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NOVA 2008-2009 College Catalog


A variety of educational, cultural, and social experiences are open to you at NOVA. Many of these learning opportunities are available outside of the classroom.

A counselor/coordinator of Student Activities on campus assists in planning extracurricular events and in developing student organizations. The Student Government Association provides support for student groups who are promoting activities on campus. Student activities and organizations are open to all interested students, faculty, and staff.

Student organizations that are recognized by the College include the following:

Academic Assistants-WO
Administration of Justice Club-MA
African American Student Union-WO
African Students Association-AL, AN
Alexandria Campus Historical Association-AL
Alexandria Honors Association-AL
Ambassador’s Club-LO
American Institute of Architecture Students-AL
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)-AL
American Society of Interior Designers-LO
American Society of Travel Agents—Future Travel Professionals-AN
Arab Students Association-AN
Association of Student Animal Science Technicians-LO
Basketball Interest Group-AL, MA
Black Student Alliance-AN
Chess Interest Group-AL
Christian Student Union-MA, WO
College Democrats-MA
College Republicans- MA
Construction Management Student Association-AL
Criminal Justice Club-WO
Dental Hygienists Association-MEC
Documentary Club-LO
Drama Club-WO
Eckankar Interest Group-AL
Environmental Campus Community Concerns-AL
Game and Animation Design Club-LO
Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Alliance (GLOBAL)-AL, WO
Hispanic Student Union-AN
Honors Community-AN
Horticulture Club-LO
International Friendship Club-AN
Investment Interest Group–AL
Japan Club-AL
Korean Bible Study-AN
Martial Arts Interest Group-AL
Massage Therapy Club-WO
Maturals (Mature Adult Learners)-AL
Multicultural International Society-MA
Musica NOVA-AN
Muslim Students Association (MSA)-AL, AN, MA
NOVA Film Society Interest Group-AL
NOVA Libertarians Club-MA
Nursing Christian Fellowship-MEC
Student Nurses’ Association-MEC
Open Source User Interest Group-AL
Persian Club-AL
Phi Beta Lambda (National Business Organization)- LO, MA
Phi Theta Kappa (National Junior College Honorary Scholastic Society)-AL, AN, LO, MA, MEC, WO
Photography Interest Group-AL
Physical Therapist Assistants Club-MEC
Poetry/Spoken Word Club-AL
Psi Beta (National Psychology Honor Society)-AN
Recreation and Parks Society-AN
Respiratory Care Practitioner Student Association-MEC
Rotaract Club of Northern Virginia Community College-AN
Sigma Chi Communication Honor Society-AL, AN, LO, MA, MEC, WO
Signing in Great Numbers-AN
Soccer Club-MA
Soccer Interest Group-AL
Society for Black Students Concerns-MA
Society for Physics Students-AN
Somali Student Interest Group-AL
Spanish-American Latin Student Association (SALSA)-AL
Spanish Club-LO
Sports and Recreation Club-AL
Student Activities Board-AL
Student Advisory Council-LO
Student Ambassador/Volunteer Exchange-AN
Student Business Association (SBA)-AL
Student Chapter NAVTA (North American Veterinary Technician Assoc.)-LO
Student Education Association-MA
Student Government Association (SGA)-AL, AN, MA, MEC
Students for Astrophysics and Aerospace Technology (SAAT)-AN
Students for Drug Education & Addiction Prevention-AL
Table Tennis Interest Group-AL
Turkish Students Association-AN
Tutorial Club-AL
United College Ministries-AL
Vietnamese Students Association-AN
Virginia21-AL, AN, MA
Visual and Performing Arts Association-AN
Woodbridge Honor Organization-WO
Women’s Political Action Club-MA