Get Started at PVCC with SOAR

Get Started at PVCC

Charlottesville, Va. – Piedmont Virginia Community College will host SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising and Registration) sessions in June, July and August for prospective students. These free information sessions are required for high school and home school 2014 graduates and non-2014 graduates who are first time college students with an interested in pursuing a degree/certificate beginning with the fall 2014 semester. All other degree-seeking students new to PVCC are encouraged to attend.

The sessions feature assistance with registering for classes and an introduction to other PVCC resources to help students get started at the College. PVCC’s fall semester begins Thursday, Aug. 21.

SOAR sessions scheduled for the following dates in June:

  • Thursday, June 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 19, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Thursday, June 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Before registering for a SOAR session, prospective students must apply to PVCC and take math and English placement tests. Advanced registration for SOAR sessions is also required. Early registration is recommended as space in SOAR sessions is limited. Additional SOAR sessions are scheduled for July and August. See complete list of dates and an explanation of requirements at

All sessions are held on the PVCC campus at 501 College Drive in Charlottesville. For additional information, call the Admissions & Advising Center at 434.961.6581 or 434.961.5264.