Katie Karpa

Housing Administration, Assistant Director

Katie is Assistant Director for Housing Services. Her job entails managing the 9,300+ on-campus residents, all of the residence halls, and the contracts for off-campus dining plan holders. Katie attended Virginia Tech, graduating with a B.S. in Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management. After graduation, she spent a dozen years working in the multi-family housing industry managing portfolios of apartment communities. Helping people is Katie's favorite part of the work day. In fact, her favorite Aspiration is Civility because she values kindness and treating people fairly. 

Her personal interests involve spending time with her family, including her two children, and reading. Katie comes from a family of Hokies who enjoy getting together for sporting events and outdoor activities. 

Empathy – Context – Consistency – Developer – Harmony

Katie Karpa

Housing and Residence Life

Main Office (0428)
New Hall West, Suite 144,
Virginia Tech
190 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060-9537
Phone: 540-231-6205

General Information

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540-231-7233 (SAFE)