Open Enrollment for Virginia Western’s Fall Semester available now

Virginia Western Community College announces that open enrollment for Fall Semester 2015 is currently available. Students can pursue more than 60 programs of study from Accounting to Wellness and will enjoy guaranteed transfer to four-year universities as well as hands-on career training.  Students can visit www.virginiawestern.edu to learn more about what classes are available and to enroll. The first day of classes in the full 16-week session is Aug. 24 and the last day to register or add a class is Aug. 30.

Returning students have been able to register for Fall classes since April. New students must apply and take the Virginia Placement Test before registering for classes. Simple step-by-step instructions can be found at: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/admissions/newstudents.php.

New program offerings this Fall include Medical Lab Technology and Biotechnology. These along with other programs in the School of Health Professions and STEM prepare students for careers that are available now in the Roanoke Region. Virginia Western is also working with a national campaign to help more women pursue careers in STEM-related fields. The Fall Semester class schedule can be viewed at: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/classes/index_detail.php?selectedTerm=2154|Fall|Fall%202015.

In addition to the wide range of classes offered at Virginia Western, the college boasts a 70-acre campus, the largest single campus in the Virginia Community College System. Students can participate in clubs and activities as well as exercise in the new Fitness Center in the Student Life Center. Current students and alumni can sign up for internships and receive free career guidance and employment assistance in the Hall Associates Career Center.

Posted on June 17, 2015 in Campus News | Permalink

Financial Aid support now available 24/7

Virginia Western Community College announces that a new financial aid support service is now available around the clock to students. Students can call 1-855-874-6690 or visit mysupport.virginiawestern.edu for assistance with their accounts anytime, day or night.

Students can chat with a team member about their accounts or access the self-help knowledgebase online or on the phone.

Posted on July 1, 2015 in Campus News | Permalink

Services at Virginia Workforce Center to be relocated until further notice following fire

Virginia Western Community College announces that its services that are regularly provided at the Virginia Workforce Center in Crossroads Mall will be relocated because of a fire on Thursday night. Individuals can receive assistance from the college’s career navigators and career coaches at the Goodwill Jobs Campus (2502 Melrose Ave., Suite B, Roanoke, Va.) and on Virginia Western’s main Roanoke campus at G104 in the Thomas Center. This relocation will be in effect from Monday until further notice.

Virginia Western provides assistance for individuals entering the workforce for the first time or returning after a break in employment or layoff. Career navigators and coaches can help individuals determine a strong career and create a plan of action to gain the education and skills they need. For more information about Virginia Western’s Workforce Solutions, visit: www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce.

Open enrollment for Virginia Western’s Fall Semester begins on Monday. Fall classes begin on Aug. 24. For more information on enrolling and to view class schedules, visit www.virginiawestern.edu.

Posted on June 19, 2015 in Campus News | Permalink

Apply now for CT Career Studies online certificate program

The Computed Tomography Imaging (CT) Career Studies online Certificate Program application deadline is June 30, 2015. If you are a Registered Radiologic Technologist interested in advancing your professional skills, be sure to apply.


Posted on June 16, 2015 in Campus News | Permalink

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