Student Success Center

Welcome!

The Blue Ridge Community College Student Success Center assists students in achieving their educational and career goals. We provide tools and resources to support students and help overcome barriers to success.

We can help you

  • Develop a personalized career plan
  • Arrange experiential learning opportunities
  • Identify job openings, polish your résumé, and sharpen interviewing skills
  • Address challenges related to learning differences or disabilities
  • Obtain reasonable accommodations and support for disabilities
  • Develop academic and study skills
  • Set achievable academic goals
  • Improve motivation, time management, and organization skills
  • Complete a SAP appeal, if you’ve lost your financial aid
  • Complete the Single Stop screener if you need help with food, housing, insurance, etc.
  • Connect with other campus support services (Tutoring, Financial Aid, etc.)

Fall 2022 - Student Success Center Events

Join on Zoom

Tuesday, 9/20 2pm-5pm

*Plecker building, P126

Manufacturing and Technology Job Fair

While targeted to students in the program areas of manufacturing and technology including: biotechnology, mechatronics, manufacturing engineering, electronics technology, information technology, and cyber security, the job fair is open to all students to learn and explore career paths and job/internship opportunities.

Tuesday, 9/27 9am-11am

*Student Success Center across from cafeteria in Houff.

Student Success Center Walk-ins

Feeling overwhelmed? If you have questions or need support in order to be successful this semester, visit the Student Success Center to connect with support services.

Wednesday, 9/28 10am-noon

*Zoom link above

Student Success Zoom Room

Feeling overwhelmed? If you have questions or need support in order to be successful this semester, join this open Zoom room to connect with student success support services.

Wednesday, 9/28 11am-1pm

*Houff Center North Lobby

Workforce Wednesday

Recruiters from DuPont Community Credit Union and the National Guard will be on campus to share opportunities.


Wednesday, 10/12 11am-1pm

*Houff Center North Lobby

Workforce Wednesday

Virginia Veterinary Centers will join us to recruit for their open vet tech positions.

Monday, 10/17 10am-noon

*Student Success Center across from cafeteria in Houff.

Student Success Center Walk-ins

Feeling overwhelmed? If you have questions or need support in order to be successful this semester, visit the Student Success Center to connect with support services.

Career Services

Career Services

Disability Services

Disability Services

Student Success

Student Success Advising

Programs

Single Stop

A free, confidential screener to link students with financial support programs

Great Expectations

A program for students currently, or formerly, in Foster Care.

SOAR

Emergency financial assistance for BRCC students with identified need.

SNAP

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (Food Stamps) Program Information

Make an Appointment

Make an appointment with Career Services, Disability Services, or Student Success. 

Make an Appointment

Computing Resources

Technology Help Desk/Student Computer Lab

Free Software for Students

Other Campus Resources

The CAVE/Tutoring

Library

Academic Advising

TimelyCare

Free Virtual Mental Health Services (login using your mybrcc/vccs username & password)

ESL

Course Syllabi Information

Student Success Videos

Goal Setting

Time Management

Note Taking

Test Taking

Meet the Team

Career Services

Carmel Murphy Norris

Carmel Murphy Norris, M.S.W
Career Services & Career Coach Program Coordinator
Office: G164G
murphynorrisc@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2237

Latoya Garrison

Latoya Garrison, MS, GCDF, CPCC
Assistant Coordinator Career Services
Office: G164F
garrisonl@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2596

Disability Services

Nicole Stephens

Nicole Stephens
Disability Services Coordinator
Office: G164D
stephensn@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2559

Student Success

Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith, MA, VCC
Student Success Coordinator
Great Expectations Coordinator
Office: G164H
smithw@brcc.edu
(540) 453-2325

Scott McLellan

Scott McLellan
Student Success Advisor
Office: G164I
(540) 453-2537