MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Community College System (ACCS) has launched an online resource for displaced Virginia College students. Last week, the Education Corporation of America announced that all Virginia College campuses would close, including four in Alabama. The ACCS website – http://www.accs.edu/virginiacollege provides important resources for Virginia College students, from obtaining transcripts to information on loans and a list of upcoming events.
“At the Alabama Community College System, our doors are open and we encourage students displaced by Virginia College to contact our schools and discuss their options. Our staff is ready and willing to help in any way they can,” said Alabama Community College System Chancellor Jimmy Baker. “We created this website to help students during what can be a difficult transition, and we hope Virginia College students find it helpful as they plan their path forward.”
Contact information for each of Alabama’s community colleges is provided on the site for students interested in learning about their transfer options.
The private schoollicensure division of the ACCS has received student transcripts from all Virginia College locations in Alabama and is ready to assist students with their transcript requests. In addition to information on transcripts, the new website provides information on who to contact for questions about student loans, as well as specific information for veterans. The website also contains a calendar of events planned specifically for Virginia College students. This calendar will be updated as events are added.
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