Students during the 2023 commencement ceremony at VMI, a military college in Virginia

Congratulations Class of 2023!

The Institute wishes the very best to our newest graduates as they transition to life beyond Lexington and join the prestigious ranks of VMI Alumni. Rah '23! #RahVaMil

Photo albums from graduation week events are being added to the VMI Flickr account.

VMI Community Updates

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

  • Step into cadet life and explore activities offered at VMI in recent featured news stories. See how cadets, faculty advisors and coaches, and post itself, reflect the ever-changing landscape of athletics, academics, community service, and interests beyond the classroom, going the extra mile.
  • Information for Matriculation 2023 has been updated. Information includes a schedule of events, guidance on what to bring, and the 2023 New Cadet Handbook.
  • The May 2023 Institute Report is now available. Stories include a review of FTX, conferences and guest speakers, and a focus on Honors Week.
  • VMI Summer Business Hours are Mon. – Thurs., 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. - noon. This schedule will be in place May 19 - Aug. 17.

  VMI Community: To receive important information concerning emergencies, weather, traffic, and parking, text the word "Keydet" to 772-95.

Incoming rats participate in PT during STP

STP Registration Deadline Approaching!

Appointed students attending VMI in the fall can get a head start on life in Lexington by enrolling in STP – VMI's Summer Transition Program. Classes, physical training, and social events, along with living in Barracks, all help acclimate students to life at the Institute. Register by June 9 to secure your spot! 

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News from Post

VMI Chief Information Officer Retires

After over 40 years of service, support and leadership in information technology at the Institute, Col. Wes Robinson, chief information officer, is retiring.

VMI Welcomes Alumna as New Physician

Virginia Military Institute welcomes Dr. Melissa S. Krawiec (née Williams) ’01, as the new Institute physician, 25 years after she signed the matriculation book August 19, 1997, as a member of the first coeducational class.

Chaplain Phillips Retires

Col. Robert “Bob” Phillips ’87, chaplain at Virginia Military Institute, is retiring after seven years of encouraging the development of interpersonal faith, and providing spiritual and emotional guidance to the Corps of Cadets.

Jackson House Offers Special Summer Tours

The Jackson House Museum, located at 8 E. Washington St. in Lexington, is offering two special tours this summer, as part of its ongoing Master Guide Tour series.

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