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5 easy ways to register!

To be assured of a seat for a class, complete the registration form below and return it to the Division of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at VHCC by:

  1. ONLINE - Use our shopping cart feature to quickly and easily register for non-credit classes at
  2. Mail:  To register by mail for a non-credit class, complete the registration form, enclose your payment, and mail it at least five days prior to the first class meeting. Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis upon receipt of payment. Please make check or money orders payable to Virginia Highlands Community College and send it to Workforce Development & Continuing Education at VHCC, P.O. Box 828 Abingdon, VA 24212-0828
  3. Fax:  To register by fax for a non-credit class, complete the registration form.  Fax your registration information at least five days prior to the first class meeting to (276)739-2590 and call (276)739-2430 with your payment information. Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis upon receipt of payment.
  4. Phone:  Use your Visa or MasterCard to register by calling (276)739-2430 of toll-free (877)207-6115; (from Bristol, Bluff City, Dickensonville, Lebanon, Scott County and Smyth County).  Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis upon receipt of payment.
  5. Walk-in:  Stop by our office, complete your registration form & make payment in person in
    the ADM building at VHCC, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m-5 p.m. 

Credit Registration
Enrolling in a credit course at VHCC is easy,  to get started visit the VHCC Enrollment Checklist. If you would like more information please call us at (276)739-2430 or email

Non Credit Cancellations
The College reserves the right to cancel any course that does not have sufficient enrollment. The decision is usually made two days prior to the first scheduled class meeting and all registrants will be notified promptly. A full refund is processed automatically. To help prevent cancellations, please register at least five days before a course is scheduled to begin.

Open Enrollment
Companies registering employees must provide notice of canceling enrollment 3 days prior to class or company will be charged for attendance.

Administrative Withdrawal Policy

All students absent the first day of a two or four-day credit class, will be administratively withdrawn on the next business day. Students will receive a “W,” and will not receive a refund. All financial aid students should check with the Financial Aid Office to determine the effect on their award.

Senior Citizens
In non-credit classes, senior citizens (60 years of age or above) may register in a non-credit course, tuition free, on a space available basis. In the case of a class that has insufficient paying enrollment, all senior citizens will be required to pay the full tuition for the class.

Refund Policy
In non-credit classes, full refunds will be given if a course is cancelled or if a student withdraws three days prior to the course. In order to receive a refund, request can be made in writing, by phone (276-739-2430), or in person.

Tuition Rates
Credit course tuition rates are calculated per credit hour.  See the VHCC Credit Tuition & Fees page for the current rate.  Prices do not include textbook charges (if any), which vary with each class.  Textbooks fees can be found in the online bookstore at

Non-credit prices are listed beside each course and are for one class participant. They may not include course materials charges or supplies which vary with each class.



Last updated: 9/4/2015 12:06:45 PM