VA ABA Consortium

The following four colleges/universities comprise the VA ABA Consortium: George Mason University (GMU), Fairfax; Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond; Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk; and Lynchburg College. More information and helpful updates about the consortium can be found on the VA ABA Consortium website.

Courses Offered

LC Contact

Gena P. Barnhill, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D, LBA

Class Location and Schedule

Monday evenings, 4:30 – 7 p.m. or 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Lynchburg College campus
Schewel Building Room 109 (unless room change is announced)
1501 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24501


Parking Passes are obtained at the Campus Security Office located on the first floor of the Hall Campus Center. Bring your driver’s license, proof of insurance, and car registration.
Campus Security: 434.544.8100


Tuition is set by Lynchburg College (LC). If there are 20 or more students in the cohort statewide, a 25% tuition discount will be offered off the established tuition rate for LC.

College ID

College IDs are obtained at the Campus Security Office located on the first floor of the Hall Campus Center.
Campus Security: 434.544.8100.

LC Email

You will receive correspondence from the Graduate Studies Office once you are accepted into the course sequence which will include information on how to access your college online accounts (including email).


This course will use Blackboard to keep course documents, your assignments, and other resources you will need for the course. You will be provided with information to access courses on Blackboard.

Course Materials

You are welcome to obtain your books wherever you can purchase them. The LC Campus Store, located in the Dysdale Student Center, will be pleased to order them for you.

Course Delivery Format

Students meet in Schewel Hall, Room 109, for coursework delivered through videoconferencing from multiple locations. The instructor will be either onsite or at a consortium member site. Lynchburg College instructors will teach one of the six courses offered throughout the consortium.

Technology Support

LC Technology Help Desk

GMU Technology Help Desk

Withdrawing or Dropping Courses

If you choose to withdraw or drop a course, you must inform your professor, but you will not be officially withdrawn unless you process the necessary add/drop form through the LC Registrar’s office, following institutional timelines and processes.