Resources & Contact

Daily operations of the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences Greenhouse facility are coordinated through the Greenhouse Manager. The operating hours of the facility are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. Any questions concerning a greenhouse space request please call or email the Greenhouse Manager. Forms for requesting space are available below, all forms must be submitted to the Greenhouse Manager 30 days prior to the start of your project. For further details, please consult the Virginia Tech  Greenhouse User Guidelines.

Worker Protection Standard (WPS) training is required by Federal law before any greenhouse users are allowed to work in the greenhouses. This training requirement applies to any paid worker at Virginia Tech and includes students, faculty and staff. Training sessions can be completed by contacting the Greenhouse Manager and scheduling a time convenient to all parties.

The forms below for new greenhouse users can be submitted to the Greenhouse Manager in person or by e-mail.

Keck Space Request form
Greenhouse Space Request Guidelines
SPES Space Request Form
Key Request Form
IBC Policy

Greenhouse Manager
301 Saunders Hall (0327) Virginia Tech 24061
Office Phone: 540-231-6883, E-mail Address:
Greenhouse map: Map for 101 Garden Lane Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061


In case of Emergency:

Dial 911 for medical, police, or fire emergency.
Dial 231-6411 to reach VA Tech Police Services.
Dial 231-3600 to reach Environmental Health and Safety to report chemical spills.
Dial 231-4300 to report facilities problems in emergency situation if the greenhouse staff can’t be reached.