11:00 AM

VT faculty and staff depart Blacksburg for Dulles International Airport IAD via VT bus to pick up students

3:55 PM

Students arrive at IAD via Flight LH0418 

6:00 PM (estimated)

Students, faculty, and staff depart IAD for Virginia Tech via VT bus

8:00 PM (estimated)

Stop and pick up pizza for dinner on the bus 

Midnight (estimated)

Students arrive at Virginia Tech and check in to rooms

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Orientation and Campus Tour (walking)

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-3:30 PM

Tour of Blacksburg (walking and using Blacksburg Transit), to include shopping

3:30-5:00 PM

FREE TIME

5:00 PM-until

Welcome Dinner @ Nellie's Cave Park, Blacksburg, VA 

 

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

One-on-one meetings and lab tours with assigned Undergraduate Research Symposium student partner

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-5:00 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Hiking at Cascades Falls

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

4:30-7:00 PM

Blacksburg Farmer’s Market on your own 

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-1:00 PM 

Undergraduate Research Symposium at Goodwin Hall (to include lunch) 

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)

12:00-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-3:30 PM

FREE TIME

3:30 PM-until

Extra-curricular activity:  Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store, with 5:00-6:00 PM presentation about the music of the Blue Ridge Plateau, the history of the Floyd Country Store, and a short dance lesson before the music starts; dinner on your own (travel from Blacksburg to Floyd - 45 minute drive)

 

 

 

FREE DAY

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

 

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-8:00 PM

(including travel time)

Extra-curricular activity: Hiking McAfee Knob, including lunch, followed by dinner at The Homeplace Restaurant in Catawba (travel from Blacksburg to McAffee Knob – 1 hour)

8:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC), (includes lunch)

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

6:00-9:00 PM

Extra-Curricular Activity: Pizza, cosmic bowling, and more at VT’s BreakZONE and EndZONE (Includes 8 bowling lanes with unlimited games, 16 regular pool tables, 1 snooker table, 4 table tennis tables, bumper pool table, dart boards, and EndZONE with 9 flat screen TV’s, and numerous gaming systems)

9:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview of 3D printing with integrated lab tour at Design, Research, and Education for Additive Materials (DREAMS) Laboratory

(Scientific and Technical Writing course will NOT meet today)

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

4:30-7:00 PM

Blacksburg Farmer’s Market on your own 

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

TBD

CUBE Fest

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview and Tour of Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) (includes lunch)

4:00 PM-until

Enjoy the 37th Annual Steppin’ Out (Blacksburg’s Annual Street Festival)

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Tubing on the New River, including lunch

TBD

CUBE Fest or Enjoy the 37th Annual Steppin’ Out (Blacksburg’s Annual Street Festival) or FREE TIME

 

 

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Brunch at Professor Raun’s house

1:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Co-curricular site visitVirginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall 

5:00 PM-until

Extra-curricular activity: Tour of Glade Road Growing and Rising Silo Brewery with dinner at Tabula Rasa

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview of Biocomplexity Institute with integrated lab

(Scientific and Technical Writing course will NOT meet today)

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

4:30 PM-until

Blacksburg Farmer’s Market on your own (Wednesdays, 2:00-7:00 PM)

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Scientific and Technical Writing course with Instructor from the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course with Professor Raun and Professor Kroehler

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

7:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

FREE DAY

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

11:30-1:30 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

6:00 PM-until

SPECIAL DINNER and event for final night in Blacksburg

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00 AM

Depart Blacksburg for IAD

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Lunch at Mrs. Rowe’s Restaurant (or Edelweiss German Restaurant) in Staunton, VA

3:00 PM

Arrive at IAD for departure via Flight LH0419 at 6:05 PM