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CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Brightpoint Community College’s upcoming class schedule offers new and continuing students scheduling flexibility. Students looking to quickly earn college credit are encouraged to explore Brightpoint’s Winter Mini Session. The Winter Mini Session, held between the fall and spring semesters, starts December 19, 2022, and features online classes designed to be completed in four weeks. For those who prefer to start their classes in the new year, the college provides courses that start throughout the spring semester and that are taught in a variety of formats including on-campus, completely online, Zoom, and hybrid (a blend of class formats). The schedule also includes bimodal classes, which allow students to switch between on-campus and Zoom attendance at their convenience throughout the semester.

To learn more about the college’s Winter Mini Session and Spring 2023 semester class options, visit To get started at Brightpoint, new students should complete an online application for admission at Once a student submits their completed application, they will be connected with a new student navigator, who will guide them through the enrollment and class registration processes.

Prospective, new or current Brightpoint students with questions about Brightpoint, the class schedule, student services or other topics may contact the college’s Help Hub ( for assistance.
Brightpoint Community College, formerly John Tyler Community College, offers more than 80 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 11,400 students during the 2021-22 academic year. It also assisted approximately 5,700 learners, including more than 2,700 job seekers, through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance, a partnership between Brightpoint and Reynolds community colleges.

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