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Summer Academic Advising and Course Registration

Welcome to Summer Academic Advising and Course Registration for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences! Please click on your major below for further instruction regarding your academic advising.

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Majors: Agribusiness, Community Economic Development, Environmental Economics Management and Policy, Food & Health Systems Economics,  and International Trade and Development

Welcome to the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics! We look forward to working with you as you begin your journey at Virginia Tech! In order to ensure you are ready for your summer orientation, please see the information below: 

1. You will receive an email from me, Katie White, your academic advisor, in early June to fill out a pre-orientation advising survey and instructions on how to schedule your orientation advising appointment.

2. Advising appointments will be virtual over Zoom - each advising session will be an individual appointment with me, Katie White. Your appointment will be approximately 45 minutes and we will finalize your fall classes during this appointment.

3. Please make sure you are checking your VT email daily for updates. If you have any questions, please email me, Katie White, at katiewhite@vt.edu.

I look forward to meeting you this summer!

Katie White
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
katiewhite@vt.edu

Advising Appointment Dates: June 21-24, June 27-30, and July 11-15

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Welcome to the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education! We look forward to working with you as you begin your journey at Virginia Tech! In order to ensure you are ready for your summer orientation, please see the information below:

1. You will receive an email from me, Ginger Dempsey, your Academic Advisor, in early June to fill out a pre-orientation advising survey and instructions on how to schedule your orientation advising appointment.

2. Advising appointments will be virtual over Zoom - each advising session will be an individual appointment with me or Dr. Westfall-Rudd, our Driector of Undergraduate Programs. Your appointment will be approximately 45 minutes and we will finalize your fall classes during this time.

3. Please make sure you are checking your VT email daily for updates. If you have any questions, please email me, Ginger Dempsey, at gbdempsey@vt.edu or Dr. Westfall-Rudd at mooredm@vt.edu.

We look forward to meeting you this summer!

Ginger Dempsey

Advising Appointment Dates: June 21-24 and July 11-15

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Welcome to Animal and Poultry Sciences! We are excited to have you join our major and look forward to meeting you in person this fall. In the meantime, we invite you to attend one of our virtual Welcome Sessions (https://forms.gle/JFFDML3SbbtKhGBN6) to learn more about our program, course registration, and what to expect this fall. Families are welcome! One session is May 31 at 7 pm EDT and the other is June 8 at noon EDT.

To help us advise you during course registration, you will be receiving a pre-advising survey and additional instructions via your VT email address so be sure to watch for emails from apsc@vt.edu.

If you need to get in touch with us prior to your advising appointment, please send an email to apsc@vt.edu.

All the best for a wonderful summer!

Dr. Cindy Wood
Co-Director

Dr. Dan Eversole
Co-Director

Advising Appointment Dates: June 27-30, July 6-8, and July 11-13

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Welcome to the Biochemistry major! We are excited you are joining our program and look forward to meeting with you this summer. Here is what to expect:

1. You will receive an email from us in early June to fill out a pre-summer advising survey and to make an advising appointment (please fill out the survey a week before your appointment).

2. Advising appointments will be over Zoom - at the beginning you will be with a group of incoming students to go over information about your major and ask general questions. Then you will meet individually with one of our advisors to go over your fall schedule and answer any specific questions.

3. After your advising meeting, you will receive a satisfaction survey.

4. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

See you this summer!

Amy Rasor (arasor@vt.edu) and Jen Stewart (jen2@vt.edu)
Biochemistry Academic and Student Support Advisors

Advising Appointment Dates: June 14-July 14

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Welcome to the Dairy Science family, the best path to your future! We look forward to helping you plan your class schedule and your path at Virginia Tech. Your advisor will contact you via email to schedule your first advising appointment. Check your VT email daily for updates, and email Kathy Duncan (kathytd@vt.edu) with any questions.

Advising Appointment Dates: June 13- July 15

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Welcome to Exploring Life Sciences! Our program is designed for students who know they have an interest in the life sciences but haven’t quite identified that perfect-fit major. The Exploring Life Sciences program is a great first step to explore majors within agriculture and life sciences or other areas of studies. I will be your advisor for the program and look forward to working with you to offer guidance tailored to your individual goals.

So that I may best assist you during your one-on-one orientation advising session, please complete and submit the following survey: Exploring Life Sciences First Year Survey   

Once I receive your survey, you will receive a link via your Virginia Tech email address with instructions on signing up for an advising appointment. You will have an opportunity then to choose a date from my advising blocks.

I am excited to welcome you to the program and look forward to working with you!

Dr. Herbert "Bruce" Bruce
brucehr@vt.edu

Advising Appointment Dates: June 13- 30

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Welcome to Food Science and Technology!

STEP 1: Incoming Student Survey Incoming Student Survey (link to https://forms.gle/P38M2QJhdc4WBrZ86) Need to log into Google using your VT email address and PW to access the form AP/IB Scores & Dual Enrollment Credit

STEP 2: View FST Student Site (link to https://sites.google.com/vt.edu/fststudentsite/home) Must be logged into your VT Google Account to view

STEP 3: Select an option for your major (you may change it later) See FST student flyer.pdf (linked below)

STEP 4: Make an appointment with Herbert Bruce and select 2 consecutive hours Appointments are through Navigate (appointments will be available starting June 1) and select Make an Appointment

Advising Appointment Dates: June 13- 30

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  1. Accept invitation to Canvas: HNFE Advising site and review the Orientation information. 
  2. Schedule your orientation advising appointment. Your advisory will contact you via your VT email to schedule your orientation advising appointment.
  3. Check your VT email daily!

 

Advising Appointment Dates: June 23- July 21

Majors: Environmental Restoration, Environmental Science, Crop and Soil Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, Integrated Agriculture Technologies, Landscape Design and Turfgrass Science, and Plant Science

Welcome to the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences! We look forward to working with you as you begin your journey at Virginia Tech.

  1. Check your VT email!   You will be receiving an email in early June from Karen Drake-Whitney, the SPES Undergraduate Student Coordinator with information and directions about academic advising.
  2. Accept your invitation to Canvas: SPES Summer 2022 Academic Advising site.  Review the orientation information and complete the pre-advising session questions. You will then find directions in Canvas on how to schedule an appointment with your advisor.
  3. Advising appointments will be virtual over Zoom.  Each advising session will be an individual appointment and we will finalize your fall classes during this appointment.

If you have any questions, please email Karen Drake-Whitney, at kdrake@vt.edu

We look forward to meeting with you this summer! 

Advising Appointment Dates: June 13- July 21

Details coming soon!

Welcome to the Agricultural Technology family! We look forward to working with you over the next two years as you prepare to be a leader in your field! Your schedule will be created for you and  more information will be provided during our online academic advising sessions in June. Check  your VT email for updates. Email Stephanie Slocum (agtech@vt.edu) with any questions.

Advising Appointment Dates: Sessions will be online using Zoom. (Choose one of the options)

  • Wednesday, June 15, 10-12
  • Wednesday, June 29, 10-12