Welcome!

The Big Event at Virginia Tech is a student-run community service effort that has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the nation. Every spring, thousands of students, faculty, and staff come together to complete nearly one thousand community service projects throughout Blacksburg, Christiansburg and the New River Valley.

Thank you to everyone who made April 11th, 2015 the biggest Big Event in Virginia Tech's history.

8,050 volunteers completed 1,043 jobs.

View Photos from the 2015 Big Event

Next year’s Big Event will be on:

April 9, 2016

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Drone Video of The Big Event 2015

15 April 2015 We would like to give a HUGE thank you to Stephen Edelmann for flying a drone around the drillfield on the day-of The Big Event and recording this awesome video. Take a look: ht...

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Dining Services to open early for The Big Event

6 April 2015 The Big Event has partnered with The Student Government Association and Virginia Tech Dining Services to have an on-campus Dining Hall open for students participating in The Big Ev...

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Volunteer Registration EXTENDED Until April 5

30 March 2015 The Hokie Bird can’t believe it either. “An extra week to register for The Big Event 2015? It’s too good to be true!” But alas HB, the rumors are true. After long hours ...

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