The principles seen below are guiding our decisions as we prepare for a fall semester that is as close as possible to the traditional Virginia Tech experience.
We affirm our highest priority is the safety, health, and well-being of our community, and we are committed to science and the recommended public health practices as we transition to an on-campus learning and research environment.
We remain committed to our tripartite teaching, research, and outreach mission and its transformational impacts on the intellectual development of students and the economic vitality of the communities that we serve.
We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and reaffirm the Principles of Community and InclusiveVT, our individual and collective commitment to Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence.
We will be guided by the values and aspirations expressed in our strategic plan, “The Virginia Tech Difference – Advancing Beyond Boundaries.”
We acknowledge the value of the Virginia Tech student experience.
We will continue to rely on internal and external input from a wide array of stakeholders to guide our holistic, principles-based approach to the fall semester.
We pledge to communicate in a transparent, authentic, and timely manner so that all of Virginia Tech’s stakeholders can make informed decisions as we meet the challenges ahead.
We will make informed, data-driven decisions and operate within our resource capacity.
We will be flexible and prepared with resiliency and a sense of service that permeates the Hokie Nation.