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Special Enrollment Options - Central Virginia Community College

Special Enrollment Options

CVCC has a number of special enrollment options, some of which require different or additional admissions procedures. Please refer to the information and links below if you fall into any of these categories.

Selective admission programs

Certain health programs have special admission requirements. Consult the college catalog or contact the Counseling Center for information about programs of interest to you. Some programs with special admissions requirements include: Respiratory Therapy, Radiologic Technology, and Medical Laboratory Technology.

High school/on-campus dual enrollment

You may take college level transfer and occupational/technical classes while you are still in high school through our dual enrollment option. To take on-campus dual enrollment, you must have permission from your high school principal. Contact your high school guidance office for more information. You may also call the CVCC Counseling Center at 434.832.7800.

Distance education students

Distance education students complete the regular admissions forms. Special support services are available to distance education students. CVCC also offers tips concerning the characteristics of successful distance education students, online degree programs, technical requirements for enrollment, and Blackboard support. To access this information and more, go to the distance education website.

Senior citizens

Educational benefits for senior citizens are provided under the VA Senior Citizens Higher Education Act of 1974 and amendments. Eligible senior citizens may enroll in credit classes for audit without charge. To be eligible for this benefit, the following criteria must be met: 60 years of age or older before the beginning of the term for which enrollment is sought, a legal resident of Virginia for one year preceding enrollment, and taxable Federal income not exceeding $15,000. There is a charge for enrollment in non-credit classes.

Transfer students

Transfer students from other colleges are welcome at CVCC and should complete the regular admissions process. Assessment testing may be waived for transfer students providing official transcripts with a grade of C or higher in math and/or English. To obtain a degree from CVCC, 25% of the credits applied to the program must be taken from CVCC. Please refer to the college catalog for a detailed explanation of graduation policy.


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