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Bedford Center

We, along with support services from the main campus in Lynchburg, readily serve the Bedford community and assist students and career path learners in achieving their educational goals.

Early College Information Sessions!

Interested in earning an Associate Degree in General Studies while completing an Advanced Studies Diploma?  Find out how at a Bedford Early College Information Session on December 6, or January 10, from 6-7 p.m. at the CVCC Bedford CenterAdvance registration is required.  See below for location map. 

About The Bedford Center

In January 2005, Central Virginia Community College began offering classes to the residents of the city and county of Bedford at a new, state-of-the-art facility in the Bedford Center for Business.  Delivery systems include classroom instruction as well as Web-based /Internet courses, hybrid courses, Live Online (real-time web-conferencing) courses*, and  specialized training in workforce development for business and industry.

An academically accelerated Early College program is also offered.  Qualified high school juniors complete their last two years of high school at the Bedford Center and earn an Associate Degree in General Studies at the same time as their high school diplomas.  This program is also offered to qualified home-schooled students.

In addition to classes, the Bedford Center is a full service facility offering admissions and enrollment, assistance with financial aid, degree and transfer advising, and payment processing.  Services also include placement testing, career and interest inventories, and proctoring.

The Center also has a community meeting room which seats up to 85 people and is available for technology based seminars and conferences at no charge to government and non-profit groups.  The room may be scheduled for use by other groups with a fee.

*Live Online courses are delivered live, real-time (days/times established) using web-conferencing software, Zoom.  Faculty teaching these courses do not have students present with them - all students are "remote."  

Bedford Center Staff (434-832-7284)

Bedford Class Schedule

Contact Title Phone
Cathy Craig-Carson Adm. & Program Specialist 434-832-7285
Patrick Gatti Director 434-832-7286
Patricia Schubert Counselor 434-832-7288
Patricia Walker Administrative Specialist 434-832-7284