Advising is available at Counseling Services at each campus, and from faculty advisors. See the Directory of Services for locations and telephone numbers.
Walk-In Advising - The Counseling Office is in the Library and counselors are available on a walk-in basis Monday through Thursday, 8:30AM-7:30PM; Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM.
Advising - Walk-in advising for new students and non-program-placed students is available weekdays during registration. Counseling Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30AM-7:30PM, and Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM. Call 323-3200 for information. Continuing students who have been program-placed should contact the instructional division for advice.
Walk-In Advising - Counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8:30AM-7:30PM and Friday, 8:30AM-5:00PM. It is strongly recommended that new students consult a counselor (Rm. 253) before registering for classes. Continuing students who have been program-placed should contact the instructional division for advice.
Walk-In Advising - Walk-in counseling hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:30AM-7:30PM, and Friday, from 8:30AM-5:00PM, except for holidays.
Walk-in Advising - Counselors are available Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM-7:30PM, and Friday from 8:30AM-5:00PM. Faculty advisors will be available Thursday, August 19, 9:00AM-3:00PM and 5:00PM-7:30PM.
Extended Learning Institute (ELI)
Advising for ELI classes is through your home campus. See schedules above.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION See the College Catalog for more information.
Courses that have prerequisites are identified in this schedule and in the course listing section of the College Catalog. You may not enroll in a course unless you have successfully completed all prerequisites.
COURSE REPEAT POLICY
See the College Catalog for information on this policy.
You may inquire about your grades by calling NOVAnet--323-3770 or 330-3770 (Prince William Co.). If you do not wish to have your grades available through NOVAnet, contact your home campus Admissions and Records Office.
You must meet with your faculty advisor no later than August 27 to review your academic record. Failure to contact your advisor in adequate time may result in late notification of outstanding requirements and ineligibility to graduate at the end of the summer semester. You must submit your application for graduation to your home campus Admissions and Records Office no later than September 3, 1999.
HONORS COURSES AND CORE CURRICULUM
NVCC offers honors courses to highly motivated students who are seeking an intensive learning experience. Through a variety of instructional methods, students are challenged to think broadly and independently about the material covered in a course.
Honors courses receive a special designation on student transcripts, and students who successfully complete a minimum of 18 hours in selected honors core courses will be awarded the Honors seal upon graduation.
Honors sections of courses are listed with other courses in the Schedule of Classes. Honors courses may be offered as separate sections of courses or as options for selected students within otherwise traditional courses.
Students must have special permission to register for honors courses. To obtain permission, please contact the chair of the campus honors committee (see below). You should meet at least one of the following criteria to be admitted: (1) a minimum of 92% on the reading and 94% on the writing sections of the computerized English placement test or 28 on reading and 33 on the writing sections of the paper and pencil English placement test; (2) a GPA of 3.50 or above at NVCC; (3) SAT scores of 1100 or above; (4) graduation in the top 10% of your high school graduating class; or (5) special interest, aptitude, or life experiences that suggest the ability to learn creatively and independently within a course.
For more information about the honors program, contact the following:
Alexandria Campus: Dr. Robert Brunner, 845-6242.
Annandale Campus: Mr. Duncan Tebow, 323-4441.
Loudoun Campus: Dr. Robert Depczenski, 450-2571
Manassas Campus: Dr. Jean Goodine, 257-6693 or any Manassas Campus counselor.
Woodbridge Campus: Ms. Alice Reagan, 878-5645.
Permits are required for all cars parked in student lots ("B" lots) and may be purchased at campus Police and Public Safety Offices. At the Alexandria and Annandale campuses, permits may be purchased at the Parking Services Offices. The charge for a parking permit is $25.00 per semester. Parking permits are required for all sessions of enrollment, including summer. If your original permit has been lost or stolen, you will be required to purchase another one. Parking permits are required for all sessions of enrollment. Parking regulations are printed in the Parking Brochure that is available in the Police/Parking Offices.
Parking refunds must be requested from and permits turned in to the campus Police and Public Safety Office (Parking Services Offices at Alexandria and Annandale) within the published add/drop period.
A full refund will be issued to any student who purchased a semester permit whose class(es) is cancelled or moved to an off-campus location. (ALL classes must have been moved off campus or cancelled.) A refund of $20 will be made in all other cases if the refund is requested within the published add/drop period by returning your permit to the campus police/parking services office. Additional information is available from campus Police and Public Safety Offices.
To purchase a parking sticker by mail, return the Parking Registration Form (NVCC 105-66) in this schedule no later than July 30 to the Police or Parking Services Office of the campus you plan to attend.
The College provides information on the incidence of crime at the College, as well as safety programs for students. This information is available in the dean of Student Development's Office and the campus Police and Public Safety Office.
SERVICES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Please refer to the College Catalog and contact the special-needs counselor on your home campus for information and assistance.
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT (STD) COURSES
Students in all associate degree programs and some certificate programs are required to take a one-credit Student Development elective. First-time college students should take a STD course during the first semester. First-time NVCC College students are required to take STD 100 or another STD course before enrolling for their 16th semester hour at the College. Through the STD courses, students gain information and skills designed to enhance college success and receive assistance in making educational and career plans.
STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE
For more information about student health insurance, call 1-800-473-1782.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE ASSISTANCE
In accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989, NVCC supports efforts to eliminate drug and alcohol abuse through a series of programs and services designed to prevent use of substances that are illegal and harmful, and to assist individuals who suffer from substance abuse. The use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol can imperil your health. The illegal possession, use or distribution of controlled substances may result in legal sanctions including imprisonment and fines. Such conduct on campus can also result in the College taking disciplinary action as stated in the Student Handbook. If you or someone you know needs help, contact the Counseling Center at any of the campuses for information about referral to community agencies.
Last revised: Thursday, Jul-22-1999 12:27
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