Central Virginia Community College and Sweet Briar College Dual Admission and Enrollment Agreement
June 24, 2017
  1. This Dual Admission and Enrollment Agreement ("Agreement") enables interested and qualified students to enroll jointly at Central Virginia Community College ("CVCC") and Sweet Briar College. A qualified student must have completed or be in the process of completing a high school diploma or GED. Students pursuing college credit while in high school, ie. Dual-Enrolled students, are qualified for this program.
  2. Any student accepted under this Agreement will enroll at CVCC in an Associate of Arts and Sciences ("AA&S") or Associate of Science ("AS") degree program. These are the two CVCC programs which qualify a student for the Guaranteed Admission Articulation Agreement between CVCC and Sweet Briar College.
  3. A student will apply directly to CVCC and Sweet Briar College and is required to submit all of the required information in support of the application for dual admission. First time enrollment for students will be in either the fall or spring semester.
  4. Each college will evaluate the application and will confer about the appropriate dual admissions decision. Applicants will be notified of the decision as follows:
    • Admission Approved - the student is admitted concurrently to CVCC and to Sweet Briar College as eligible for dual enrollment.
    • Admission Decision Deferred - the student must make satisfactory academic progress at CVCC for future dual admission consideration at Sweet Briar College. Courses to be completed and grade point requirements will be 2.5 as per our Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA) with the Virginia Community College System.
    • Denial - student is not currently admissible for dual admission.
  5. CVCC and Sweet Briar College will each identify a liaison staff member who will coordinate the admission process and collaborate on admissions decisions.
  6. CVCC will assign an academic advisor once the student is enrolled at CVCC. This person will work with the student to ensure that all requirements related to the dual enrollment plan are met so that credits will transfer to Sweet Briar College.
  7. Sweet Briar College will identify an academic advisor, once the student is enrolled at CVCC who will work with the student and the student's advisor at CVCC, to ensure that all requirements related to the dual enrollment plan are met so that credits transfer to Sweet Briar College and that courses necessary for efficient progress at Sweet Briar College towards the bachelor's degree are successfully completed in a timely manner. The student and advisor will work in conjunction with the Sweet Briar College Registrar's Office.
  8. Sweet Briar College will provide an appropriate Student Life Orientation experience for new CVCC students at the beginning of each fall and spring semester and provide a student ID.
  9. CVCC students admitted to this program may take one course per semester at Sweet Briar College. Students may enroll in pre-requisite or gateway courses for their major or one other course of their choosing provided that space is available in the class, and that pre-requisites for that course have been satisfactorily completed. Students who enroll at Sweet Briar College as a part of the dual enrollment program must be in good academic standing at CVCC. Financial Aid for qualified applicants will be awarded by the CVCC Financial Aid Office while pursuing their CVCC degree.
  10. The credits for any course successfully completed at Sweet Briar College will transfer back to CVCC and be applied to the students' associate degree requirements. Students will pay the tuition charges for each enrolled course, at CVCC rates, to Sweet Briar College.
  11. Students admitted through the dual enrollment program will have the opportunity to participate in selected events, clubs, and organizations at Sweet Briar College with their college ID.
  12. Upon the student's satisfactory completion of the conditions set for dual admission to CVCC and Sweet Briar College, and with the student's written request, CVCC will send a transcript and other pertinent documents to the Admissions Office at Sweet Briar College.
  13. The Sweet Briar College Registrar will review the student's CVCC transcript and identify courses that will meet specific requirements at Sweet Briar College.
  14. Following successful completion of qualified associate's degree, female students may submit the transfer application for admission at Sweet Briar College. An official CVCC transcript must be submitted to Sweet Briar College verifying completion of the Associate of Arts and Sciences or Associate of Science degree.
  15. Female students participating in this Agreement will be eligible to be considered for Sweet Briar College scholarships designated for transfer students and to participate in transfer student scholarship competitions.
  16. Both CVCC and Sweet Briar College will promote the Dual Admission and Enrollment Agreement program to qualified students during regular admission recruiting cycles and as applications are reviewed throughout those cycles.

This Agreement is open to annual review/revision by CVCC and Sweet Briar College and can be terminated by either party with 60 days' prior written notice to the other party.

Authorized Signatures

Dr. Meredith Woo
Sweet Briar College

Dr. Rob Granger
Dean of the College
Sweet Briar College

Mr. William Allen
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Sweet Briar College

Dr. John Capps
Central Virginia Community College

Dr. Muriel Mickles
Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
Central Virginia Community College

Mr. Michael Farris
Dean of Enrollment Management
Central Virginia Community College