New Student Orientation

Welcome to the Panther Pack!

New Student Orientation (NSO) offers a great jump start to the Fall semester. Our 1-hour sessions are designed to be informative and customized to our attendees' needs.

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The SVCC New Student Orientation dates and times are:

  • Christanna Campus (109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821)
    • July 11 - 10:30 AM
    • July 18 - 1:00 PM
    • July 25 - 1:00 PM
    • August 1 - 10:30 AM
  • John H. Daniel Campus (200 Daniel Road, Keysville, VA 23947)
    • July 11  - 1:00 PM
    • July 18 - 10:30 AM
    • July 25 - 10:30 AM
    • August 1 - 1:00 PM
  • After each 1-hour session, students will have the opportunity to:
    • register for fall classes,
    • complete financial aid,
    • take a campus tour,
    • receive their SVCC student ID,
    • and receive help with setting up their MySVCC account.
  • Why should you attend?
    • Participate in an energetic and information session
    • Meet other new Panthers
    • Receive SVCC SWAG!
    • Make a smooth transition into your college career

Registration is required and space is limited for each session.

Special Sessions

Health Sciences Sessions -  Interested in applying to one of SVCC's nursing programs? Join Mrs. Amanda Shook, Health Sciences Counselor, for a special health sciences session immediately following the 1-hour NSO session on:

  • Thursday, July 11th at 10:30 AM (Christanna Campus)
  • Thursday, July 18th at 10:30 AM (John H. Daniel Campus)

Panther Parents and Partners - Attending college is a huge step. We invited parents and the support systems of our future Panthers to take the journey with them and attend the Panther Parents and Partners session on:

  • Thursday, July 25th at 10:30 AM (John H. Daniel Campus)
  • Thursday, August 1st at 10:30 AM (Christanna Campus)

The Panther Parents and Partners sessions will offer helpful tips and information from our college leadership followed by a Q&A period.

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For more information about Fall 2024 New Student Orientation, please call 434-736-2022 or email