We are Southern Virginia’s epicenter of education and training.

At the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC), you can advance your education and career from right where you are. The SVHEC provides access to the affordable, convenient college degree and job training programs that can change your life – with the flexible scheduling and financial assistance to make it work. Here, you can begin to open doors that you never knew existed. You can unlock confidence in your knowledge, pride in your accomplishments and the specific skills and abilities to propel you forward. The SVHEC is an epicenter of education and training, and there’s opportunity for everyone in our communities. Your opportunity lives here.

Recent News

SVHEC Partners with Southside Behavioral Health on LGBTQ+ Equity Training
SVHEC is partnering with Southside Behavioral Health (SBH) to offer a free, virtual training on LGBTQ+ equity in October.
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SVHEC Hosts COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
On Tuesday, September 14th, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the SVHEC.
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Mask Requirement Returns Due to Rising COVID Cases
Due to rising cases of COVID-19, SVHEC is requiring masking for all individuals regardless of vaccination status.
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