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Reach your goals and achieve your dreams at NOVA by earning your degree, advancing your career or learning something new.

It’s not too late to register for late starting classes at NOVA for Fall Semester. 13-week term begins September 6, 2022. 2nd 7-week term begins October 19. Please check this link for NOVA online class start dates.

Our campuses and centers offer convenience, while our associate degree and certificate programs, distance learning courses and intensive English language programs offer a strong educational foundation.

NOVA has an open door admission policy. Any person 18 years of age or older who holds a high school diploma or equivalent can take advantage of our academic opportunities.

Take the next step! Use your checklist below to apply and enroll now.

Reminder: After applying as a new credit student, be sure to register to attend New Student Orientation.