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Living-Learning Programs

Our Living-Learning Programs provide students with the opportunity to thrive both in and out of the classroom in a learning environment that becomes home. Make the most of your Virginia Tech experience by joining a Living-Learning Program.

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Casa Maderni

Casa Maderni

Casa Maderni is Virginia Tech’s internationally based living-learning community in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland where students live and learn alongside our local and university partners in the Ticino region and in our broader European context.

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Creativity and Innovation District

The Creativity and Innovation District combines all the best parts of Living-Learning Programs at Virginia Tech. Residents enjoy this brand-new, state-of-the-art residence hall, flourish under the direction and support from their Faculty Principal.

Residential Colleges

Residential Colleges transform learning by focusing on the interdisciplinary connections between students. Students get the benefits of a liberal arts education within the context of a global land-grant university. Led by live-in Faculty Principals, residential colleges welcome students from any major and year — and create a culture in which both tradition and innovation are celebrated.


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