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Women's Center at Virginia Tech

In the spring of 2024, we mark our 30th anniversary! Founded in 1994, we serve the Virginia Tech community in creating an affirming and supportive environment through advocacy and education in order to advance gender equity.

Picture of the Women's Center's yellow house

Women's Center

CARES Program for Survivors of Violence

Women's Center advocacy and support services is now known as CARES (Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education Program) for Survivors of Violence.

Request for Information

Request information about Women's Center programs, engagement opportunities, and more.

Initiatives to support you

As a unit of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Women's Center functions in a number of areas.

100th anniversary of women at Virginia Tech story from WSLS 10.

100th anniversary of women at Virginia Tech story from WSLS 10, March 2022.

Events & Programs

Drop-In Hours at the Women's Center
Wednesdays in September @ 2-4pm
Wednesdays in October through December @ 2-3:30pm
206 Washington Street
Back Entrance

Looking for a quiet place to study or hang out? Check out the Women's Center Lower-Level! We have a library, light refreshments, comfortable seating, tables to set up your computer, and more. Drop in hours at the Women's Center begin on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.

Kids' Night Out
Thursdays @ 6:30-8:00PM
Women's Center
206 Washington Street

An evening of fun, free childcare for kids age 2 (potty trained) to 10. We have toys, games, activities, snacks, and sitters with lots of energy. Get some classwork done, meet with friends, or just take some time for yourself! Bookmark the Women's Center homepage for weekly sign-up links. Email with any questions.

Thursday, November 30 will be the last Kids' Night Out of the Fall semester.  Wishing you all a restful and joyful break.

Women's Month 2024 Theme and Graphic highlighting the 30th Anniversary of the Virginia Tech Women's Center
Contest runs through December 31, 2023

In 2024 the Women's Center will celebrate its 30 years of offering education, advocacy, and outreach in support of creating a more inclusive and equitable Virginia Tech for all students, faculty and staff. We want to mark the occasion by featuring a Women's Month 2024 theme and graphic designed by YOU! We are excited to announce the Women's Month 2024 Theme and Graphic Design Contest, open to all members of the Virginia Tech community. This is your chance to showcase your creativity and contribute to the celebration of women at VT. The winning theme and graphic will be featured prominently on all Women's Month 2024 branded materials, including flyers, posters, merch, etc. The WoMo 2024 theme and graphic should demonstrate gender-inclusive and intersectional language/imagery and a celebratory spirit. To enter the contest, please submit your theme and graphic design to no later than April 28, 2023. The graphic element should be submitted in PDF and/or PNG formats, with at least 1920 x 1080 px. Be sure to include your name and contact information with your submission. Sponsored by Women's Month 2024 and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. Email Jessie Meltsner for more information.

Women's Center Resources

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