Welcome Back to Campus: Tips for an easy return to campus

Welcomes You Back to Campus!

Answers to your computing questions are available at 4Help.vt.edu, 24 hours/7 days a week.

If you do not have internet access call 4Help at 540-231-4357.

Tips for an easy return to campus this fall:


Resetting VT Username (PID) Passphrase: Changing or Resetting My Password


Resetting VT Hokies ID (PID) Passphrase: Hokies Password Reset


Connecting to the Internet:


Finding your Network Password:


Two-Factor Authentication:

4Help recommends enrolling a second two-factor authentication device with Duo Mobile in case your primary device fails.

If your primary device is temporarily lost, broken, fails, or is left at home, call 4Help at 540-231-4357 for assistance.

If you do not have a smart device to enroll, consider purchasing a security token from Software Distribution or Hokie Centric.

One-time use passcodes can be printed at any time for access to your account. 

Print One-Time Use Passcodes:


Software for Students

Microsoft Office: Once you’ve accepted your license agreement, follow these instructions for installation:


Additional Software: 


NEW this Fall: 


Google Service Changes at Virginia Tech: https://it.vt.edu/projects/google-changes.html

TikTok, WeChat apps no longer permitted on university networks or devices: https://it.vt.edu/projects/app-restrictions.html