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.)

Spring 2022 - Virtual Student Success Center Workshops

Join on Zoom

Tuesday, 3/1 at Noon

Don't Be Testy: Managing Your Test Anxiety

Build test-taking skills to lessen anxiety and increase success.

Wednesday, 3/16 from 10:00am - Noon

Student Success Zoom Room

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

Monday, 3/21 at 11:00am 

Motivational March: How to Stay Focused When You're Just Not Feeling It

Learn techniques to help increase motivation and resilience.

Wednesday, 4/13 at 11:00am

TimelyCare: Virtual Mental Health Resources 

Blue Ridge Community College has partnered with TimelyCare, a Virtual Health and Wellness solution, to connect students with mental health resources.  Attend this virtual session to hear from our TimelyCare Success Manager, Andy Fenton, as he shares about the available resources, how to access the platform, and answers questions.  


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