About Us

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Southwest Virginia Community College, a comprehensive two-year institution, provides quality educational and cultural enrichment opportunities for lifelong learners, workforce and community. Southwest is guided by steadfast core values. As a community of educators we value: • Student Centered Learning – Southwest believes that students are the primary reason we exist and our purpose is to help them achieve their goals and aspirations. • Student Success – Southwest recognizes the potential in individuals and assists them in obtaining their highest level of attainment. • Excellence – Southwest strives for excellence in instruction and service through rigorous academic and professional standards. • Inclusiveness & Collaboration – Southwest reaches out to the communities and partners it serves, supporting and assisting them in achieving their goals.