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

 

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

3:30-5:30 PM

FREE TIME

5:00 PM-until

Welcome Cookout at Blacksburg Municipal Park

 

 

 

 

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 Cascade 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

Developing Written Voice ESL Course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course

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

Developing Written Voice ESL Course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

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 (to include lunch) 

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

5:00-6:30 PM

Extra-curricular activity: Tour of VT Athletics Facilities (including the 65,000 + seat Lane Stadium/Worsham Field)

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Dinner in Lane Stadium

 

 

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-5:30 PM

SPECIAL EVENT:  Reception at Virginia Tech President Timothy Sands' house

5:30-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

 

 

 

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

Time TBD

Extra-curricular activity: Minor League Baseball (MLB) game, Salem Red Sox vs. Winston-Salem Dash (including dinner)

 

 

 

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-12:00 PM

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

12:00 PM -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 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Developing Written Voice ESL Course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

5:00-8:00 PM

Extra-Curricular Activity: Pizza, cosmic bowling, and more at VT’s BreakZONE and EndZONE

9:00 PM-until

FREE TIME

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-12:00 PM

Co-curricular site visit: Overview of the Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE)

(Developing Written Voice ESL 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 

4:30-until

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

Developing Written Voice ESL course 

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

5:00-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

TBD

Extra-curricular activity: Dessert and bonfire at Director Clubb's house

 

 

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 Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), part of the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS)

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

11:00 AM-3:00 PM

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

TBD

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

 

 

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

Developing Written Voice ESL course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall 

1:30-4:30 PM Communicating Science course 

5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Dinner at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

 

 

7:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

9:00-11:00 AM

Communicating Science course: TED Talks

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

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

Developing Written Voice ESL course

11:00-1:00 PM

Lunch at your leisure in D2 @ Dietrick Hall

1:30-4:30 PM

Communicating Science course 

4:30 PM-until

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

 

 

6:00 AM

Depart via chartered bus from Blacksburg to The Embassy Row Hotel in Washington, DC

11:00 AM

Arrive in DC, check in to The Embassy Row Hotel (if available for early check-in; otherwise, just leave luggage with front desk)

12:00 PM-until

Explore Washington, DC on your own (lunch and dinner on your own)

 

 

Breakfast on your own

9:00 AM-6:00 PM

FULL GROUP DAY IN WASHINGTON, DC

Detailed itinerary forthcoming 

7:00 PM-until

Farewell Dinner and Challenge Coin Ceremony

 

 

Time TBD

Depart via chartered bus from hotel to IAD