If traffic or a busy schedule makes getting a college education difficult, consider Sunrise College and NOVA Next Door offered by the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.
With classes starting at 6:30 a.m., Sunrise College was created for people who find it easier to attend college early in the day. Fall Sunrise College courses begin Aug. 20 and include General Biology, Introduction to Computing, Principles of Macroeconomics, English Composition, U.S. History, Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts, Introduction to Telecommunications, Linear Algebra, Aerobic Fitness and Principles of Psychology.
NOVA Next Door puts classes close to where people live. Classes are held at local high schools, including Battlefield (in Haymarket), Brentsville and Patriot (Nokesville), Centreville (Clifton), Manassas Park, Osbourn (Manassas) and Westfield (Chantilly). Classes meet in the evening once a week for seven or 14 weeks starting Sept. 2, with another seven-week session starting Oct. 20.
Beginning with the fall 2014 semester, all NOVA students must register no later than the day before a session begins. Students may register now and not pay tuition until July 28. Starting July 28, tuition is due by 5 p.m. on the next business day after registering.
Online registration is open 24 hours a day at www.nvcc.edu and in-person assistance is available during normal business hours at NOVA’s campuses.
Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.