Admissions - Quick Start

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Quick Start:
How to Apply and Register

The following outlines basic steps involved in Admission and Registration at all Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) locations. Phrases printed in blue link to additional information.

 
Step 1 in Applying and Registering
Complete an application for admission and submit it to SVCC. You can apply for admission online.
 
Step 2 in Applying and Registering
Apply for Financial Aid.
 
Step 3 in Applying and Registering
Submit official transcripts if you are a high school/GED graduate. Also have official college transcripts sent to Admissions & Records Office for all colleges attended.
 
Step 4 in Applying and Registering
Schedule and complete placement testing.
 
Step 5 in Applying and Registering
After completing placement testing, schedule an appointment with a counselor to assist you with your first course selections. You will be assigned a faculty advisor to assist you with future registrations.
 
Step 6 in Applying and Registering
Register for classes online or at any one of our locations.
 
Step 7 in Applying and Registering
All registered students will be assigned an email account. If you are having problems with that account, get assistance at our helpdesk.
 
Step 8 in Applying and Registering
Pay tuition and fees by the tuition due dates, either in person or online via MySVCC. You can also apply for our Nelnet tuition payment plan.
 
Step 9 in Applying and Registering
Obtain your student photo ID at the Student Activities Office.
 
Step 10 in Applying and Registering
Purchase books at the campus bookstore.
 
Step 11 in Applying and Registering
Plan to attend new student orientation on the campus you plan to attend. Additional information will be sent to you.