Guaranteed Admissions Agreement / Community Educational Partnership Agreement
Between
Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Bachelor's Degree Program
And
Central Virginia Community College

Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Bachelor's Degree Program welcomes and values transfer students from the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) who are appropriately prepared and determined to pursue a baccalaureate degree. Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) and Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Bachelor's Degree Program have entered into the following Community Educational Partnership Agreement in order to make the transfer process orderly and smooth for graduates of Central Virginia Community College who wish to transfer to Averett University and earn a baccalaureate degree. This partnership is designed to ensure that students who have matriculated at Central Virginia Community College can easily transition into Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Bachelor's Degree Program. Averett University guarantees acceptance of any student from Central Virginia Community College who has completed an Associate's Degree. Assodate's Degree includes the Assodate in Applied Science (AAS), Associates in Science (AS), and the Associates in Arts and Sciences (AA&S). (Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Website: https://gps.averett.edu/online/)

Section 1:
  1. It is the intention of this agreement, as Community Educational Partners, to ensure continuity from community college programs to the appropriate curriculum of study at Averett University. Any student who completes the Associate's Degree (AAS/ AS/ AA&S) from Central Virginia Community College will be admitted to Averett University with junior status.
  2. Upon receipt of a completed application and official transcript or transcriptsj Averett University will guarantee automatic acceptance to students earning an Associate's degree from Central Virginia Community College with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. All coursework that was credited toward the associate's degree will be accepted and transferred to Averett University. The only exception is that Averett does not accept the grade of D in ENG 111 or their equivalents. Students will be required to complete a total of 120 Credit hours (transferred and Averett University Courses) to successfully earn their Averett University Baccalaureate Degree.
  3. Central Virginia Community College applicants must present courses that satisfy Averett University's General Education requirements. Any remaining required General Education courses will be completed through Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies Program.
  4. All rules for transferring courses, as stated in the Catalog and Transfer Guidelines, will be applied. The procedures for transferring credits to Averett are listed in the Averett University catalog. Averett University Catalog: https://www.averett.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017-18-Academic-Catalog-4.12.2018.pdf Transfer Guide: https://www.averett.edu/wp-content/uploads/VCCS-transfer-guide.pdf
  5. Averett University will provide academic advising for any student considering transfer to Averett University.
Section 2:
  1. Any changes, additions, or deletions to this agreement shall be made only after consultation with and agreement among officials at both institutions.
  2. This agreement will remain in effect until terminated by either party upon written notice to the other party of an intention to terminate.
  3. The above provisions are mutually agreed to and shall go into effect and implemented immediately upon the execution of the signatures of the presidents of Central Virginia Community College and Averett University.
Section 3:

Announcement of Availability Agreement:

Central Virginia Community College agrees to support this Community Educational Partnership agreement with Averett University by indicating the relationship in appropriate literature and through the Central Virginia Community College web site. Averett University agrees to support this Community Educational Partnership Agreement with Central Virginia Community College by indicating the relationship in appropriate literature and through the Averett University web site. Averett University and Central Virginia Community College will work collaboratively to facilitate the sharing of information to inform students about educational opportunities, options, and programs. Central Virginia Community College and Averett University will also make this Community Educational Partnership Agreement known in appropriate materials pertinent and presented to current students, graduates, and alumni of Central Virginia Community College. Central Virginia Community College will provide Averett University with a list of graduating students each year with addresses to facilitate Averett University's ability to inform students about programs in which graduating students may have an interest.

 

Approved:
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Dr. John Capps, President
Central Virginia Communittee College

Date: 8/21/2019

 

Approved:
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Dr. Tiffany M. Franks, President
Averett University

Date: 8/21/2019