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Students on grassCredit Classes

If you are interested in earning college credit or pursuing an Associates Degree or Career Studies Certificate and would like more information please fill out the Information Request Form, email or call them at 434.961.6551.

Non-credit Classes

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


Getting Started Information Sessions Held Year-Round at Various Locations

PVCC offers free Getting Started Information Sessions at locations around Charlottesville and the nearby counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. Sessions are held several times each month. Outreach Manager Denise McClanahan will introduce PVCC's degree and certificate programs and provide information on placement tests, student services and other resources to help students get started at the college. The sessions are free and open to the public, and no advance registration is required. You can attend any session, regardless of where you live.

January 2020:

  • January 7, 2020: Northside Library, Charlottesville, 6-7 p.m.,
  • January 8, 2020: PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center, Greene, 4-5 p.m.
  • January 9, 2020: PVCC, Main Campus (includes a tour), Charlottesville, 6-7 p.m.,


On-Campus SOAR Sessions

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

Attending a SOAR session is required for high school and home school graduates and non-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 and take math and English placement tests. Advanced registration is required. Contact PVCC’s Admissions & Advising Center at 434.961.6581 to register.  

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    For general inquiries, please call 434.977.3900.