SACSCOC and Accreditation Policies


Credit programs offered by Southside Virginia Community College, an institution of the Virginia Community College System, are approved by the State Board of Community Colleges. In addition, associate degree programs are approved by the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia.

Southside Virginia Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southside Virginia Community College. The date of SVCC’s last reaffirmation was 2018.

SACSCOC Policies

SACSCOC Substantive change policy (last updated May 2018)