Friday, December 4, 2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
In addition to all the great existing programs offered by the Alexandria Campus Liberal Arts Division, they've added a new program called Library Technology.
In addition to all the wonderful existing programs offered by the Alexandria Campus Science, Technology and Business Division, they've added a new program called Health.
This website is loaded with revealing information on the topic of Geoscience, along with details on NOVA’s GIS Certificate Program, jobs, FAQ, a student gallery, resource materials, events and more.
In addition, you’ll find information about NOVA’s unique Geospatial Career Pipeline Initiative (GCPI) program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. When you’re visiting the site, make sure to also check out the Virtual Geography Club.
On the Blogs at NOVA page you will find boxes with descriptions, insider information and links to ALL official college-wide blogs. Read updates, make comments and provide feedback on …
Monday, October 26, 2009
Virtual Academic Advising begins on Monday, November 2 and runs through Thursday, November 5. Academic advising helps you to plan a program that will meet your educational objectives. The Virtual Advising Project is designed to extend academic advising by offering evening hours and an alternate way to reach an advisor for students who are unable to come to campus during Advising Week for whatever reason. Virtual Advisors are available by chat or email. Make sure to have your Student ID number available.
Priority Registration for continuing students starts on November 10 and runs through November 13. On November 5, you will be able to determine your assigned priority registration date. Open registration for Spring classes starts on November 16 for all students. Spring 2010 classes begin on January 11.
Explore NOVA's new Wait List Tutorial feature. It will be available for high-demand courses, not all classes. When you attempt to enroll through Self-Service in a class that is full, you will be given the opportunity to be entered on a Wait List. If a spot in the class becomes available, students on the wait list would gain entrance to the class on a first-come-first-served basis. If you are on a wait list for a class, you will not be charged tuition for the class until you become enrolled.
Monday, October 12, 2009
If you haven’t done so already, be sure to sign up for NOVA alerts by clicking on the Register for NOVA Alerts button at the bottom of the Emergency Preparedness home page. NOVA Alert is an awareness system that allows the college to contact you during an emergency by sending text messages to your cell phone, e-mail, BlackBerry, etc.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
The main categories of the NOVA mobile site are Library, Calendars, Class Search, My NOVA, Campus Maps and Directions, Facilities, Contacts and other links to important details. Additional features include the ability to click-to-call phone numbers, emergency updates and public transportation information.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
A newly revised section of NOVA’s website called Military/Veterans & Their Families is now completed. You will find it listed under both the Current Students and Future Students sections of our website.
The three main categories of the Military/Veterans & Their Families website are Active Duty, Dependents and Veterans. There are many sub pages listed under those categories that offer you important and detailed information on a range of topics like Getting Started at NOVA, AVOTEC, SOC Program, Education Counseling, Military Installation Contacts, MyCAA, Domicile Information, Post-9/11 GI Bill, Survivors' & Dependents’ EAP, Veterans Advisors and more.
We are honored to serve your academic needs.
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Our A to Z Index allows you to search for endless information on the NOVA website two different ways:
- By Letter - when you click on a letter at the top of the page you'll be taken to the index section for that alpha letter.
- By Topic - when you click on a specific topic from the alphabetized list, you'll be taken directly to the landing page for that topic where you'll find more details.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Check out our newly redesigned News & Events page. It’s LOADED with content and links to the latest NOVA news.
Interesting page features include a story recap and photo from a NOVA event at the top of the page; a list of our press releases on the right; links to our social networking sites Twitter and Facebook and a button to the NOVA Events Calendar. There are also six organized sections at the bottom of the page showcasing:
- a running newsfeed of NOVA related stories
- a list of upcoming NOVA events
- an interactive poll
- a link to our weekly NOVA News podcast
- the latest issue of Intercom
- a recognition section honoring NOVA faculty and staff
Visit the News & Events page daily for all your NOVA college-wide updates!
Monday, June 29, 2009
To find the resources available at your NOVA Campus, go to Campus & Centers in the navigation bar on the right, select a campus location and then click on the Campus Resources link. It is our goal to help our students feel plugged-in and aware of the many great resources available to them at NOVA.
Friday, June 5, 2009
Here are some of our new blogs that we encourage you to follow and participate in :
- Admissions Blog - important updates to the admissions process, as well as your questions and comments
- Alexandria Campus Learning Resource Services - discover what we're doing to enhance teaching and learning. Post your comments, questions and ideas.
- Arlington Center Library - updated when new books, DVDs and other resources hit the shelves
- Blackboard - use technology to teach and learn at NOVA; including useful tips and updates
- elife - the NOVA-ELI student blog by ELI faculty, staff and students
- NOVA Web Update - get the latest updates on the progress of NOVA's website
- YOUR Alexandria Campus Library - new additions to the browsing collection, changes to hours and other updates
Coming Soon: A Transfer blog.
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
- Communication Design (ART 116) taught by Julia Turner - learn the proper techniques for designing for the Web
- History (HIS 276) taught by Dr. Charles Errico - see the last 50 years of American History come alive in this 26-part series
- History (HIS 101) taught by Charles Evans - examine the development of western civilization from ancient times to the present
Use the black back arrow button near the top to navigate between podcasts. If you are taken back to the general iTunes U page don't worry, click on the Universities & Colleges link, look for the Northern Virginia Community College listing and click on it.
Make sure to check back for many other exciting Open Courses on our iTunes U channel as they become available in the future.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
We want to hear from you! Send us your feedback and suggestions through the comments link below. We will personally reply to all entries submitted.
Monday, April 27, 2009
We want to hear from you! Tell us what other interactive features you would like to see on the NOVA website. We'll work to make your idea(s) come to life.
Monday, April 6, 2009
Photos and narratives of five NOVA students and two faculty members are featured in this rotating section. Click on the Find Out More button to read their complete and unique perspectives on the college.
Friday, April 3, 2009
Connect with fellow NOVA fans on our Facebook and MySpace NOVAaccess pages and see postings for a variety of college events. We hope you will enjoy these new NOVA Web tools!
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
You will also notice the Transfer site and Career Services site have been revised. Last but not least, check out details on how to participate in Athletics. Be sure to read the Sports News for the latest happenings with NOVA teams.
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Check out our YouTube channel, NOVAaccess. Here you’ll find a brief introduction about NOVA, along with a range of exciting video clips covering student activities, testimonials, interviews and special events like the Native Pride Dancers performance.
We also invite you to turn up the volume and explore our channel on iTunes U - Northern Virginia Community College. Did you know NOVA was the second college in the state of Virginia to be approved and listed by Apple on iTunes U? While surfing our channel, you’ll find podcasts on a variety of dynamic topics including: a shout-out from President Templin, how to get started at NOVA, instructional segments, guest lectures, events, training and tips. Don’t miss our popular 60-Second Chef series, filled with entertaining and instructional cooking segments.
Be sure to check back for the latest update on our Facebook, MySpace and Twitter pages!