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Orientation Families and Guests

Summer Orientation Lodging and Meals Information

Conference and Guest Services is pleased to provide convenient, affordable on-campus housing and dining options for families and guests of students during orientation.

Lodging is only available for the first night of your student's orientation session.

Take advantage of this opportunity to experience dining and lodging on the campus your student is about to call home! The deadline for online registration is 11:59 p.m., Friday, 1 July 2016, or until space is filled. Reservations must be made and paid for in advance. If you have any questions, please email Conference and Guest Services.

Accommodations for families and guests attending orientation is in New Hall West. Each room features a private bathroom, carpeted floors, and climate control. All rooms come with two twin beds, two sheets, two towels, pillow, pillowcase, and washcloth.. 

Students will be staying in West Ambler Johnston Hall. Housing and dining reservations for the students attending Orientation are handled by the New Student and Family Programs office as part of their registration for Orientation.

Breakfast and dinner will be held in D2, our all-you-care-to-eat dining center. All meals offer a variety of options, including low-fat and vegetarian items. Lunch during orientation will be a picnic with boxed meals which is included in your Orientation registration.

Orientation provides a perfect opportunity for you to spend time with your student while experiencing what Virginia Tech has to offer.

Single-Occupancy Room (1 guest): $84.24 

  • Single-occupancy rooms have 1 included meal package.
  • Roommates will not be assigned to single rooms.


Room rates include lodging and meals (dinner on the first day and breakfast on the second day, served at D2 Dining Center). A box lunch is included as part of your Orientation registration. 

Double-Occupancy Room (2 guests): $151.63

  • All rooms have two single beds. 
  • Double-occupancy rooms include 2 meal packages.
Additional Guest Meal Plans may be purchased at the door.


All rates include Virginia sales tax and are in US Dollars.


You do not need to reserve a room or purchase meals for your student. Visit New Student and Family Programs Orientation for more information.


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