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Alexandria Campus

The Alexandria Campus offers a variety of academic programs, continuing education classes, events and campus facilities to more than 17,000 students each year.

Located seven miles south of Washington, D.C., the campus sits on 51.4 acres and includes three buildings and the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. The Bisdorf Building features state-of-the-art science labs, a comprehensive student service center and a 150-seat theater.

Among the more distinctive programs offered at Alexandria are the Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) program offered through the Engineering Department, the Motorcycle Training Program offered through Workforce Development and the English as a Second Language program that serves more than 1,000 students. The campus offers thirteen World Languages and also has an active Honors Program.

Start or continue your education at Northern Virginia's Alexandria Campus by using the NOVAConnect system. NOVAConnect is an online system our students use to register for classes, use Blackboard and access student email. 

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General Info.: 703.323.3000 

5000 Dawes Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22311-5097

Inside Alexandria

Dr. Ron BuchananProvost's Welcome
Welcome to NOVA's Alexandria Campus!

StudentsAcademic Center for Excellence
Promotes fundamental literacy in reading, writing and mathematics and mastery of skills in many areas.

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We keep track of the daily news with our many campus blogs.

Emergency PreparednessEmergency Preparedness
Provides information to help you prepare for an emergency situation on campus.

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Provides opportunities for public service within our community and the greater Washington, D.C., area.

Workforce Development Workforce Development
Offers a wide range of programs to enhance your professional development and enrich your life.

NOVA/CBO ProgramNOVA/CBO Program
Partners with non-profit organizations to provide education and training that will create gateways to higher education, better jobs and increased earnings for residents of Northern Virginia.