Catalog

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.


Policies


Mission Statement

Academic Records
  • Assessments
  • Grade Reports
  • Privacy of Educational Records
  • Special Transcript Notations
  • Transcripts
Academic Status
  • Academic Administrative Withdrawal
  • Academic Probation
  • Academic Standing
  • Academic Suspension
  • Appeal of Academic Suspension
  • Class Standing
  • Dean’s List
  • Extracurricular Eligibility
  • Grade Point Average
  • Leave of Absence
  • President’s List
Code of Honor
  • Standards of Conduct
  • Dress and Grooming Standards
  • Honor Pledge
Registration Requirements
  • Academic Calendar Description
  • Academic Distinction
  • Adding, Dropping, and Withdrawing
  • Auditing
  • Class Attendance
  • Course Loads
  • Graduation
  • Final Examinations
  • Monday Evening Policy
  • Repeating A Course
  • Taking A Pass/Fail Course
  • Withdrawal from the University
Title IX at Southern Virginia
  • Non-Discrimination Statement
  • Title IX Coordinator
  • Reporting Title IX Concerns
  • Reporting to a Confidential Resource
  • Amnesty
Student Grievance Procedure
  • Academic Issues
  • Honor Issues
  • Housing Issues
  • Other Issues
Transfer Credit and Waivers
  • Advanced Placement Scores
  • Credit for Foreign Language Experience
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
  • LDS Institute Courses
  • Portfolio
  • Transfer Credits
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fee Refunds

Trustees
Administration
Faculty