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Plan by My Requirements

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In order to use the interactive advising reports in the planning and enrollment process, you must be logged into Self Service, Student Center. Your advisor can also view your interactive advising report and a form of the interactive planner report using their Advisor Center.

Navigation: Main Menu, Self Service, Student Center, Plan, Plan by My Requirements.

  1. Click on the Student Center link.
  2. Click on Plan.
  3. Click on Plan by My Requirements.
  4. The interactive advising report will appear.
    Scroll through the report to find a requirement that is not satisfied, and select a course from the course grid that will satisfy the requirement OR click on the expand all button to see all requirements and the status of each.
  5. Check in the When column to see when the course is typically offered.
  6. Click on one of the courses in the course grid – ENG 112 for example. Most courses have an option to view multiple offerings since many classes are offered at more than one campus at NOVA.
  7. Click on the campus row to find information about the class and when the class may be scheduled at that campus for a specific term. The next page which appears provides Course Detail information such as units (credits), grading basis, a description, and prerequisites if any exist.
  8. Click on view class sections link.
  9. Be sure to select the TERM for which information is requested. (This will not necessarily default to the term you wish to enroll.) Use the drop down arrow to select the term and then click Show Sections to find courses offered for the term selected.
    Class section information is displayed, including multiple sections if available.
  10. For further information on an open class section, confirm the Open status,open status and click on the section link (for example: 001W-LEC (14236).

    NOTE: If you select a term for which enrollment is not yet available, the following message will appear:
    non eligible message
    However, you can still add this course to your planner.
    More information regarding the class section is displayed, including meeting information, class availability, and a description of the course.
  11. To move the selected course into your planner, click on add to planner.
  12. Click Return to Select Course Offering and then Return to Plan by My Requirements, and repeat the process until all the desired courses are added to the planner.
  13. Courses remain in the Planner until you select them for enrollment. If you decide not to enroll in a course in the Planner, you should delete it from the Planner. You are responsible for maintaining the courses in your planner. This will assist you and your advisor to accurately project the completion of your degree requirements.
  14. Courses that have been placed in your planner will appear with a  blue star in the Status column.
  15. You may print your planner report by clicking view report as pdf.