All kinds of support for all kinds of students!
Academic and Student Success
At SVCC, a comprehensive team of first 15 academic advisors, professional tutors, student services professionals, and counselors are available to help you develop your academic strengths and tackle challenges. Take advantage of the rich variety of resources available to you as you make the most of your opportunities. Contact: Bernadette.email@example.com
Student Services Professionals and Counselors address issues related to career, academic difficulty, time management and other obstacles that hinder student success. Contacts: John.Hicks@southside.edu
Students can find one-on-one tutoring on each main campus in the Comprehensive Learning Centers. While appointments are encouraged, walk-ups can find help with immediate academic needs. Services are available 5 days a week and during the evening hours. Contact: Melissa.Johnson@southside.edu
New Student Orientation
Recognizing that most students need assistance as they transition to college, New Student Orientation provides comprehensive onboarding experiences and support for new students and their families. Contact: LeTina.firstname.lastname@example.org
SVCC is committed to assisting students and graduates in finding jobs. Career Services provides services to help students prepare and find the career of their dreams. Contacts Matt.email@example.com and Tonia.Talbott@southside.edu
Students with Disabilities
SVCC provides equal access for students with disabilities and chronic illnesses and fully complies with the American with Disabilities Act.
SVCC offers Make-It-Happen and Women In Search of Excellence (WISE) mentoring programs that offer specialized support services that range from college transition, time management to leadership training.
Military & Veterans Educational Benefits
At Southside Virginia Community College, “military friendly” is more than just a phase. We are here to help support your success. Contact Tonia.firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Services Office Hours
Spring & Fall Semester Regular office hours
Monday - Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
A key to your success at SVCC is working closely with an Advisor.
Click on any Advisor's name in the list below for more information.
Administration of Justice: Alfonzo R. Seward; Doug Whaley
Administrative Support Technology: Crystal Jones
Advanced Manufacturing Technology: Vincent Brown
Agribusiness: Dixie Dalton
Business: Sharon P. Freeman
Health Sciences: Rebecca Laben
History & Political Science: Lisa Jordan
Human Services: Ben George
Liberal Arts/Transfer Studies: Mary Downing
Nursing Program (ADN): Leslie Jackson
Nursing Program (LPN): Patricia Archer
Nursing Program (LPN South Boston): Jonette Talbott
Nursing Program (ADN South Boston): Melissa Arthur
Pre-Allied Health (Pre-ADN/RN/PN): Karen Fisher