The online catalog contains official descriptions of the academic policies and programs of Southern Virginia University. The university reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies and procedures, the announced university calendar, and other matters described herein without prior notice, in accordance with established university policies. This catalog is descriptive and is not to be construed as a legal contract. Records of changes are on file and available for examination in the Provost’s Office. Policies approved by the university’s board of trustees are found in Board of Trustee Policy in the Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual. In the event of a conflict between this catalog and board policy, the board’s policy prevails.
Southern Virginia University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Southern Virginia University.
Southern Virginia University is certified to operate and grant baccalaureate degrees by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), located at 101 North Fourteenth Street, Richmond, VA 23219. SCHEV’s telephone number is 804-225-2600. SCHEV’s web address is www.schev.edu.