Official StatementFall 2021 Healthy Campus Plan
Aug. 11, 2021 — Southern Virginia University strongly encourages all individuals whose health conditions allow to vaccinate against COVID-19. Consistent with the principles of choice and accountability, individuals are invited to choose the path of vaccination or non-vaccination and their associated opportunities and requirements.
Official StatementEaster is All About Peace and Hope
April 1, 2021 — “Easter is all about Peace and Hope.” As usual, President Nelson captures the heart of things, helping us “always remember Him.”
Official StatementSouthern Virginia University Shares Plans for Safe, In-Person Commencement Exercises
March 31, 2021 — For the past several weeks, University Leaders have been working on behalf of our graduates to find a way to host commencement in-person, with guests in attendance, while complying with requirements from local, state, and national regulators.
Official Statement#GivingTuesday: Help Us Fulfill our Vision for the Next 25 Years
Dec. 1, 2020 — From humble beginnings come great things.
Official StatementSpecial Graduation Celebration & Homecoming Postponed
Oct. 5, 2020 — We want to reassure you that we have not forgotten about the Class of 2020.
Official StatementRemembering Former President Rodney K. Smith
July 27, 2020 — The Southern Virginia University community is deeply saddened by the passing of beloved former University President Rodney K. Smith.
Official StatementAcademic Plan for Fall 2020
July 27, 2020 — Last week, we shared our SCHEV-approved Healthy Campus Plan for reopening the University in Fall 2020.
Official StatementHealthy Campus Plan: SCHEV Approval to Reopen Campus for Fall 2020
July 23, 2020 — We are pleased to announce that Southern Virginia University’s Healthy Campus Plan has been approved with no revisions by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Official StatementSouthern Virginia University Observes Juneteenth
June 18, 2020 — Tomorrow, Friday, June 19, 2020, we will observe Juneteenth or Freedom Day—a national commemoration of the official ending of slavery in the United States.
Official StatementOfficial University Statement: Update to our Academic Center
June 11, 2020 — Effective immediately, the main academic building on the campus of Southern Virginia University will no longer be known as Durham Hall.
Official StatementOfficial University Statement: Love One Another
June 2, 2020 — We are sad and appalled by the too frequent tragedy of racial abuse, especially if under the guise of civil authority with physical abuse leading to injury or death.