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Hokie Hi at Virginia Tech is a series of events and Hokie traditions designed to welcome you back to campus and to continue preparing you for success in and out of the classroom.

Hokie Hi Labor Day schedule 2016 (PDF | 106KB)

Friday, September 2, 2016

4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Drillfield

Join us for this annual festival featuring hundreds of student organizations and departments at Virginia Tech. Gobblerfest is considered by many students to be one of the best ways to get involved on campus, and is the kick-off event for organizations during the academic year.

You’ll meet organization leaders, local businesses, non-profits, and Virginia Tech departments. The festival offers food, games, student group performances, and free giveaways at booths.

Sponsored by Student Engagement and Campus Life

Saturday, Septembers 3, 2016

  • Squires Student Center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to midnight.
  • Breakzone will be open from noon to midnight.
  • McComas Hall, War Memorial Hall, and Turf Fields CLOSED

Football game vs. Liberty
Location: Lane Stadium

Sunday, Septembers 4, 2016

1:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Giant Jenga and Chess
Location: Squires

Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Yard Games
Location: Harper/New Hall West Yard

Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Pokemon Go Hunt
Location: West Ambler Johnston

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Community Cookout
Location: Slusher Beach Area

Hosted by Slusher and Campbell Halls

Co-hosted by Eggleston Hall

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

President's Quad Block Party
Location: Presidents Quad

Hosted by Barringer, Miles, Vawter, and Newman Halls

Co-hosted by Johnson and Graduate Life Center

7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

TREAT YO SELF to a Root Beer Float
Location: Prairie Quad

Hosted by Lee, Pritchard, O’Shaughnessy, and Payne and Peddrew-Yates Halls

10:00 p.m.

Late Night Breakfast


10:00 p.m.

Venture Out Rock Climbing Trip

$40, register by 8/30 at

Monday, Septembers 5, 2016

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hokie Wellness IMPACT T-Shirt Tie-Dye and Bubble Station
Location: D2 Lawn

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Gate House Grand Opening
Location: Gate House (Oak Lane Communities)

Hosted by Fraternity and Sorority Life

11:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Pitch Perfect 1 & 2 Double Feature
Location: Haymarket Theater in Squires

Noon & 2:00 p.m.

Bowling Special
$0.50 Bowling Games
Location: BreakZONE

Noon & 4:00 p.m.

Billiard Special
$1 pool hours
Location: BreakZONE

1:00 & 4:00 p.m.

RHF Open House
Location: Hillcrest Hall Basement

1:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Painting Party
Location: Williamsburg Room in Squires

1:00 & 9:00 p.m.

Free Popcorn (or until supplies last)
Location: BreakZONE

2:00 & 4:00 p.m.

Bowling Special
50% off shoes
Location: BreakZONE

4:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Bowling Special
Red Pin Games
You win a free game if the red pin is the first pin and you get a strike!
Location: BreakZONE

4:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Billiard Special
$2 pool hours
Location: BreakZONE

4:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Bingo with prize box
Location: BreakZONE

7:00 & 10:00 p.m.

Bowling Special
Cosmic Bowling
Location: BreakZONE

Contact Information

New Student and Family Programs (0925)
319 Squires Student Center
290 College Avenue
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-3284


Chat Hours:
9:00–11:30 a.m.
2:00–4:30 p.m.