Apply for Graduation by March 1

Congratulations to students nearing the completion of a certificate or degree!  A student must submit an Application for Graduation for the process of conferring a certificate or degree to begin. If you plan to graduate this Spring, you must submit an Application for Graduation by March 1.  Learn more about preparing for graduation by visiting the Graduation Process website.

 

Summer 2024 Registration Begins Today!

Registration for Summer 2024 begins today.  Classes for the first session of the summer term begin on May 20.

Students who are pursuing a certificate or degree at NOVA should view their Academic Advising Report available through the Student Information System prior to registering.  The report indicates requirements that have and have not been satisfied for a specific program of study.

Students planning to satisfy the requirements for a certificate or degree this summer should apply for graduation.  The deadline to apply for graduation for the summer term is June 1.

See below for information about resources to help you with your planning.

Happy First Day of Classes!

The spring semester has begun.  Below are a few tips to help your semester get off to a good start.

  1. Review each course syllabus. Note due dates as well as contact information for the professor and preferred method of contact.
  2. Create a schedule for studying and completing assignments.
  3. Check the academic calendar. Identify and take note of key dates for a session.
  4. Access the Canvas and EdTech Resources for Students course in Canvas to make sure you are aware of and utilizing features of Canvas.
  5. Connect with NOVA – Access the Virtual Student Union to participate in events!

Spring 2024 Registration for Current Students

Registration for Spring 2024 is in progress.  Classes for the first session of the spring semester begin on January 16.

Students who are pursuing a certificate or degree at NOVA should view their Academic Advising Report available through the Student Information System prior to registering.  The report indicates requirements that have and have not been satisfied for a specific program of study.

Students planning to satisfy the requirements for a certificate or degree this spring should apply for graduation.  The deadline to apply for graduation is March 1.

See below for information about resources to help you with your planning.

Registration in Progress for Winter Session and Spring 2024

Registration for the winter session and spring semester is in progress.  Classes for the winter session begin on December 18.  Classes for the first session of the spring semester begin on January 16.

View NOVA’s academic calendar for information about session lengths and important dates.  Scroll to the bottom of the calendar for information about sessions offered through NOVA Online.

Classes may be offered in an asynchronous or synchronous format.  Classes following an asynchronous format are offered through NOVA Online and with few exceptions, do not require any on-site or real-time meetings. Classes following a synchronous format are offered through a NOVA campus and may require on-site meetings and/or meetings online via Zoom in real-time.

View the Schedule of Classes to learn more about class offerings.  Use the Search for A Class feature to search for classes of interest.  Select NOVA Online as the Location option to search for sections of classes offered through NOVA Online.  You will register for classes through NOVA’s student information system. Registration closes at 11:59 pm on the day prior to a session start date.

If you are new to NOVA, view the Ready to Become a Nighthawk? post for guidance on getting started.

Transfer Planning 101

It’s never too early to begin planning your transfer to a four-year college. Listen to a recording of the Transfer Planning 101 Webinar (access code: C@LDC^1^) to learn the basics of transfer and academic planning, transfer resources and tools, and transfer application tips.

For more information on transfer planning, visit NOVA’s transfer webpage including the Transfer Hub for upcoming transfer events and contact information.

Information Program About NOVA Winter Session

NOVA Winter Session provides an opportunity for students to make the most of their winter break by offering a selection of asynchronous online courses. These 4-week courses enable students to earn credit hours, stay on track with their academic goals, and get ahead in their studies.

Access a recording (passcode – hYt9N^xH) of the Information Program to learn more details and insights into the courses, registration process, and other information related to the NOVA Winter Session.

If you have any questions, you can contact onlinesuccess@nvcc.edu.

Final Fall Session Begins Today

Below are three things to do to help a session get off to a good start.

  1. Access a recording of a Getting Started in Your NOVA Online Class presentation (passcode – M22R^iqA), presented by a NOVA Online Success Coach, for information to include navigating a course in Canvas, best practices for successful completion of a course, and NOVA supports and resources.
  2. Review each course syllabus. Note due dates, important college-wide dates, and contact information for each professor.
  3. Access the Virtual Student Union (VSU) and consider participating in an upcoming event.

Final Fall Session Quickly Approaching

The final seven-week session for the fall semester begins on Wednesday, October 18.  NOVA offers courses in a variety of formats both asynchronous and synchronous. Courses following an asynchronous format are offered through NOVA Online, NOVA’s online division, and with few exceptions, do not require any on-site or real-time meetings. Courses following a synchronous format are offered through a NOVA campus and may require on-site meetings and/or meetings online via Zoom in real-time.

View NOVA’s academic calendar for information about registration and other important dates.  Scroll to the bottom of the calendar for information about sessions offered through NOVA Online.

View a current Schedule of Classes to learn more about course offerings.  Use the Search for A Class feature to search for courses of interest.  Select NOVA Online as the Location option to search for sections of courses offered through NOVA Online.  You will enroll in courses through NOVA’s student information system.

If you are new to NOVA, view the Ready to Become a Nighthawk? post for guidance on getting started. If you need help registering for courses, find information on NOVA’s Register for Classes website.

More Sessions Begin Today!

Below are three things to do to help a session get off to a good start.

  1. Access a recording of a New2NOL presentation (passcode – M22R^iqA), presented by a NOVA Online Success Coach, for information to include navigating a course in Canvas, best practices for successful completion of a course, and NOVA supports and resources.
  2. Review each course syllabus. Note due dates, important college-wide dates, and contact information for each professor.
  3. Access the Virtual Student Union (VSU) and consider participating in an upcoming event.