Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) and the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) respects and encourages free expressive activity by its students, faculty and staff. CVCC is committed to supporting the exercise of constitutionally protected expression/free speech on CVCC owned and controlled facilities and property while maintaining a safe atmosphere free from disruption.

CVCC has established reasonable requirements for use of its facilities and property in order to focus on its educational mission, to maintain an environment conducive to teaching and learning while providing a safe environment that preserves the integrity of its facilities and the aesthetics of the campus grounds.

The use of CVCC facilities and property must:

  • not impede student education, academic activities, research, approved programs, scheduled events, college functions, or the faculty/staff work environment,
  • be safe for participants and not generate safety and/or security issues,
  • preserve the integrity and aesthetics of the college property.
How to Report an Incident/Violation:

You may report an incident of disruption of constitutionally protected speech, to include but not limited to an interference with the speaker, obstructing the free passage of others and the distribution of literature in the following manner:

For non- emergency/urgent situations:
  • CVCC Students and employees should contact:
    Dr. Kris Ogden
    Interim VP of Academic and Student Affairs
  • Non-CVCC students or employees should contact:
    Lewis Bryant
    VP of Finance and Administration
Contact Campus Police at 434.832.7700 or 911 for emergency or urgent situations.

To assure compliance with VA Code: 23.1-401.1 the Dean of Student Success and Human Resources Director is responsible for appropriately disseminating the information/materials to students and employees.