Student Success Program

Danville Community College's Student Success Program was developed in alignment with the Virginia’s Community Colleges Chancellor’s College Success Coach Initiative (CSCI). DCC's Student Success Program provides qualified students with a success coach throughout their first academic year. Our goal is to empower our students to persist through challenges and/or barriers they may encounter on their educational journey at DCC by providing a holistic approach to student success.

All services are free to qualifying students enrolled in DCC’s Student Success Program!

  • Do I qualify?

    Students that meet any one the following four criteria are eligible.

    • First Generation College Student
    • Minority Student
    • Pell Grant Recipient
    • Within First 15 Credit Hours


    If you have any questions concerning qualifications, please contact one of our success coaches.

  • What services does a success coach provide?

    A success coach can provide:

    • Interactive one-on-one support
    • Assistance with academic and non-academic issues
    • Assistance navigating the college system
    • Referrals to tutoring services and other support services
    • Study skills remediation
    • Career readiness & planning services
    • Community connections
    • Partnerships with faculty and staff
  • What other campus resources and activities does Student Success Program support?

    Other campus resources and activities supported by the Student Success Program include:

    • The Knight's Pantry
    • Single Stop
    • The Career Closet
    • College Knowledge Workshops
    • Career Planning Workshops
    • Classroom Presentations
    • Guest Speakers and Other Campus Events
    • Professional Development
  • Resources

    Food Insecurity


    Benefits Screener


    Career Assessment and Planning


    Paying for School

  • Upcoming Events

    DCC promotes events in a variety of ways.  The most common delivery methods are student email, the Knightly News, social media, and the DCC Webpage. Stay informed on upcoming events by:

    • Reading the Knightly News each month
    • Checking your student email regularly
    • Following DCC on social media
    • Visiting the DCC Webpage