement.  Please send all candidates to the SECL Pool on jobs.vt.edu unless otherwise noted.

  • Graduate Life Center (GLC) operations (positions open to graduate students only)
  • Virginia Tech Off-Campus Housing (VTOCH) Summer and Fall positions
  • BreakZONE Summer and Fall positions
  • Production Services (ongoing positions)
  • Chapel Intern (individual post)
  • Student Engagement Ambassadors (individual post)


MANDATORY Annual Student Organization Registration

In order to register for the 2018-2019 academic year your student organization must complete the five steps of registration.

Step One: RSVP for one registration training. Daily trainings start March 19 and end May 3. You must RSVP to save your spot, space is LIMITED! RSVP

Step Two: After you RSVP complete a brief Pre-Attendance Form on GobblerConnect. Please complete this form BEFORE attending a registration session.

Step Three: Arrive on time for the registration training. Registration trainings are approximately one hour long so please plan accordingly. If you arrive AFTER 10 minutes or leave with more than 10 minutes remaining, your attendance will not count towards your organization’s registration.*NO TECHNOLOGY ALLOWED.*

Step Four: Set aside 25 minutes to register your organization on GobblerConnect. Only 2018-2019 incoming leaders or retuning members can submit an organization’s 2018-2019 registration packet. Advisors, graduating students, outgoing leadership, and community members CANNOT submit this information. 

Step Five: You will NOT be automatically approved after submitting your registration packet. Student Engagement and Campus Life (SECL) will contact you via GobblerConnect to let you know if your submission is approved or denied. Be sure to update your GobblerConnect notification settings!

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VT EMS Web App

The VT EMS Web App is now available! If you are an authorized contact for a Student Organization or Department, you can request an account and begin making reservations now!

Please go online to begin making reservations ! 

For questions please contact Event Planning Office at 540-231-5005