Information Sessions and Services

Credit Classes

Interested in earning college credit, pursuing an Associates Degree or Career Studies Certificate? Contact the admissions team at or 434.961.6551,or complete and submit the Information Request Form.

Non-credit Classes

PVCC offers non-credit classes and short-term training for industry certification, professional development, career advancement and personal enrichment through the Workforce Services Division. For more information email or call 434.961.5354.

Getting Started Information Sessions

Learn more about PVCC...plan to attend a virtual (Zoom) information session. Outreach Manager Denise McClanahan will introduce degree and certificate programs, student services and other resources to help students get started at PVCC. The sessions are free and open to the public. Preregistration is required. Contact Denise McClanahan at or 434-961-5275 to schedule a phone discussion.

Register for an upcoming online information session.

December sessions:

  • Saturday, December 4, 10-11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 8, 4-5 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 16, 6-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 21, 6-7 p.m.

January sessions:

  • Wednesday, January 5, 4-5:30 p.m. (In person with tour)
  • Thursday, January 6, 6-7 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 20, 6-7 p.m.

Student Orientation, Advising and Registration Sessions

Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) is a special advising and registration session for new students at PVCC. During these sessions students receive an introduction to resources and services, and assistance registering for classes.

Attending a SOAR session is required for high school and home school graduates who are first time college students with an interest in pursuing a degree or certificate. All other degree-seeking students new to PVCC are encouraged to attend. Before registering for a SOAR session, prospective students must apply to PVCC. Advanced registration is required. Contact the PVCC Admissions & Advising Center at or 434.961.6581 to register.  

Information Sessions for Specific Programs

    Community Self-Sufficiency Programs

    Network2Work @PVCC


    For general inquiries, please call 434.977.3900.