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

Board of Supervisors Chairman, Mecklenburg Electric CEO Appointed to SVHEC Board of Trustees
Governor Ralph Northam recently appointed the Honorable Hubert Pannell and Mr. John Lee to the SVHEC's Board of Trustees.
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SVHEC Now Enrolling for Spring 2021 Classes
Opportunities for enrollment include hands-on job training and college degree programs.
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IT Academy Adds New IT Fundamentals Course
SVHEC's IT Academy is now offering a new introductory course, CompTIA IT Fundamentals+.
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