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Academic Counseling and Enrichment Services

The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is committed to helping students achieve their academic and personal goals through high-quality academic advising using a holistic approach to the student's development.

Personal Wellness

Academic Counseling and Support

Students who anticipate academic or personal struggles during their four-year journey through medical school can seek help through academic counseling and enrichment services.

Disability Advocacy and Support

VTCSOM recognizes that students with documented disabilities may need accommodations to fully participate in educational, academic, and community programs. 

Peer Educator Program

The Peer Educator Program was established to provide students with a peer support option. 

Faculty Mentor Program

From time to time individuals reach a personal challenge that would benefit from the advice of someone who once faced a similar issue.

Mentoring Communities 

Faculty-led student communities where students can experience individualized advising and mentoring that fosters personal and professional growth, some within a specific identity group.

Health & Medicine Library Resources Guide

The VTCSOM Health Sciences Library’s mostly digital collection contains authoritative medical textbooks and electronic resources.

Student Wellness Support

VTCSOM is committed to providing its students with opportunities to learn about wellness and explore ways to promote their own personal & professional, mental & emotional, physical, academic, financial, and interpersonal wellness. 

HS&T Facility Dog 'Keeper'

Keeper, the HS&T facility dog, was professionally trained through St. Francis Service Dogs program which is accredited by Assistance Dogs International.

Step 1
Exam Information

VTCSOM provides a yearlong Step 1 preparation process including presentations by student affairs leadership, and access to numerous resources.

Step 2 CK
Exam Information

VTCSOM provides several resources to help students prepare for their Step 2 CK exams including self-assessments and access to the world questions bank.

Places to study in Roanoke

When you need to get away from campus, but not away from studying, here is a list of our students' favorite hideaways around Roanoke. 

Places to study on the HS&T campus

There are lots of places students can study around the health sciences and technology campus at Riverside 2 and 4. Here are a few of our favorite picks.