Faithful. Honest. Kind.℠

Southern Virginia University is a private, faith-based institution of higher education aligned with
the restored gospel of Jesus Christ as taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and those who share our values, lift them intellectually, socially, and spiritually, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Catalog Policies

The online catalog contains official descriptions of the academic policies and programs of Southern Virginia University. The university reserves the right to change programs of study, academic policies and procedures, the announced university calendar, and other matters described herein without prior notice, in accordance with established university policies. This catalog is descriptive and is not to be construed as a legal contract. Records of changes are on file and available for examination in the Provost’s Office. Policies approved by the university’s board of trustees are found in Board of Trustee Policy in the Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual. In the event of a conflict between this catalog and board policy, the board’s policy prevails.

Previous versions of the catalog are available to current and former students upon request. Submit requests or questions to