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FTP Settings

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If you are a NOVA student, please make sure to look up your LAN account first at Lan/Web Accounts or call the Help Desk at 703.426.4141 for assistance with your LAN account/password.

If you are a student at another VCCS college, use your Blackboard username and password to access your student Web folder. NOTE: You will need to replace the domain setting NVSTU with DIRECTORY in the instructions below. Example: UserID: DIRECTORY\UserID.

General FTP Settings

The following settings can be used for any FTP client such as Core FTP, Total Commander and Cyber Duck (Mac). 

Profile Name: studentweb
Host: www.student.nvcc.edu 
URL: http://www.student.nvcc.edu/home/UserID
UserID: NVSTU\UserID (for Windows)
            NVSTU\UserID (for Mac)
Password: month of birth + date of birth + four digits of the year of birth

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.