New Student Orientation

Hello New Students & Welcome to the Panther Pack!

Southside Virginia Community College wants to help make your first year experience the best possible. One way to prepare for your academic success is to begin with the right tools, starting day one. 

  • Alberta Campus, Workforce Building: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9:00 A.M.


  • Keysville Campus, LRC Lobby: Friday, July 28, 2017 -  9:00 A.M.


During orientation students will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend positive and informative sessions.
  • Tour the campus.
  • Become familiar with many SVCC resources.
  • Win SVCC Swag! 
  • Receive a Student ID card.
  • Fill out their FAFSA
  • Recieve username and password.
  • Learn how to navigate Blackboard for online classes.
  • *New for Fall 2017*  Bring-A-Friend Drawing!  SVCC loves students, bring a friend and both of you will be entered in a special drawing! 


ATTENTION PARENTS And/Or  Student Mentors :  Feel free to join your your child or mentee during New Student Orientation. A special session called "Parents As Parnters" will be held while your student attends other informational sessions. It's wonderful that your student  has selected SVCC to start their academic career. The Parents as Parnters session will discuss your role in this journey. 


Questions/Concerns: Visit our Orientation FAQs page.

We are happy to be a part of your journey. Success Starts Here!