NEW CHANGE OF PRIMARY MAJOR PROCESS THROUGH HOKIESPA

Effective August 1, 2016

Virginia Tech has digitized the primary change of major process and identified three common time periods per year for students request a major change online through HokieSpa. The college you seek to join will determine if you will be accepted and you will be notified by email of a decision.

RESTRICTED CAUS MAJORS
The following CAUS majors are restricted, meaning there are criteria you must meet in order to be considered. More details can be found here: https://www.registrar.vt.edu/prospective/majors/restricted-majors.html

ARCH Architecture
ART or ARTF Studio Art, Visual Communication Design
ITDS Interior Design
IDS Industrial Design
LAR Landscape Architecture

NON-RESTRICTED CAUS MAJORS
The following majors are not restricted, meaning you must meet with the department’s Academic Advisor and await the department’s decision on your request.

BC Building Construction
EPP Environmental Policy and Planning
PUA Public and Urban Affairs
REAL Real Estate

SECONDARY MAJORS, MINORS, CONCENTRATIONS
Requests for adding a secondary major, minor or concentration will remain as a year-round paper form process for the time being.

WHEN CAN I CHANGE MY MAJOR?
Click on the link below for a schedule of time periods when students are permitted to change their primary major online through HokieSpa.

http://www.advising.vt.edu/index.php/change-of-major-1/change-of-major

QUESTIONS?
Please contact your Academic Advisor as posted on HokieSpa. You may also find more information on Virginia Tech’s Advising Matters website.