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Surry Community College provides leadership and program opportunities that positively enhances student success through a learning lab of experiences. SCC strives to strengthen relationships by offering opportunities outside the classroom through student organizations.

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Student Services

Student Involvement

The Campus Life and Student Support office at Surry Community College exists to support leadership development, provide quality programming, engage the campus community, and inspire students in their educational pursuits.

Student Organizations provide a host of co-curricular experiences that enhance character building, community engagement, service to others and cultural understanding.

Career Services

The Career Opportunities and Workforce Advancement office is the central hub for the career development of students at SCC. Through our services and programs, we can help maximize success in creating "career savvy" job candidates. Our career services include:

Students can also find local job postings on College Central Network. It's a free source for searching jobs and posting resumes for employers to view.

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Continuing Education Transcript Request

Your continuing education transcript is a confidential document maintained by the Corporate and Continuing Education Office. It is accessible only to you and those you permit to have copies. Surry Community College charges a $3.00 fee for each official transcript. There is no charge for "unofficial" transcripts.

In order for someone else to pick up your transcript, we will need your written permission with your signature allowing them to do so. They will also need to present a valid picture ID upon arrival. We cannot e-mail transcripts.

Anyone needing a non-curriculum transcript may choose one of the following options (Please read carefully):

  1. Go to the Sells (J) Building on the main campus, the Center for Public Safety, or the Yadkin Center pay the $3.00 per transcript fee (for official copies). We will process your request at that time. If you need unofficial copies, there will be no charge and unofficial copies may be requested from any of our locations.
  2. Complete the Continuing Education Transcript Request Form. Follow the instructions on the form to send it to our office by fax or postal service. The request form must contain the following information before it can be processed:
    • Current full name (and your name while attending SCC, if different)
    • Your date of birth
    • Your Social Security Number
    • Your Signature
    • Type of transcript being requested (official or unofficial)
    • Name and mailing address where we should mail your transcript
    • For Official Transcripts payment with a Visa or Mastercard will be requested by a call from the Continuing Education representative.

Note: Transcript requests will not be processed if there are unpaid obligations to Surry Community College.

Please allow five business days for processing. This does not include time required for mailing, so please plan accordingly.

The College maintains accurate and confidential student records and recognizes the rights of students to have access to their educational and personal records in accordance with existing College policy and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment) and its revisions.

The College may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, degrees and awards, dates of attendance, and enrollment status (full or part-time).

Curriculum Transcript Request

Your curriculum transcript is a confidential document maintained by the Records and Registration Office in Student Services. It is accessible only to you and those you permit to have copies. Surry Community College charges a $3.00 fee for each official transcript. There is no charge for "unofficial" transcripts.

Transcripts covering a student's high school and previous college education, which have been submitted to the college as a requirement for admission, become a part of the Admissions official file. The college does not reissue or certify copies of transcripts from other institutions. Transcripts must be ordered directly from the institution where the coursework was taken.

In order for someone else to pick up your transcript, we will need your written permission with your signature allowing them to do so. They will also need to present a valid picture ID upon arrival. We cannot e-mail transcripts.

Anyone needing a transcript may choose one of the following options (Please read carefully):

  1. Go to the Reeves (A) Building, pay the $3.00 per transcript fee (for official copies) at the Cashier's desk, and bring your receipt to the registration desk in the Student Services Office. We will process your request at that time. If you need unofficial copies, go directly to the registration desk.
  2. Complete the Curriculum Transcript Request Form. Follow the instructions on the form to send it to our office by fax or postal service.
  3. SCC will accept an e-mail request ONLY if we are mailing your transcript directly to another college/university. We cannot e-mail transcripts. This request must contain the following information before it can be processed:
    • Current full name (and your name while attending SCC, if different)
    • Your date of birth
    • Approximate dates of attendance at Surry Community College
    • Did you receive a degree from SCC? If so, when?
    • Type of transcript being requested (official or unofficial)
    • Name and mailing address of the college/university where we should mail your transcript
    • Make payment with a Visa or Mastercard by contacting our Business Office at (336) 386-3208 (daytime) or (336) 386-3201 (evening) * E-mail requests should be sent to transcripts@surry.edu

Note: Transcript requests will not be processed if there are unpaid obligations to Surry Community College.

Please allow five business days for processing. This does not include time required for mailing, so please plan accordingly.

The College maintains accurate and confidential student records and recognizes the rights of students to have access to their educational and personal records in accordance with existing College policy and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment) and its revisions.

The College may disclose, without consent, "directory" information such as a student's name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, degrees and awards, dates of attendance, and enrollment status (full or part-time).

Disability Support

The Disability Services office provides equal access to programs and services and promotes equal opportunities for students with disabilities, through the provision of reasonable accommodations, resources and services.

GED Testing

GED testing is offered in the Testing Center located on the main campus. All testing is computer based. Paper testing will only be available as an accommodation. The test consists of four content areas. After attaining a minimum standard score on each of the four tests and a total of 600, a high school diploma equivalency is awarded to the student by the State Board of the Community College System.

Go Wireless

Wireless access is available at the main campus and each Center.  The Student Technology Center provides students an open computer lab to work on assignments and network with other students.  Lab assistants are available to provide students help if needed.

Health and Wellness

The Health, Wellness, and Development office provides students with the basic wellness resources they need so that they can become successful.

Placement Testing

Placement testing is offered in the Testing Center located on our main campus. Online testing is a comprehensive, computer adaptive placement assessment designed to help professional staff place students in appropriate courses to maximize their success. 

Textbooks and Supplies

Required textbooks and supplies may be purchased at the campus Bookstore. Textbooks may also be purchased online. In addition to required textbooks and supplies, the Bookstore carries a selection of reference materials, apparel, book bags, greeting cards, and other specialty items.

Tutoring

Our Academic Support Center provides free tutoring services to students, on-campus or online. We offer 1-on-1 tutoring and study groups. The Academic Support Center also has a Writing Lab staffed by faculty to assist students with writing assignments across disciplines. Love tutoring? Apply to help out fellow students in the field that you enjoy. Unable to visit our campus or centers? Receive assistance right from home with online tutoring.

Veterans Affairs

Through Veteran's Services, veteran's have the opportunity to take advantage of educational benefits. These benefits are based on chapter and eligibility is determined by the Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA).

Student Involvement

Student Involvement

What does it mean to get involved at Surry Community College? Getting involved at Surry Community College can help you develop and improve personal leadership skills, and potentially impress potential employers and institutions of higher learning.

Ways To Get Involved:

Student Government Association

Promoting better student government, better academic achievement, student activities, to better student-faculty relations, to heighten standards of contact among students and remain a member in good standing of the North Carolina Comprehensive Community College Student Government Association.

What does SGA do?

  • Serves as the student voice on campus.
  • SGA President serves as an ex office member of the SCC Trustee Board.
  • Student representatives on many SCC committees.
  • Each curriculum has input into SGA by appointing representatives to be members of the Association.
  • Officers are elected from within the Association and serve on the Executive Board.
  • Sponsors activities such as Club Day, Blood drives, Angel Tree for kids of SCC students, SWEAT Day (Spring Fling).
  • Supports Athletic events.
  • Attends Leadership Conferences.

Learn:

  • how you can be a more effective communicator,
  • budgeting skills,
  • how to conduct meetings,
  • conflict resolution skills,
  • networking skills,
  • how you can become a leader in your school and community.

Sigma Phi Alpha (National Society of Leadership and Success)

The National Society of Leadership and Success achieves profound results in helping students discover and attain their goals, offering life changing lectures from the nations leading presenters, and a community where students help one another succeed.

Phi Theta Kappa (National Honor Society)

The National Honor Society provides the opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Volunteerism and Service Learning

Volunteerism and service learning is a teaching method that combines community service with academic advancement. Students learn about civic responsibility while participating in organized community service activities that respond to local needs.

Athletics