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ISE Graduate Resources & Manual

Welcome to the ISE Graduate Resources and Manual page! You are on the path to continued success by diving deeper into your education.

2023-24 ISE Graduate Manual

For information about admissions, new student information, our degree programs and more, check out the ISE Graduate Manual.

2023_24_GRADUATE_MANUAL_v1 (2).pdf

Virginia Tech Graduate Resources

As a graduate student at Virginia Tech, you have lots of resources at your disposal. 

You can find new information and opportunities every week in the Graduate Life Center weekly announcements.

You can find Graduate School and Graduate Life Center activities and events on the community calendar.

The Graduate Catalog contains an up-to-date list of policies and procedures related to graduate education at Virginia Tech.


Force-Add Procedures

Force-Add requests to ISE courses should be submitted online via the link below (PID required):

Please note the following when filling out the form:

  • You are submitting a request to force-add an ISE course that you are unable to add via Hokie Spa.
    * Force-add requests for professor or time preference will not be processed.

  • Ensure that there are no holds on your account.
    * We cannot lift holds to add a course to your schedule.

  • Ensure that there are no time conflicts with your requested course or CRN.

  • The ISE department cannot force-add classes non-ISE courses.
    * Please contact the department of the course you wish to force-add.

  • Every effort will be made to process your request in a timely manner. Please be patient

Contact Us

For questions related to the graduate manual, contact Hannah Parks, Graduate Advisor. 

Questions about applying to Virginia Tech? Visit the Graduate School admissions page.