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Southwest Virginia Community College does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
The college is subject to Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Equal Pay Act; the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; Federal Executive Order 11246; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA); Virginia’s State Executive Order Number Two; and all other applicable rules and regulations.

Information about campus, workplace violence prevention, and Title IX ( is available online.

Individuals with questions or concerns about any of these regulations or related issues should contact:
Cathy Smith-Cox
Dean, Health Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural & Social Sciences
Russell Hall, Room 122


Dyan Lester
Director of Career Services, Disability Services, and Title IX Coordinator
Dellinger Hall, DE-225.

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Southwest Virginia Community College no discrimina a empleados (Spanish)

የሳውዝ ዌስት ቨርጂኒያ ኮምዩኒቲ ኮሌጅ መድልዎ አልባ ማሳሰቢያ (Amharic – Ethiopia)

दक्षिण पश्चिम वर्जीनिया सामुदायिक कॉलेज सूचना गैर-भेदभाव नोटिस (Hindi)

西南弗吉尼亚州社区学院不歧视通知 (Chinese)

Recorded Non-Discrimination Statement

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Students and prospective students may find the information resources of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) of use in planning for college and careers. SCHEV has created an institutional profile for each Virginia public college and university, and for each independent college or university participating in the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Our profile is available here at the SCHEV profile page for Southwest Virginia Community College.

Revisions to Published Information

Southwest Virginia Community College must reserve the right to make any necessary but previously unannounced revisions, additions, or deletions in services, program offerings, program requirements, course content, scheduled course offerings, instructors, meeting times, and dates and locations as may be required without notice.  Online catalog content supersedes the hard copy catalog of the same academic year(s).

Contact Information

Mailing Address: P.O. Box SVCC, Richlands, VA 24641-1101
Telephone: 276.964.2555 or 276.964.7238
Call toll-free in service region  1.800.822.7822
Fax Admissions at 276.964.7716