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Procedures and Guidelines

NOVA strives to inform our target audiences and provide a consistent voice and identity. The following documents are designed to help the NOVA community to understand what is recommended, expected and required when using these communication tools.

College Identity Guidelines
Provides you with the basic rules you need to follow whenever you speak or write about NOVA.

Digital Signage Guidelines
Gives you details about the specs you need to follow to create Digital Signage slides and the procedures for how to submit Digital Signage requests.

Instructional Media
Describes captioning and transcript requirements for instructional media.

Intercom Submission Guidelines
Detailed guidelines for submitting articles and flyers for inclusion in intercom.

NOVA Style Guide
Provides you with an alphabetical list of official content standards followed by the College that must be adhered to when you publish any official NOVA materials in print or online.

NOVA Web Guidelines
Gives you details on how to present and manage Web content for NOVA’s website; it is meant to solidify NOVA's Web presence by increasing connectivity among campuses and centers, divisions, departments and offices and by unifying the College's official Web pages.

Pinterest Photo Submission Guidelines
Gives you the standards you must follow if you want images or video posted on NOVA’s official Pinterest page, which is a visual representation of NOVA to students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Procedures to Request Online Survey Creation
Lists the steps you need to take if you need an online survey created.

QR Code Guide
Provides you with information about what a QR code is, how to use a QR code, how to request a NOVA QR code and more.

Social Media Guidelines
Outlines the various official NOVA social media that are available, the policy for participating in NOVA’s official social media pages/websites and more.

Web Accessability Guidelines
This checklist is provided as a resource to help implement Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.