Admissions - Quick Start


Quick Start:
How to Apply and Register

The following outlines basic steps involved in Admission and Registration at all Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) locations. 

Step 1Complete an application for admission and submit it to SVCC. You can apply for admission online.
Step 2
Apply for Financial Aid.
Step 3
Submit official transcripts if you are a high school/GED graduate. Also have official college transcripts sent to Admissions & Records Office for all colleges attended.
Step 4
Schedule and complete placement testing.
Step 5 in Applying and Registering
After completing placement testing, schedule an appointment with a counselor to assist you with your first course selections. You will be assigned a faculty advisor to assist you with future registrations.
Step 6
Register for classes through the online registration or at any one of our SVCC locations.
Step 7
All registered students will be assigned an email account. If you are having problems with that account, get assistance at our MySVCC helpdesk.
Step 8
Pay tuition and fees by the tuition due dates, either in person or online via MySVCC. You can also apply for our Nelnet tuition payment plan.
Step 9
Obtain your student photo ID at the Student Activities Office.
Step 10
Purchase books at the campus bookstore.
Step 11
Plan to attend new student orientation on the campus you plan to attend. Additional information will be sent to you.