Alert system available

Published 10:45 am Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) sends out Southside Alerts to immediately contact individuals during a major crisis or emergency that affects the college schedule. To receive weather delays and emergency notifications, text svccalert to 888777.

When an incident or emergency occurs, authorized senders will instantly notify you using Southside Alert. Southside Alert is your personal connection to real-time updates, delays closings, who to contact and other important information. Southside Alert is a free service offered by SVCC. Your wireless carrier may charge you a fee to receive messages on your wireless device. If you require an alternate method to texting, such as email or voice notifications, please contact with your name, address and phone number. SVCC will ensure the notifications are received using your preferred method.