Statement to parties seeking information about official state certification and/or authentication of diplomas:
Pursuant to Virginia Code section 23.1-900.01, "each public institution of higher education and private institution of higher education may provide any diploma or other proof of education to requesting individuals or entities using the method that it deems appropriate, in either electronic or paper form." Please consult the university or college registrar's office or website for further details.
February 25, 2019
- SCHEV has been notified that Dream Center Education Holdings, the parent company of Argosy University
, was recently placed on Heightened Cash Monitoring 2 status by the U.S. Department of Education (U.S. ED). The U.S. ED will cancel any federal debt students acquired to pay for the spring semester and post updates at www.ed.gov in coming days. Argosy University students in Northern Virginia should obtain copies of their unofficial transcript or financial ledger card as soon as possible via the Argosy Student Portal. If students have additional questions, they can contact Argosy University directly at 703-526-5800.
December 18, 2018
- SCHEV has been notified that Education Corporation of America, the parent company of Virginia College
, will cease operation in December 2018. Virginia College in Midlothian will close its doors on December 18, 2018. SCHEV is working with Virginia College administrators to obtain academic and financial records for current students and to ensure that former students’ records are preserved and maintained in accordance with Virginia regulatory requirements.
: Student records from the University of Northern Virginia
should not be accepted as official documents. Neither transcripts nor diplomas from the institution can be verified as true and accurate.
Sept. 6, 2016
- SCHEV has been notified that ITT Technical Institute
has voluntarily ceased offering postsecondary education and will close all of its campuses.