About the Graduate Life Center (GLC)

The Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown (GLC) is a joint endeavor of the Graduate School, Division of Student Affairs, and Student Engagement and Campus Life. Formerly the Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center, the facility is now a graduate student residence hall and a student center specifically tailored for graduate students at Virginia Tech. For inquiries about various events or to reserve one of our meeting rooms please contact the GLC Information Desk at 540-231-6500 or glcinfo@vt.edu.

All Gender Restroom

A single user, all-gender restroom is located on the 1st floor of the Graduate Life Center (hallway entrance near the elevator).  

Who Does What?

Student Engagement and Campus Life

  • Responsible for operational services of the GLC first floor and graduate school offices
  • Staffing:
    • GLC Operations Manager
    • GLC Services Associates
    • GLC Information Associates
    • Custodial Operations Specialists
    • Student Engagement and Campus Life Maintenance Specialist
  • Auditorium, multi-purpose room, and student lounge reservations are made through Event Planning
  • Production Services
  • Security

Division of Student Affairs - GLC residential areas (second, third, and fourth floors)

  • Responsible for residential operations
  • Staffing:
    • Graduate Life Center Complex Director
    • GLC Fellows
    • Facility Services Assistants
    • Maintenance Assistants
  • ABP Kiosk

Graduate School - first floor and graduate school offices

  • Reservations of meeting rooms A, B, C, D, F, and G
    • Made through the GLC Welcome Center staff.
  • Programming

Graduate Life Center (0186)
31H Donaldson Brown
155 Otey St. NW
Phone: 540-231-6500
Fax: 540-231-5430
Contact the GLC

Visit the Graduate School Page

Student Engagement and Campus Life

225 Squires Student Center (0138)
290 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-5431
Fax: 540-231-5430