Features and Highlights

Check out the information below for information and tips on how to best navigate the site. 

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Two icons are located in the top right corner of the homepage.

  • The 9 square “Waffle” icon leads you to explore the wide variety of organizations, events, and activities at Virginia Tech.
  • The circle icon with your initial or uploaded image in it, allows you access your personal involvement content.

Top Bar Navigation

  • Events
    • Want to find out what is happening on campus? Now it is easier than ever before.
    • You can explore upcoming events by date, theme, category, or perks. So remember to include these filters when you submit your event.
    • This is our central place to find out what organizations are doing on campus.
  • Organizations
    •  Want to find a new organization to join? Interested in seeing what opportunities are out there? Start at our “Organizations” Tab.
    • Search by keyword, phrase, or category to find an organization.
  • News
    • Find out what is happening on campus and within student organizations by checking out the exciting News Articles.
    • Any organization can write and submit a News Article. It is a great way to share what is happening within your organization.

The Explore page is the new home page. It is designed to be a discovery oriented experience. Here you can search for events, organizations to join, and articles posted by fellow Hokies. You can also begin the process of creating a new Registered Student Organization or register a current organization for the upcoming academic year.

  • My Memberships: From here you can access all of the organizations you are a part of. Feel free to click on any organization and you’ll be directed to their page.
  • Upcoming Events: You can explore upcoming events by date, theme, category, or perks. So remember to include these filters when you submit your event!
  • Latest News: Be sure to check out recent News Articles about exciting opportunities and ways to get engaged.
  • Campus Links: Links to important campus sites can now be found at the bottom of the page such as event and student organizations policies, Budget Board Request forms, business profile, and Gobblerfest information. 

The Manage button will take you to the Action Center where you can view details of all of the organizations you are involved in. You can access this page by clicking on the "Waffle" button in the top right hand corner.  Here is where you will manage your organization's content and review any submissions. 

Managing Your Organizations

  • Once on your organization page, you will see a menu icon appear in the top left corner of the page next to the organization’s name.
  • This vertical slide menu allows you to manage organization information, submit requests, and register your organization for the academic year and more.
    • Vertical slide menus were created to enhance navigation, separate individual tasks from organizational tasks, and allow the site to be mobile friendly.
  • This menu used to appear across the top of the organization's page.

GobblerConnect FAQs

  1. Have the primary contact go to gobblerconnect.vt.edu
  2. The primary contact will need to sign in with their PID
  3. Select the Waffle
  4. Select Manage "Action Center"
  5. Under My Memberships find your organization
  6. Select the three small lines (top left hand corner), this is the manage organization menu
  7. Select Roster
  8. Select the blue pencil
  9. Search for the new primary contact name
  10. Then click SELECT
  1. Log into gobblerconnect.vt.edu
  2. Select the Waffle
  3. Select Manage "Action Center"
  4. Under My Memberships find your organization
  5. Select the three small lines (top left hand corner), this is the manage organization menu
  6. Select Roster
  7. From here you can do multiple things
    1. Select Manage Positions
      • You can create you own positions, giving that position specific access
    2. Select Invite People to add more people to you roster (using email address)
      • You will then be able to invite the person and tag them with the appropriate position.
      • This send the person an email, requesting that the join the organization
    3. Select Prospective to approve members
    4. Select Messaging to send relay messages to people on your roster
  1. Log into gobblerconnect.vt.edu
  2. Select the Waffle
  3. Select Manage "Action Center"
  4. Under My Memberships find your organization
  5. Select the three small lines (top left hand corner), this is the manage organization menu
  6. Select Events
  7. Select the blue button +CREATE EVENT
  8. Fill out the form
    1. Enter TItle
    2. Enter Theme
    3. Enter Description
    4. Start Date, Time
    5. End Date, Time
    6. Location
    7. +Add Another date: you can use this feature if your event is a recuring event
    8. Event Details
      1. Show to
      2. Who can RSVP
    9. Select the blue NEXT button
    10. Upload an image. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. Add a beautiful image that will draw positive attention to your event.
      • When you upload an image your information will go on digital signs across campus for FREE!
      • If you do not add an image your event will NOT go on the digital signs.
    11. Select the blue NEXT button
    12. Select the SUBMIT button
      • Once you have submitted your event, our Event Planning Office will approve the event.
  1. Log into gobblerconnect.vt.edu
  2. Select the Waffle
  3. Select Manage "Action Center"
  4. Under My Memberships find your organization
  5. Select the three small lines (top left hand corner), this is the manage organization menu
  6. Select News
  7. Select the blue button +CREATE ARTICLE
  8. Enter a title, summary, body, headline image, and select the appropriate permissions
  9. Select the blue SAVE button

Information coming soon.

Information coming soon.

Have a question? Need assistance with GobblerConnect? Email gobblerconnect@vt.edu