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REACH / Student Support Services

REACH/Student Support Services is an educational assistance program designed to provide selected students with counseling, advising, and instructional support services. Program services are supplemental to other services available to all students at Virginia Western Community College. While students are ultimately responsible for their success, the purpose of Student Support Services is to assist program participants stay in school, maintain good academic standing, and to help them graduate and/or transfer from Virginia Western Community College.

Eligibility is limited to Virginia Western Community College students who are selected into the program based on their individual academic needs and who demonstrate academic potential. The REACH/Student Support Services applicant must be either a first-generation college student and meet low-income guidelines, or have a documented disability (physical, psychological, or learning). The individual must be currently enrolled at Virginia Western and be a U. S. citizen, or be in the United States for other than a temporary purpose with the intent to become a permanent citizen. Students who have already earned a Bachelor's degree are not eligible. Students who have already received Associate degree(s) will be considered on an individual basis.

REACH Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Contact Us

Location: Student Life Center Room S207
Phone: 540-857-7286

REACH-SSS Professional Partners

Hairston-Niblett, Angela540-857-6014
Counselor/LD Specialist
Student Center S207
ahairston-niblett@virginiawestern.edu
Holland, Hillary540-857-6488
Disability Counselor/ADA Coordinator
Student Center S207F
hholland@virginiawestern.edu
Jackson, Mandy540-857-6093
Admin. & Office Specialist III
Webber Hall W212
mjackson@virginiawestern.edu
Quinn, Avis540-857-6489
SSS Counselor & Project Director
Webber Hall W210
aquinn@virginiawestern.edu
Richardson, Martha540-857-6484
SSS Counselor & Transfer Specialist
Webber Hall W211
mrichardson@virginiawestern.edu
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