Admission Requirements

Identify Verification: PVCC strives to maintain a safe and secure learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Therefore, all prospective students must verify their identity as part of the admissions process. Applicants must use a computer or mobile device equipped with a camera to provide a real-time photo of themselves (Liveness Check) and upload a photo ID (e.g., Driver's License, ID Card, Passport).

PVCC has an open admissions policy. You may apply and register for classes if you:

  • Are at least 18 years of age,
  • Or, if younger than 18, you have a high school diploma or GED.

Please follow the steps below.

Admissions Process

  1. Submit an Online Application
    Admission is free. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a Student ID number and username. Make sure to keep this information for your records.
  2. Apply for Financial Aid
    All degree- and certificate-seeking students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Financial aid may come in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, or work-study positions. Learn more at
  3. Meet with an Advisor
    Make an appointment to meet with an academic advisor or attend an orientation session. Call 434.961.6581 or email for assistance.
  4. Register & Pay for Classes
    Register for classes through MyPVCC at You will need the username and password you received after submitting your PVCC application.

    Pay for classes online through MyPVCC or in person at the Cashier's Office, located in room M237 of the Main Building. Get assistance with billing and payment information by visiting or call 1.434.961.5212

— Last updated by Piedmont Virginia Community College on 2/20/2024 9:36AM PST

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Piedmont Virginia Community College
501 College Drive
Admissions & Advising Center
Charlottesville, VA 22902



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