• The Big Event Exec, Committee & Staff setting up the Drillfield
  • The Big Event Exec, Committee & Staff
  • The Hokie Bird during Opening Ceremonies
  • A volunteer team ready to get to their job site!
  • A volunteer team after picking up their t-shirts!
  • A volunteer team with tools getting ready for their job!
  • A volunteer team working with mulch at their job


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.

Next year’s Big Event will be on:

April 11, 2015

Thank you to everyone who made April 5, 2014 the biggest Big Event in Virginia Tech’s history.
7,806 volunteers completed 878 jobs.

Check out our photo gallery from the 2014 Big Event!

Apply for The Big Event Committee!

Serving on committee is a rewarding experience and the biggest way to live out Ut Prosim.

As a committee member you will make friends, build your resume and be involved on campus living out our school motto. For more information, be sure to check out the Exec Team page and view the descriptions for each committee on the application and on the Committee page.

Applications are due November 7 at 5:00pm. Applicants will be notified of interview selection on Saturday, November 8 and interviews will take place November 12-13 from 6PM – 10PM in 15 minute intervals.

Apply today: https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5axngLEtegHHkvr