In honor of the families of all Virginia Tech students visiting campus for Family Weekend, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will hold a formal retreat on Friday, Sept. 27, at 4:45 p.m. 

The ceremony will be held at the flag pole on the Upper Quad. The regiment will be formed up in front of Lane Hall, located at 280 Alumni Mall. The Color Guard will lower the flag, Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will fire, and the Highty-Tighties will play.

All are welcome to join the corps for this event.

Immediately following the ceremony the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets museum, located in its temporary space on the fourth floor of Newman Library near the Torgerson bridge entrance, will be open for tours until 6 p.m. The library is located at 560 Drillfield Dr.

Free parking is available in Perry Street Lots and the Perry Street Parking Garage near Prices Fork Road with a visitor’s pass. A visitor’s pass may be obtained Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center, located at 965 Prices Fork Rd., near the intersection of Prices Fork Road and University City Boulevard next to the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. A visitor’s pass may also be obtained from the Virginia Tech Police Station, located at 330 Sterrett Dr., outside of the Visitor Information Center hours. Find more parking information online or call 540-231-3200.