Before you can register for classes, you must have been formally admitted to the College (see Admission). After being admitted, you may register for classes using NovaConnect unless you are enrolled in a restricted program (Veterinary Technology, Nursing, or Allied Health program). If you are in a restricted program, you must register at the campus where the program is offered. Note: For Extended Hours of Operation during registration, see the Directory of Services page.

You may register and pay online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the NovaConnect Web site at However, you must have been formally admitted to NVCC prior to enrolling on the Web. For registration dates, see the College Calendar or the Schedule of Classes. For further instructions for using the NovaConnect Web go to

You may register and pay through NovaConnect Telephone, 703-323-3770 or 703-330-3770 (Prince William Co.), but you must have been formally admitted to NVCC. See the NovaConnect Telephone Registration Helpful Hints page in this schedule for telephone registration information. If you are a hearing-impaired student or having difficulty using telephone registration, you should contact the Counseling Services Center at any campus. (Note: Not all NovaConnect functions are available on the telephone.)

You may make schedule changes (adding, dropping, or swapping courses) by using NovaConnect Web/Telephone. We recommend that you obtain a copy of your registration course schedule by using NovaConnect.

During the “Schedule Adjustment With Permission” period, you may only add a course by obtaining the written permission of both the faculty member and the division dean. During this period, it is still possible to drop a course using NovaConnect.


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