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Statement of VCCS Chancellor Glenn DuBois to the former Virginia students of ITT Tech

RICHMOND — Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, released the following statement today to the former Virginia students of ITT Tech:

“Today’s announced closing of ITT Tech affects an estimated 2,500 students in Virginia. For them, this can be an especially emotional and confusing time. What it should not be, however, is a reason to stop pursuing a postsecondary credential.

“I want former ITT Tech students to know that you are neither abandoned nor alone and that we stand ready to help you continue and complete the educational aspirations you sought at ITT Tech.

“Virginia’s Community Colleges offer hundreds of industry-certified credentials available through our short-term training programs. In addition, we offer pathways to traditional associate degrees and even bachelor’s degrees through our guaranteed transfer agreements with more than three-dozen public and private universities.

“Please use the chart below to reach out to your nearest community college so that we can help you on your way as quickly as possible:

ITT Technical Institute Campus  
(in Virginia)

Nearest VCCS College

Toll Free

Norfolk Campus

Tidewater Community College


Northern Virginia Campus – Chantilly

Northern Virginia Community College


Northern Virginia Campus – Springfield

Northern Virginia Community College


Richmond Campus

John Tyler Community College


Roanoke Campus

Virginia Western Community College


About Virginia’s Community Colleges: Since 1966, Virginia’s Community Colleges have given everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened. By making higher education and workforce training available in every part of Virginia, we elevate all of Virginia. Together, Virginia’s Community Colleges serve approximately 400,000 students each year.  For more information, please visit To share a story about how community colleges change lives, visit