Office of Student Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. We are here to support you throughout your undergraduate medical education. Our support encompasses most of the day-to-day events and activities of student life. We take great pride in fostering a caring and open environment in which you feel comfortable in allowing us to assist you in your journey through medical school. We offer responsive and accessible resources for your personal health and wellness, professional growth and development, academic achievement and excellence, and career development and preparation.

Each year, the Office of Student Affairs participates in orientation for new students as well as the White Coat Ceremony, the Student Clinician’s Ceremony, the Donor Memorial, the Match Day celebration, and graduation. We also serve as a liaison to the Student Council, along with student clubs, organizations, and interest groups.

Other responsibilities of the Office of Student Affairs include:

  • Oversight of student wellness and safety
  • Residency application and match facilitation
  • Academic Counseling and Enrichment Services (ACES)
  • Administrative support to the student government
  • Administrative duties for the Medical Student Performance and Promotions Committee

We strive to be your advocate from the moment you receive your acceptance to medical school through your preparations for residency. Please visit us in person, by telephone, or via email for answers to your questions or for other assistance.

In This Section

Learning Environment
Explains protocols and procedures in place that promote a positive learning environment.

A listing of the Office of Student Affairs’ staff with contact information.

Forms and Policies
A listing with links of every form and document that might be needed by students in dealings with the Office of Student Affairs.

Academic Advising
Details on academic support offered by the Office of Student Affairs with information on disabilities and USMLE exams.

Career Advising
Information on services available to enhance student success, academic achievement, personal development, and quality of life for students.

Health and Wellness
Information on required immunizations as well as services and help available to keep students healthy in all aspects of life.

Student Ceremonies and Other Events
A listing with details on the various ceremonies and events that take place in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine throughout the year.

Away Electives
Forms and information regarding students participating in away electives at other LCME medical schools in the United States or teaching hospitals.

Preparing for the Match
Everything you need to know about NRMP Match and the matching process.

Debt Management
A statement and links regarding student debt management.

Student Clubs, Organizations, and Interest Groups
A listing of the various clubs, organizations, and interest groups at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

A listing of important contact information for various departments and people throughout the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

Student Affairs Team

Aubrey Knight, MD
Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Angelica Stovall, MBA, QMHP-A,C
Director of Student Affairs

Emily Holt, MA
Director of Academic Counseling and Enrichment Services


Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
2 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA 24016

Help Advocate for the Learning Environment

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is continually striving to improve its learning environment and student experience. Students, residents, faculty, and staff are all encouraged to provide any suggestions or concerns through The BEACON, an anonymous online feedback service. All submitted reports are automatically directed to the vice dean, who will share any concerns in confidence with the school’s Learning Environment Advocacy Committee.

Integration Discloser Statement

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is in a process to integrate into Virginia Tech as its ninth college, effective July 1, 2018. Students who will graduate after July 1, 2018, will be part of the transition. This includes the current Classes of 2019 and 2020 and those applying to be part of the Class of 2021. All students applying to be part of the Class of 2022 and beyond will apply to be part of the fully integrated Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine at Virginia Tech. Current and prospective students with questions about the integration can contact Beth Pline, VT-VTCSOM Transition Project Manager at or 540-581-0347.