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Northern Virginia Community College is dedicated to helping you start your college education and get the information and services you need to make decisions about academics, your career and more.

Academic Advising Services

  • GPS for Success
    Through early engagement with advising specialists and continued engagement with faculty advisors, you will learn the academic planning skills you need to be successful in your college career.
  • Advising & Counseling
    Work with a counselor to plan your education, identify a career, resolve a conflict and set personal goals.
  • Transfer Counseling
    Find support and advice to assist you with a transfer to a four-year college or university.
  • Pathway to the Baccalaureate
    If you're a high school student with the desire to complete a four-year degree, you may apply to this program that creates a smooth transition from your high school to NOVA to the four-year university of your choice.
  • Course Content Summaries
    View descriptions of the courses NOVA offers.

Support Services

  • Career Services
    Explore career options, get help declaring a major, and see what internships and jobs are available.
  • Disability Services
    Work with the school to secure the special services or accommodations you need.