Prospective Undergraduate Students

Admission to Department

  • All students must request admission to the civil engineering department after their freshman year.
  • The process of changing majors into degree-granting majors in the College of Engineering is managed by the Engineering Education Department. Detailed information regarding dates and the process is available here.


Courses and Curriculum


For specific questions relating to the undergraduate curriculum or admission to the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, please contact:

Kara Lattimer, Academic/Career Advisor Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
200D Patton Hall Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061
E-Mail:, Tel: (540) 231-7148

If you would like current CEE students to answer any questions, feel free to email your questions to and a current CEE Ambassador will respond.