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VMI's online application is now available for high school seniors, transfer students, and international students to apply to join the Corps of Cadets for the 2023-24 academic year. Want a closer look at life as a VMI cadet? Register for one of the fall Open House weekends.

VMI Community Updates

Institute leadership continues to communicate important information for cadets, their families, faculty & staff, and the VMI community at-large:

  VMI Community: To receive important information concerning emergencies, weather, traffic, and parking, text the word "Keydet" to 772-95.

Photo of two VMI wrestlers competing in intrasquad match in New Barracks

A front row seat for the Corps

The VMI wrestling team held its annual intrasquad scrimmage in New Barracks, offering the Corps of Cadets a chance to cheer on their brother rats. The Keydets will open the 2021-22 season on November 7 at the Southeast Open in Roanoke. You can find the schedule for the rest of the season by visiting the VMI Athletics site. 

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News from Post

Cadet Selected for Highly Competitive U.S. Navy Service Assignment

Christina Skaggs ’22, an English major from Manassas, Virginia, is one of less than 10 Class of ’22 Naval ROTC midshipmen across the nation selected to serve as a Surface Warfare Information Professional Officer (SWO-IP).

Tight-Knit Group of Cadet-Athletes Dive into Competition

A smaller program on post, the diving team is coached by Col. Tom Timmes ’92. Under his direction, the team has grown to the current roster of nine divers, the majority of whom walked on to the team with no previous diving experience.

VMI Theatre to Celebrate "50th Plus 2" Anniversary in 2022

Since 1970, VMI Theatre has been a continuing source of live stage entertainment for cadets, VMI faculty and staff, and community. The coronavirus pandemic sidelined the VMI Theatre 50th Anniversary celebration in 2020, but this milestone celebration has been rescheduled spring 2022.

Yearbook Staff Encapsulates Everything VMI Has to Offer

For 136 years, the yearbook staff has carried a long and proud legacy of documenting life at VMI through the "Bomb". Capturing the highs and lows of the Corps in each "Bomb" takes a lot of planning and dedication from the cadets leading the charge.

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