Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Regulations Governing the Approval of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates [8 VAC 40 ‑ 30]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description These regulations govern the approval and operation of the Virginia private not-for-profit institutions and private for-profit institutions of higher education operating in Virginia, as well as the out-of-state institutions and relgious institutions, and institutions operating on military bases in the Commonwealth.
State Authority §23-265 to § 23-276
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To ensure that the regulations conform to relevant statutes, Acts, and regulations and reflect current and necessary Council procedures.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Sandra Freeman  / SCHEV Associate Director
Address: 101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor
Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)225-3862    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate regulation (Chapter 31)/Repeal Chapter 30 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/26/2006.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal and Promulgate new regualtions Proposed Stage withdrawn on 09/14/2004 before DPB completed its review.