Fall 2020 Updates - Detailed information regarding protocols and scheduling for the Fall semester is now available. More

Matriculation Weekend 2020

Matriculation for the incoming Class of 2024 will occur over two days, August 15-16, 2020. Information regarding schedule, parking, what to bring, and other considerations is available, including an updated Matriculation Day Brochure.

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VMI Community Updates

Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets and their families, faculty and staff, and the VMI community at-large. Recent updates include:

  • Additional Fall 2020 information including Dining Services updates and a rolling events calendar are available
  • The latest edition of Gen. Peay’s Superintendent’s Newsletter has been posted
  • Parents of the 2020 Rat Mass were provided with a digital Parents Orientation to welcome them to the VMI community


Photo of two cadets in white uniforms holding laptop bags, descending stairs from the Parade ground with a backdrop of fall foliage.

Fall 2020 Operational Updates

As the VMI community prepares for a return to post for the fall semester, detailed information regarding protocols and scheduling has been made available, including the New Cadet Handbook. Rats and cadets are also encouraged to check their e-mail daily for more information.

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News from Post

New Human Resources Director Perseveres through Pandemic

Lt. Col. Ellie Kania named director of human resources at VMI during global coronavirus pandemic.

A Statement from Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62

A letter to the Corps of Cadets, faculty, staff, and VMI alumni regarding current events.

VMI Alumnus to Receive Pritzker Literature Award

VMI alumnus and military historian Col. David M. Glantz ‘63 is the 14th recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.

Superintendent's Newsletter More News

My experience at VMI not only helped me grow as an individual but more importantly provided me with the opportunity to become part of something greater than myself.
- Skylar Birdie '20

Birdie earned his physics degree as part of the Class of 2020. He was Band Company commander and Honor Court president.

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