Planning Your Pathways

The Pathways Planner is a comprehensive way for you to plan your time at Virginia Tech. While planning your courses is a central piece of this process, it is also crucial to begin thinking about your long-term goals, extra and co-curricular activities and other aspects of your college career. The Pathways Planner will help you do all of this!

 Upon completing the Pathways Planner, you will:

  1. Have outlined a tentative framework for your time at Virginia Tech, including classes, extra and co-curricular activities, and future goals, and you will be able to visualize the timeline in which this may occur.
  2. Be able to navigate University resources necessary for planning and putting into action your academic and life goals.
  3. Be able to articulate the importance of extra and co-curricular activities related to your academic endeavors.

To access the Pathways Planner, you need to log-in to Hokie Spa. Click on the Pathways Planner link which is located at the bottom of the screen. Then continue to click on Pathways Planner to visit the course planning tool.

Completing the Pathways Planner takes time. Don’t expect to sit down and complete it in a few minutes. Also keep in mind that the Pathways Planner is a living document… you can make changes to your Pathways Planner throughout your time at Virginia Tech as your goals and plans evolve. Feel free to consult your academic advisor with any questions or concerns you may have.

Make sure to use the Pathways Planner Resources page to complete your Pathways Planner!