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Southern Virginia University Observes Juneteenth

· June 18, 2020

Today the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University is Open for Fall 2020

· June 15, 2020

Today the Office of the President issued the following letter:


Southern Virginia University Makes Standardized Tests Optional

· June 15, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In response to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, Southern Virginia University has made optional the previously required standardized test submissions for incoming students.


Spring 2020 President’s and Provost’s Lists

· June 8, 2020

Southern Virginia University recently announced its Spring 2020 President’s and Provost’s Lists. These lists are compiled at the end of each semester and recognize students who have excelled academically.


Official University Statement: Love One Another

· June 2, 2020

Today, Southern Virginia University issued the following statement:


Alumni Share Heartfelt Memories of Beloved University Hymn “Shenandoah”

· May 21, 2020

Each year, at the close of Southern Virginia University’s annual Commencement exercises, current students and any alumni in attendance are invited to gather on the steps of Main Hall to serenade graduating seniors with the American folk song and beloved University hymn, “Shenandoah.”



Five Tips for Learning at Home

· April 14, 2020

College from home is very different from life on campus. To help you succeed while learning online, we came up with a few tips to consider during the next few months.


Faculty Migrate Classes Online in Herculean Effort

and · March 27, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In response to the continued escalation of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, Southern Virginia University announced on March 12 that all in-person classes would migrate to online instruction beginning March 23 through the end of the 2020 Spring Semester.


Black Student Union Helps Campus Honor Black History

and · March 4, 2020

Buena Vista, Va.—In commemoration of Black History Month, Southern Virginia University’s Black Student Union hosted events celebrating black culture from Feb. 17-21, inviting all members of campus to learn and grow together.