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Advising & Counseling

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  • See your academic advisor or speak to a counselor
  • Discuss career strategies
  • Plan your Summer schedule

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Room AA 194
Telephone: 703.933.5073
Email: AL Counseling

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Peak Registration Periods: Counseling services will begin at 8:30 a.m. each Friday. Students are encouraged to arrive one hour before closing. In the evenings, sign-in may be closed early contingent upon student wait times.

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Room CA 112
Telephone: 703.323.3200
Email: AN Counseling Center

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Note: During registration periods, please arrive at least 60 minutes before closing.

Spring Break Hours: Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, March 16: Closed; Friday, March 22: Closed for Student Services Day of Learning

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Room LR 253
Telephone: 703.450.2571

Office Hours:
Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Non-instructional Day Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Counseling Services:
Appointment* required to meet with a Counselor 
Quick Question Hours: (10 minute brief inquiries, not intended for in-depth advising and registration concerns) – Please call 703.450.2571 for applicable days and hours.

Please note: The counseling sign-in may be closed 30 minutes prior to the end of Quick Question hours in order to accommodate the number of students waiting.

Group Advising and Registration Sessions are available during the summer semester. Please call 703.450.2571 for applicable days and hours. 

Appointments: Appointments are available on Thursdays and Fridays between 9 AM – 4 PM. 

Note:  Appointments are not intended for academic advising if you have a declared program of study and an assigned advisor. Please contact your assigned faculty advisor for these matters. Appointments are generally reserved for specialty area counseling concerns and will be scheduled at the discretion of the staff. 

To schedule an appointment, please call 703-450-2571 and be prepared to provide your NOVA student ID #, your contact number and the reason for your appointment. Disability Support Service appointments can be requested by directly emailing the Disabilities counselor.

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Room MH 110
Telephone: 703.257.6610
Email: MA Counseling

The Manassas Counseling Center offers the following services by appointment, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.:

  • Career Counseling
  • Transfer Advising
  • Academic Probation and Suspension Advising
  • Disability Services

To schedule an appointment, email the Counseling Center at and include:

  • Name
  • NOVA Student ID #
  • Reason for your appointment

We also offer general walk-in counseling Monday – Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. and Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. You can sign in for walk-in counseling at the front desk kiosk at least 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Last sign in is taken 30 minutes prior to closing time.

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6699 Springfield Center Drive, Room 202
Springfield, VA 22150-1913
Telephone: 703.822.6531
Email: MEC Advising/Counseling

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Closed 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  on Fridays for staff meetings

All counseling services require an appointment.

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Room WC 202
Telephone: 703.878.5760
Email: Student Services Center

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Extended Learning Institute

Telephone: 703.323.2425
Email: ELI Counselors