Welcome Week

August 21st - 26th

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Hokie Wellness is excited to welcome the class of #VT23 and their families! Check out what events we have this month and learn about all of the services we have to offer.

Welcome Week

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August 22 - RHF Cookout

5 - 8 p.m., Prairie Quad

We’ll be joining Recreational Sports and Housing & Residence Life for the RHF Cookout! Free food, music, outdoor games, free t-shirts, and more!

August 23 - Gobblernights

8:30 p.m. - 12 a.m., Squires Parking Lot & College Avenue

The biggest Gobblernights of the year! Join thousands of other VT students as we take over Alumni Mall. Hokie Wellness will be there all night featuring a dunk tank!

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August 24 - RecFest

6 - 9 p.m., Lower SRA Turf Field

Hokie Wellness joins Rec Sports for a festival of sports and all things fitness. The VT food trucks will be there, and Party Positive will be serving up delicious mocktails!

August 25 - Challenge Course Opening

1 - 5 p.m.

Try out the new VT Challenge Course and get a free t-shirt! Register with Recreational Sports and reserve your spot now. Hokie Wellness will be there with free swag and awesome facts as always.

Rec sports challenge course
Body Matters Week

Body Matters Week

One of our recurring annual events!

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Substance Use Education Week

April 15 - 19, 2019

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Fostering Resiliency

An interactive workshop series

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Commonwealth of Virginia and Weight Watchers

12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Tuesday - Student Services Building, room 230

Wednesday - North End Center, room 3600

The Commonwealth of Virginia and Weight Watchers are committed to helping Virginia Tech employees achieve their weight-loss goals and improve overall health with a new lowered monthly price: the monthly pass is $19.11 and the online subscription is $8.48. Please Note: With this new rate, reimbursements have been discontinued. There are currently two Weight Watchers @ Work meetings available on campus. Register on our site or contact us at

May through August - Walking Wednesdays

Walking Wednesdays for the summer began Wednesday, May 22. There is still time for you to come by the Hokie Wellness table at War Memorial Hall between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. to pick up a tracking card and receive your first stamp. Participants are encouraged to walk a minimum of 30 minutes each Wednesday. Walkers who complete at least 6 walks throughout the summer will receive one entry into a drawing for a Yeti Cooler; complete 9 walks and receive two entries into the drawing; complete 13 walks and receive three entries into the drawing. Cards must be turned in Aug. 21.

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August 15 - Planning for Baby and Returning to Work

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

North End Center, room 2410

A new program for faculty and staff who are expecting the birth of a child or new parents with a child or children under three months old, Planning for Baby and Returning to Work will be held the first and third Thursday of each month. On the first Thursday, the program will be for faculty; the third Thursday will be for staff. All expecting and new parents are welcome to attend including fathers, non-birth mothers, and adoptive parents. A light lunch will be served. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a Hokie Wellness/Virginia Tech onesie for their baby. Registration is required.

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August 27 - DMV Connect

9 a.m. - 4 p.m., North End Center, room 2410

DMV Connect is returning! Get your driver’s license, REAL ID, vehicle titles and registrations, address changes and more. No registration required; first come, first serve.