Friday, December 27, 2013

Northern Virginia Community College is closed for the Winter Break,

December 23, 2013 through January 1, 2014.

If you have common questions, the following information may be helpful:
Grades: Fall 2013 grades will be accessible through your NOVA Connect.  Grades are posted within 7 days following the last day of class.
Blackboard Course Availability: If you are visiting Blackboard to access your Spring 2014 class, it will not be available in Blackboard until the first day of class (some classes may be available one-two days before the start date). 
Course Start Dates: 1st 16 week, 1st 8 week, 1st 12 week  and 1st 4 week (MTT only) sessions will begin on January 13, 2014.
Registration: If you have not registered, Spring 2014 registration is underway.  Although the College is closed, online registration is open. For registration information, please click here.  Additional step by step registration instructions can be viewed by clicking here.  If you need assistance with your course selection, ELI Counselors will be available at,, when we reopen on January 2, 2013. Emails will be answered in the order they are received. 
Pre-requisites Satisfied at another College:
If you are attempting to enroll in a course at NOVA for which you believe you have successfully completed (a grade of “C-“or higher) the required pre-requisite(s) at another regionally accredited institution, you will need to submit a copy of your unofficial transcript to an ELI counselor for review.  Using your NOVA email, please send an email to the counselors at:  Please include the following information with your unofficial transcript:
-       NOVA seven digit student identification number (EMPLID)
-       The specific course that you are registering for (Example: ENG 111 E55N, #45689)
-       Your telephone number 
Requests are reviewed and processed in the order in which they are received.  You should expect to receive a response about your request within three business days after we re-open.  
Promote Your Success: Online Academic Resources: If you have any downtime during the break, it would be an excellent opportunity to explore the free online workshops offered by Student Lingo.  Student Lingo workshops focus on time management, career development, mastering the job interview, resume writing, stress management techniques, writing techniques, study skills, test anxiety and more!  They are an excellent resource that will enrich your academic and career growth. 
We wish you a safe and restful holiday break!

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