Helping individuals raise skill levels,
earn a GED® or a high school diploma, and
develop work-readiness and college success.

Providing innovative and effective educational
programming in collaboration with regional partners
to meet the workforce development needs of
underserved populations in the New River Valley to
prepare them for college, careers, and responsible

Diane Gray, Interim Director of Transitional Programs

Dublin: (540) 674-3645;  NRV Mall Site: (540) 674-3600 ext. 3653
NRCC Adult Education link
NRCC Middle College link
Great Expectations link
Onramp program link
For adults 18 and older who want to improve their basic skills, attain employment readiness skills, or earn a GED or high school diploma, classes are offered at NRCC and at adult learning centers in Floyd, Giles, Pulaski, and Radford. NRCC serves as the regional provider of Adult Education services in the New River Valley and is an official GED Testing Center.
Middle College prepares young adults up to the age of 26 to earn a GED or high school diploma and get ready for college. Students develop a career plan and can earn a Career Readiness Certificate issued by the Comonwealth of Virginia. A mentoring team helps students while they are enrolled in Middle College and continues to assist while students are enrolled in college to help them overcome barriers that may hinder success.
Great Expectations offers educational and supportive services to youth ages 14 to 24 who are or were in foster care to help them close educational gaps. Youth in the Great Expectations Program develop a career plan and have an opportunity to earn a Career Readiness Certificate issued by the Commonweatlh of Virginia. The Great Expectations' Career Coach offers support to the foster youth, helping them succeed with college plans and develop independent living skills. A mentoring team provides additional assistance for student success.

On Ramp provides tuition assistance for unemployed or underemployed adult workers who have been displaced from their jobs and need additional training to secure employment, The On Ramp Career Coach helps participants apply for college. Full tuition and books for qualified individuals are covered in the On Ramp Program.


Office of Transitional Programs | 229 Edwards Hall | (540) 674-3645 | New River Community College
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The college's physical address is 5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA