Privacy Statement

Virginia Tech has created this privacy statement in order demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site.

Information Automatically Logged

This site uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our site.

This site records the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine the Internet technologies we may utilize in the design of our pages.

This site records the channels you view and interact with, however none of the content of the channels or the details of your interactions are recorded. This information is used by the My VT team to troubleshoot problems and analyze content viewing habits.

This data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.

We do not share logged information with any third parties.

Personal Information

My VT uses personal information stored in various university system to display relevant information. For example: courses, hokie passport balances, leave balances.

Some parts of My VT can be customized by you by allowing you to change what information is displayed. These customizations may be used by the My VT team to troubleshoot problems and analyze content viewing habits.

We do not share any personal information with any third parties.

Links to Virginia Tech Sites

This site contains links to other Virginia Tech pages. The privacy practices of other pages may vary with the purposes of the page. Consult the privacy statement on each page.

Links to External Sites

This site contains links to other sites. Virginia Tech is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.


This site uses cookies for session management. See the Session Management section for more information about how cookies are used.

Session Management

This site use cookies to maintain a continuous user session.

When you first log on to My VT, a unique session ID is generated for you. This ID is in no way associated with your machine or you individually.

The session information used by this site is deleted when your browser is closed.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Log file access is restricted to system administrators while stored on the server. Log files are rotated regularly and archived in a secure location.

User and password information is encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.

Users should also consult Virginia Tech's policy on Acceptable Use.

Virginia Tech complies with all statutory and legal requirements with respect to access to information.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact