Living Here
Staying Active

Embrace Your Awesomeness

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We think you are pretty great already, just because you're a Hokie. At Virginia Tech, we don't talk about our weaknesses. Instead, we focus on our strengths. That's why we are the first university in the nation to offer the CliftonStrengths assessment FREE to all students. Learn about how you work, what you value, and who you are becoming. And don't be surprised if someone asks you about your “top five” once you get to campus!

Did you know you're about to attend the Fittest College in America?

Because you totally are.

And a big part of that title comes from our Recreational Sports department—home to:

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If you've got a competitive spirit or just want to stay healthy and fit, check out the ways to stay active offered by Rec Sports.

Rec Sports Video

Venture Out specializes in outdoor recreational adventures for all experience levels in:

  • Backpacking
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Downhill skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Whitewater rafting