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NOVAConnect - Easy Steps to Web Registration

NOVAConnect - Easy Steps to Web Registration

Find your Username

  1. Go to www.nvcc.edu.
  2. Click myNOVA tab in the upper right corner. 
  3. Click the green myNOVA button in the center of the screen.
  4. Click “Forgot Username” link.
  5. Check the box stating “I’m not a robot” and press the Continue button. Follow any instructions.
  6. Enter personal information: First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth and EMPLID or SSN. Press Next button.
  7. You will be presented with your username.
  8. For problems, call the IT Help Desk at 703.426.4141.

Find or Reset Your Password

  1. Go to www.nvcc.edu.
  2. Click myNOVA tab in the upper right corner. 
  3. Click the green myNOVA button in the center of the screen.
  4. Click “Forgot Password” link.
  5. Enter your myNOVA username.
  6. Answer any 3 of your already established security questions.
  7. Enter a new password 2 times and press the OK button.
  8. For problems, call the IT Help Desk at 703.426.4141.

How to Set Your Security Questions

Go to the IT Help Desk website and select Setting myNOVA Security Questions for the step-by-step process.

Sign in to myNOVA

  1. Go to www.nvcc.edu.
  2. Click My NOVA.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click Log In.
  5. Click on VCCS SIS: Student Information System.

Set Your User Preferences

Setting your user preferences will improve the speed with which NOVAConnect is able to retrieve your information. This should be changed each semester term.
  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center. Scroll down to Personal Information.
  4. Click User Preferences.
  5. Choose Northern Virginia Community College.
  6. Choose Career (Credit, CEU, Non-Credit).
  7. Enter the 4-digit term code. If you don’t know the term code, click on the magnifying glass.
  8. Enter the aid year. If you don’t know which aid year to use, click on the magnifying glass.
  9. Click Save and OK.

View Financial Aid Award

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center. Scroll down to the Finances section.
  4. Click View Financial Aid.
  5. Choose a financial aid year.

Search Classes

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center.
  4. Under the Academic section, click Search.
  5. Choose Northern Virginia Community College.
  6. Enter the term code into the Term box.
  7. Enter at least two search criteria (course subject and course number).
  8. Click Search or click Additional Search Criteria.
  9. If a box appears with a message, click OK.

Enroll in a Class

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center. In the Academics section, click Enroll.
  4. Enter the 5-digit code for class numbers (If you do not know the 5-digit code then use search to look up it up). If you have not set your user preferences then select a different term by clicking the Change Term button.
  5. If class is full, add yourself to the Wait List, if desired.
  6. When you finish adding classes, click Enter.
  7. The next screen displays a list of courses you added; click Enter again.
  8. Click Proceed to Step 2 of 3 to confirm your classes.
  9. Click Finish Enrolling to complete the process.
  10. If there is a problem with adding a class, you will see an error message indicating what is wrong. If you are unable to register after you fix the problem, please contact any Student Services Center for assistance.

Drop a Class

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center. In the Academics section, click the down arrow. Select Enrollment: Drop, and click the Go button.
  4. Select course(s) to be dropped.
  5. Click Drop Selected Classes.
  6. Click Finish Dropping.
  7. Verify your schedule.
  8. View.

View Schedule

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center.
  4. Under Academics, click the down arrow. Select Class Schedule, and the Go button. (If you have not set User Preferences, choose a Term)

Make A Payment

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Click Student Center. Scroll down to the Finances section.
  4. To pay your balance via the web, click Go to QuikPAY.
  5. On the QuikPAY website, click Make a Payment.
  6. Enter credit card payment information.
  7. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: DO NOT double click as payment could be submitted twice.

Add and Access Favorites

  1. Log in.
  2. Click Self Service.
  3. Select the process you want to perform (i.e., Click Student Center).
  4. Click Add to Favorites on tab at top right.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click My Favorites to access your favorite pages.
  7. Click choice from the list.

Sign Out

Click Sign Out in the upper right corner of the window to end your session and to ensure the security and privacy of your account information.

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