New and returning Hokies and their families arrived in Blacksburg for the first move-in day. Get details on parking.  

Photos by Olivia Coleman, Lee Friesland, and Dan Mirolli

Loading player for https://video.vt.edu/media/President+Tim+Sands+helps+new%2C+returning+Hokies+move+in/1_6tykl63g...
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands volunteered as a Hokie Helper on Wednesday.
Virginia Tech President Tim Sands volunteered as a Hokie Helper on Wednesday.
Therapy dogs
Therapy dogs from the Cook Counseling Center were available.
Housing and Residence Life Staff greet a family member
Staff with Housing and Residence Life greet a family member outside of Eggleston Hall.
Family at move-in
Family members take a break during move-in activities.
Tim Sands with family
President Sands welcomes a family.
Hokie Helpers
Hokie Helpers were busy at work along Washington Avenue on Wednesday
Hallway of a residence hall
Moving into a residence hall.
Wagner, a therapy dog, meets a new friend
Wagner, a therapy dog, meets a new friend
HokieBird with volunteers
The HokieBird made the rounds and greeted volunteers and families.