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FTP Settings

  • students discuss an assignment in a computer lab

If you are a NOVA student, please make sure to look up your LAN account first at Lan/Web Accounts or email the IT Accounts team at Itss_accounts@nvcc.edu for assistance with your account.

If you are a student at another VCCS college, use your Blackboard username and password to access your student Web folder.

General FTP Settings

The following settings can be used for any FTP client. CoreFTP and CyberDuck are the recommended FTP clients.

Profile Name: studentweb

Host: www.student.nvcc.edu 

URL: http://www.student.nvcc.edu/home/UserName


  • The Directory UserName is your MyNOVA account
  • The NVSTU Username can be found from this page
  • The Directory password is the same as your MyNOVA password
  • The NVSTU password is month of birth + date of birth + four digits of the year of birth (MMDDYYYY)

This software is provided for your convenience. Installation is at your own risk. No Support will be provided by the College IT Help Desk or any other NOVA entity for this software. The integrity of your data is your personal responsibility. It is recommended that you have an up-to-date backup of your hard disk before downloading the software. NOVA cannot accept responsibility for any disruption, damage and/or loss of data on your computer system that may occur while using the software.