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Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) | June - August 2019
SOAR is a special advising and registration session for new students beginning at PVCC during the fall semester. During this session, students receive assistance registering for classes and an introduction to PVCC resources and services.

Attending a SOAR session is required for 2019 high school and home school graduates and non-graduates who are first time college students with an interest in pursuing a degree or certificate beginning with the fall 2019 semester. All other degree-seeking students new to PVCC are encouraged to attend.

Before registering for a SOAR session, prospective students must apply to PVCC and take math and English placement tests. Advanced registration is required. Contact PVCC’s Admissions & Advising Center at 434.961.6581 to register.  

SOAR sessions are held in the V. Earl Dickinson Building from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. More information about SOAR is available at

Super FAFSA Saturdays: Get help Filling out your FAFSA for the 2019-20 academic year

PVCC offers free workshops on how to fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Workshops are open to everyone–even those not attending PVCC. Make sure to bring you and/or your parent(s) 2018 tax information. No appointment necessary.

All workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in the PVCC Main Building, room M154. For more information, contact the Financial Aid Office by emailing Check back for upcoming workshop dates.

On and Off-Campus

Getting Started Information Sessions | Held Year-Round at Various Locations 

PVCC offers free "Getting Started" information sessions at PVCC and at locations around Charlottesville and the nearby counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. Sessions are held several times each month and feature information about PVCC programs of study, financial aid, student services, resources and more. Visit for session dates and to register. Preregistration is required.

Credit Classes

If you wish to take credit classes at PVCC and need more information, email or call 434.961.6551.

Non-credit Classes

If you are seeking non-credit classes at PVCC and need more information, email or call 434.961.5354.

For general inquiries call 434.977.3900.

Other Programs

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The Main Campus

Meet with an Admissions Advisor. Appointments encouraged; walk-ins available on a first-come, first-serve basis. To schedule an appointment, call 434.961.6581.
Admissions & Advising Center, 501 College Dr., Room M144
434.961.6581 or
Map & Directions | Hours of Operation

Tour the Main Campus

Request a tour. Contact Outreach Manager Denise McClanahan at 434.961.5275 or

High School Students and Parents
Contact the Admissions and Advising Center at 434.961.6551, or a career coach or guidance counselor on site at your high school.

PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center

Student support services are available on Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
222 Main St., Stanardsville, Suite 201 on second floor of library
434.990.1131|Map & Directions