E-Summer Program

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Get Ahead! Participate in the E-Summer Program @ NOVA!

HACU and Dominion Energy logosThe E-Summer Program @ NOVA  is sponsored by the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) and Dominion Energy. This program is designed to introduce students to STEM and the energy industry and is targeted to Hispanic and underrepresented minority students. Students will earn college credit, learn from industry leaders, and visit a Dominion Energy facility to learn more about careers in STEM.

Important Dates

  • Information Session: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 6:00 pm – 7:00pm (see below)
  • Application Opens: Friday, March 1, 2024
  • Application Closes:  Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 5 pm, EST
  • Courses begin: Monday, July 1, 2024
  • Courses end: Monday, August 12, 2024

E-Summer Program Information Session

How Do I Qualify?

Rising junior and rising seniors that meet qualifying GPA or test score requirements may apply. All students must submit a current high school transcript. If using qualifying test scores, please submit your College Board score report (PDF).

Students must provide evidence of a qualifying score:

  • High school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher via high school transcript; or
  • PSAT EBRW score of 390 or higher; or
  • SAT EBRW score of 480 or higher; or
  • ACT English/Reading score of 18 or higher.

Space is limited at each campus, students will be notified by Monday, May 13, 2024 if selected to participate in the summer program. Confirmation of attendance is due by Friday, May 24, 2024.

What NOVA Courses are Included in the E-Summer Program @ NOVA?

Students will take both:

Virtual  Course Component

There is a virtual course component to the in-person meetings and students must have access to a computer and reliable internet and may be required to participate in classes or take exams with their camera on. Remotely proctored exams also require the use of the Respondus Lockdown Browser, which must be downloaded to the student’s computer. Students are eligible for NOVA’s Laptop Loaner program.

How Do I Apply to the E-Summer Program @ NOVA?

STEP 1: Apply to NOVA

  • Complete your application to NOVA and select your admit term as Summer 2024.
  • Be sure to copy your EMPLID, username, and password for future reference.
  • If you have already applied to NOVA, please skip to step 2.

STEP 2: Complete your E-Summer Program Application

  • Application is open from March 1 – May 1.
  • Go to https://nvcc.dualenroll.com/login. First-time users must create an account using your personal email address and a new username and password. This is not the same as your NOVA login credentials that you were given when you applied to NOVA.
  • Returning users log into your existing https://nvcc.dualenroll.com/login account.
  • Select E-Summer Program Summer 2024 as your term (top left in Course Selection).
  • Select your campus at the same time as the class combination of CSC 221/SDV 100. Students will take both classes and do not have the option to take just one. You will need to select the class combination at your preferred campus.
  • All applicants must upload a current high school transcript, and any additional qualifying score reports if they are using test scores to qualify for courses.
  • All applicants must have parent/guardian approval to participate in the program.

STEP 3: Check your email for updates on your E-Summer Program application

  • We will send you email updates as we process your application. Timely response is required. All steps and necessary documents must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
  • Space is limited at each campus and students will be notified by Monday, May 13, 2024 if selected to participate in the summer program. Students are selected by a lottery system and all completed application submitted by the deadline, Wednesday, May 1, are considered. Confirmation of attendance is due by Friday, May 24, 2024.

For more information about the E-Summer Program @ NOVA, please contact Katie Aimone at DualEnrollment@nvcc.edu

  • You can select your location for the program between NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus, Manassas Campus, or Alexandria Campus.
  • Classes will be in a hybrid format.
  • The courses run from Monday, July 1 – Monday, August 12: 
    • Students will be on-campus on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am - 1 pm at the campus of their choice. In addition to the course meetings, students will learn from industry leaders about career opportunities, as well as benefits of higher education and NOVA resources.
    • Students will be virtual (via zoom) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am - 11 am.
  • Textbooks and course materials are provided.
  • Lunch is provided on Mondays and Wednesdays when on campus.
  • Students are responsible for transportation to campus.

E-Summer Program @ NOVA students are expected to participate in and attend classes regularly. Courses will have an online component, so all students must have access to a computer and reliable internet and may be required to participate in classes or take remotely proctored exams with their camera on. Remotely proctored exams also require the use of a lockdown browser which will need to be downloaded to the student’s computer. Students can participate in NOVA’s Laptop loaner program.

High School Transcript
A current high school transcript is required to complete your E-Summer Program @ NOVA application.

College Transcript
By enrolling in the E-Summer Program @ NOVA, you are starting or continuing an official college transcript. You will be required to share this transcript with every college or university to which you may later apply.

Accommodations & Accessibility
Under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), disability services are available to you if you are currently enrolled, have a documented disability that substantially limits you in one or more of life's major activities, and are otherwise academically qualified. To use services in a NOVA class, you must apply online at NOVA’s  Accommodations and Accessibility Services page.

Contact Us

Katie Aimone - Dual Enrollment Coordinator