• If you feel that anxiety, ADHD, dyslexia, or any other disability may be interfering with your learning:
    • Contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) 10 Lavery Hall, 540-231-3788, ssd@vt.edu
  • If you would like tutoring or extra help in a class, or want help to develop your study skills:
    • Multiple resources, including individual and group tutoring and study skills workshops, are available through Student Success Center, https://studentsuccess.vt.edu/
  • If you would like to improve your English reading and writing skills (Regardless of whether English is your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd language):
  • If you want someone to talk to about anxiety, depression, eating issues, loneliness, sexual concerns, relationship issues, and more:
    • Contact Cook Counseling
      • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: 540-231-6557
      • After hours/weekends: 540-231-6444
  • If you are ill, injured, or need to see a doctor:
    • Shiffert Health Center
      • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon: 540-231-5313
      • After hours/weekends: 540-231-6444
    • Urgent Care (VelocityCare, 215 Gilbert St, Blacksburg, VA 24060)
      • 540-961-8040
      • Mon-Fri 7am-10pm
      • Sat 7am-8pm
      • Sun 7am-10pm
  • If you or a friend are contemplating suicide: 
    • Contact Suicide prevention 540-231-6557
  • If you identify as female and need support for sexual assault and/ or interpersonal violence:
    • Contact the women’s center: 540-231-7806
    • 24-hour women’s crisis hotline: 540-639-1123

If you are looking for community, support, or other opportunities to build community:

  • If you locked yourself out or other dorm-based emergencies:
    • Contact Facilities Services during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.: 540-231-4300
    • After Hours (until midnight on Weekdays, 10am-10pm Weekends) use VT police 540-231-6411
  • If you want to track a bus or use the Blacksburg Public Transit system, use https://ridebt.org/
  • If you are hungry and are not sure where your next meal will come from: