- 2008 Interlocking Chain –
A tradition on Virginia Tech rings since 1940, the interlocking chain represents class pride and unity.
- Holtzman Alumni Center –
Opened and dedicated in fall 2005, the Holtzman Alumni Center is the new home to the Virginia Tech Alumni Association. This is the first appearance of the Holtzman Alumni Center on a Virginia Tech class ring.
- The New River –
Despite its name, the river is considered by geologists to be one of the oldest rivers in the world, second in age to the Nile River and thus the oldest in North America. Like the Nile, the New River flows in a generally northern course.
- Beat UVA –
"Beat UVA" is a traditional slogan that has been included on Virginia Tech rings for many years.
- Marching Virginians –
For 32 years the Marching Virginians have been keeping the spirit of Tech alive at all home football games and leading everyone in the Hokie Pokie.
- Downtown Blacksburg –
Founded in 1798 on a thirty- eight acre tract laid out and deeded by William Black, for whom the town was named. Downtown Blacksburg serves as a place for the Virginia Tech community to enjoy local favorite foods and shopping as well as a night-life.
- HokieBird – The official mascot of Virginia Tech. The HokieBird made its first appearance in 1987.
- Key Play Keychain –
The keys HokieBird holds are a necessity for Hokie Football fans on every 3rd down of defense signifying a key play.
- Mountains –
The backdrop of Virginia Tech scenery is always the mountains, situated on a high plateau in southwestern Virginia between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany mountain ranges.
- Drillfield –
One of Virginia Tech's most memorable landmarks also considered the center of campus, the Drillfield has served as the pathway to class, solid ground for the Corps pass and reviews, as well as the field for many students' play or study.
- ACC Logo –
A century long rivalry filled with intensity, spirit, and emotion, the Hoo's and the Hokies first faced off in an 1895 Football game in Charlottesville, but they kicked off far more than a football game that year. The two teams from two different backgrounds launched a great tradition of competitive play that has led to their being in the forefront of American Collegiate athletics.
- Lane Stadium After Remodel –
Now entering its 41st season as an arena of collegiate football competition, Lane Stadium/Worsham Field has gone through numerous changes, renovations and additions. But through it all, it has always been regarded as one of the finest places to watch - and toughest places for opponents to play - a college football game.
- "Superbia Semper, Memoria Aeternum" –
The Latin version of the Class of 2008 motto: "Pride Always, Tradition Forever".
- Hokie Tracks –
The eight tracks representing the eight members on the ring design committee and the pathway paved from past, present and future Virginia Tech students.
- Fighting Gobbler –
Around 1908, Tech students began referring to student athletes as "Gobblers" because of the way they "gobbled" their food. Though the term Hokies was widely used, the official designation was only changed in the mid-1980s. A costumed Gobbler mascot (now the HokieBird) was introduced during games in the 1930s, and has been a symbol of school spirit ever since.
- Hokie Pride –
The powerful identity and collective force that is shared and celebrated by the Hokie Nation.