University closing early Sept. 27

From: Division of Operations

On Friday, Sept. 27, Virginia Tech will host a nationally televised football game. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. in Lane Stadium.

Early closing

Virginia Tech President Tim Sands has approved the closing of all university offices at 3 p.m. on Sept. 27, with the exception of faculty and staff directly supporting classroom instruction and other critical university operations. Classes will not be cancelled. Employees who are departing campus are strongly advised to remove their vehicles from the parking lots by 3:15 p.m. to avoid the traffic and parking challenges associated with the game.


Parking lot clearance activities for the game affecting resident students begin as early as Thursday, Sept. 26.

More information about routine game day parking changes, including which lots are affected, what times vehicles must be removed by, and other parking and transportation options is available. 


  • For more information about the authorized closing, contact the HR Service Center at 540-231-9331. 
  • For more information about parking and transportation call 540-231-3200 or email (during normal business hours) or the Virginia Tech Police Department at 540-231-6411 (after regular business hours). 
  • For more information about reserved Hokie Club lots, call the Athletic Department at 540-231-9963.