Transfer Events

Please visit the new Transfer webpage!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is my transfer timeline?

Summer before PVCC:  

Semester 1: Fall

  • Meet with your Advisor for a proactive advising appointment to plan out your coursework
  • Research the application requirements of your prospective transfer schools
  • Set a graduation date goal
  • Begin thinking about a major. If you're unsure, make an appointment with Career Services. To schedule an appointment, visit 
  • Register for spring classes in the last week of October               

Semester 2: Spring          

  • Apply for scholarships by Februrary 1st at
  • Select a major and meet with a Transfer Advisor to discuss transfer school options and create an academic plan for next year
  • If you are still unsure about your major, make an appointment with Career Services
  • Register for summer (if needed) and fall classes in the last week of March     


  • Take a class or two to stay on track for your associate's degree (optional)
  • Get an internship in a field that interests you (optional)

Semester 3: Fall               

  • Choose at least three transfer schools to apply for transfer
  • Research application deadlines and mark them on your calendar
  • Meet with a Transfer Advisor to evaluate your transfer school options
  • Meet with an Academic Advisor for a degree check for graduation
  • Register for spring classes in the last week of October            

Winter Break    

  • Begin working on your transfer applications (including the essays)
  • Research scholarship opportunities at your transfer destination(s)               

Semester 4: Spring          

  • (Jan-Feb) Compete the FAFSA and send the results to your prospective transfer schools
  • Complete transfer admissions application(s) by the posted deadline(s)
  • Apply to graduate from PVCC by March 15th
  • Review admissions decisions
  • Select a school and transfer!
  • Send final PVCC transcript to your new school after you graduate from PVCC

Are there bachelor's completion programs for Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees?

Yes, PVCC currently has agreements with ODU Online and UVA BIS that allow students with AAS degrees to complete their bachelor's degree part-time and online. You can find more information here

What are the transfer degree programs at PVCC?

The following transfer degree programs at PVCC offer the first two years of study toward a bachelor’s degree:

Art  /  Associate of Arts Degree

Business Administration  /  Associate of Science Degree

Computer Science  /  Associate of Science Degree

Education  /  Associate of Science Degree

Engineering  /  Associate of Science Degree

General Studies  /  Associate of Science Degree

Liberal Arts  /  Associate of Arts Degree

Music  /  Associate of Arts Degree

Science  /  Associate of Science Degree

Theatre & Drama  /  Associate of Arts Degree