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Register for Classes

How do I register?

Watch the video below to learn the step-by-step process to register for classes.

Students may add or drop classes during the first week of instruction via myNOVA. The drop/add period varies for each term. Please refer to the academic calendar for drop/add deadlines.


Registration

How do I register for a credit class?

How do I register for Workforce and continuing education classes?

For those interested in short-term professional and continuing education courses outside of our credit programs, registration is continuous throughout the semester and remains open until the course maximum is reached. Please contact the NOVA Workforce office for more information.


Payment Plans

What affordable payment options are available for you?

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Get the course you want by registering early!


Class Formats

NOVA offers a variety of class formats to accommodate your schedule.

Learn@Home: Live-Streamed Via Zoom

Classes meet in real time via Zoom on the days and times listed on your class schedule. Your instructor will facilitate live, online lectures and discussions using audio and video.

You’ll use: Zoom

Where: 100% at home

When: Scheduled class period(s)

How: In MyNOVA (SIS), search Mode of Instruction - Interactive Classroom Video;

  1. Carefully read the course notes for details
  2. The location will read Virtual - Real time
  3. The room assignment will read Virtual - Real time

Learn@Home: Online, On Your Own Time

NOVA Online courses are 100% online. For NOVA Online courses you do not need to be on your computer or device at a specific day or time. Pay close attention to course deadlines for submitting assignments, quizzes, tests and projects.

You’ll use: CANVAS

Where: 100% at home

When: Independently, on the days and times you prefer

How: In MyNOVA (SIS), search Mode of Instruction - Online

  1. Fully online classes have a section number beginning with 'E(ex. E01N) 
  2. The class note will say: "Online course offered by NOVA Online"

Learn on Campus: In Person

Classes meet on campus, on the days, times and locations listed on your class schedule.

You’ll use: CANVAS to supplement in-class learning

Where: 100% on campus

When: Scheduled class period(s)

How: In MyNOVA (SIS), search Mode of Instruction - In Person

  1. Choose a campus location for in-person meetings
  2. Carefully read the course notes for details

Learn on Campus: In Person and Online

Course will be offered in a blended in-person, online, or virtual format. There is a lot of variety in hybrid course offerings and details about how a specific course section will be taught is explained

in the course notes and/or on the course syllabus.

You’ll use: CANVAS or Zoom to supplement in-class learning

When: Scheduled class period(s) and independently, on the days and times you prefer

Where: 50% on campus, 50% at home

How: In MyNOVA (SIS), search Mode of Instruction - In Person;

  1. Choose a campus location for in person meetings
  2. Hybrid classes have a section number containing 'Y' (ex. 02YA)
  3. Carefully read the course notes for details
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