Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Altavista Center's Summer Hours

The CVCC Altavista Center’s Summer hours are adjusted each summer according to its evening classes. If classes are held in the evening, the Center is open.

For the Summer 2011 hours, the Center is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the Center is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. On Fridays, the Center closes at 12 noon.

Placement testing for math and English classes is available daily. However, students should allow 2 ½ hours for the complete exam and if coming in the evening, schedule testing times according to closing times.

A computer lab is available for student use and to the general public when no classes are scheduled in that lab; however, priority is given to CVCC students.

Students who are interested in enrolling for the fall semester are encouraged to seek academic advisement early at the Center at the Altavista Office Park. The Center advises student whether they attend the main campus or the Altavista Center, accepts payment for all classes and provides financial information.

For more information call 309-1225.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

CVCC Appomattox Center

CVCC Appomattox Center

The CVCC Appomattox Center offers day and evening programs in credit and non-credit modes and specialized training in workforce development for business and industry. Delivery systems include traditional classroom instruction as well as Web-based/Internet courses, and compressed video (interactive television). The Appomattox Center, located in the Carver-Price Educational Complex on Business 460, opened in 2007.
An academic advisor is on-site and available on an appointment basis to assist with general academic advising as well as program planning and scheduling of classes.
The complete COMPASS test is available at the Appomattox Center on an appointment basis during the hours of operation (allow at least two and a half hours). Students should call the Center to schedule an appointment and for appropriate testing fees.
The computer lab is available to the public at times when no classes are scheduled in the lab. Priority is given to CVCC students during these open times.

CVCC Appomattox Center hours are 8:00-5:00, Monday through Thursday and 8:00-12:00 noon on Friday. The Center is open evenings for scheduled classes and appointments. Phone: (434) 832-7200.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Federal Loans now available at CVCC

CVCC will start participating in the Direct Student Loan Program this fall.

Central Virginia Community College participates exclusively in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program which includes Subsidized Student Loans, Unsubsidized Student Loans, and Parent Loans. The Federal government is the lender in the Direct Student Loan Program. Students and parents interested in federal student and/or parent loans will be required to apply through the Direct Student Loan Program and complete master promissory notes. Students will also be required to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students must be 18 years or older to apply for a student loan.

For more information please visit the following Link

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

CVCC Engineering Scholarships Available

We are now accepting Applications for the CVCC Engineering Scholarship. The deadline to apply is July 6, 2011

Application packet details can be found at:


For more information contact Marc Zoccola at 434.832.7804 or zoccolam@cvcc.vccs.edu

CVCC Amherst Center Hours

The CVCC Amherst Center in Amherst, VA is currently operating on their Summer schedule. Summer lobby hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 8:00 am to Noon. An Academic Counselor is available during these operating hours to provide assistance with admission, course selection, financial aid, and payment questions. Compass Placement Testing is available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00pm and Fri from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. The CVCC Amherst Center is located at 200 Richmond Highway, Mt. View Plaza, Suite 103, Amherst, VA 24521. Please call (434) 832 – 7898 for more information.