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Welcome to Honors Tools for Success

Have you been offered—or have you already accepted—admission to the Honors College? Whether you are an incoming first-year student, a current VT student, or a student transferring from another college or university, you will find a  syllabus below geared to your current status that will help to set you up for Honors College success. 

Review the options below and select the syllabus that best aligns with your current status. Our goal is to clarify for students every step along the way toward the creation of a individualized education and the completion of an Honors diploma.

Incoming VT Student

The Honors syllabus for new VT students (non-transfer).

Current VT Student

The Honors syllabus for current VT students.

Transfer Student

The Honors syllabus for transfer students. 

Calhoun Honors Discovery Program

CHDP students should start here.


Prospective Virginia Tech students and current non-Honors students can register for a virtual Q&A session by email at or call 540-231-4591. 

Q&A sessions are offered during the Fall and Spring semesters.


The Honors College offices are located in Hillcrest Hall (385 W. Campus Drive, Blacksburg VA 24061). The main administrative office is Office 116.


Email us at or call 540-231-4591.