Counselors assess and evaluate student challenges and provide resources for improvement toward successful academic and personal outcomes. They implement interventions and strategies that enable students to manage and overcome barriers to academic and personal success. Special direct attention is provided to students who are not in good academic standing; however, counselors may also work with other students who are experiencing challenges that may affect their academic progress and success.
If you are a student on Academic Probation, we are here to support you! Please watch this short PASS Steps to Registration video or contact your campus counseling office (below) for instructions on how to receive advisement and registration for the current semester.
Students should plan ahead and take advantage of priority registration periods: March (Summer Term), April (Fall Semester) and November (Spring Semester). During these times, you may be provided more opportunities for individual appointments and additional time with a counselor. During peak registration, group sessions are offered to provide service to a larger number of students.
If this is your first time on academic probation, you are required to view the PASS Video and submit the PASS Survey prior to your meeting with a counselor.
Students who have received an Academic Suspension or Academic Dismissal may contact the Dean of Students office at your home campus for further instructions.
Students seeking a meeting for Academic Probation must schedule an appointment using NAVIGATE Student. If an appointment is not available with your designated counselor, you can schedule a meeting with any available counselor at the College for Academic Probation. Attempt to build your Academic Planner in NAVIGATE for the upcoming semester prior to your appointment. Please click here and review the quick video instructions for appointments and the Academic Planner.
Please know that during peak registration individual appointments may not be available, and you may have to attend a PASS Session. Walk-in advising/registration approval and Virtual Advising is not available for this service.
Alexandria students on Academic Probation are assigned to a counselor by their last name:
If you have any other questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Students on Academic Probation will need to meet with their Academic Success Counselor for advising and management of your APB hold.
Please use the NAVIGATE Student platform when you log into MyNOVA and schedule an appointment with your Academic Success Counselor based on your last name. Please click here for a quick video instruction to schedule the appointments.
Academic Probation Counseling is done by appointment only.
Please work with your Academic Success Counselor directly in seeking the appointment.
Group sessions will be offered at select times of the year and directions for that will be found on the main Academic Success Counseling Webpage.
If you have any other questions, contact email@example.com
During periods of large student visits, students who are on academic probation for the first time at Loudoun will have to attend a PASS Group Session for counseling and registration approval.
After you view the PASS Video. Please submit your PASS Survey and any questions to LOCounseling@nvcc.edu
Students on academic probation seeking registration approval can email firstname.lastname@example.org, using their student email, to schedule an appointment or PASS Session (only offered during periods of increased student traffic). Please provide your name and student ID number in your email request. Prior to being scheduled for an appointment, a Counselor will confirm the submission of your PASS Survey which can be completed here https://www.nvcc.edu/advising/video/story.html
Academic Suspension and Dismissal
Students who have been Academically Suspended or Dismissed and would like to appeal for readmission after the termination period has been completed may email a formal written petition to email@example.com. The petition must be addressed to Dr. Mark Kidd, Dean of Students, and must include the following information: NOVA 7-digit ID number, a summary of your academic and professional goals, and a plan to achieve those goals.
Questions?If you have additional questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Students who have not been admitted to an Allied Health or Nursing program should contact their home campus (or campus where they are taking the majority of their courses) for academic success counseling.
Students who are currently enrolled in Allied Health or Nursing programs in Springfield and experiencing academic challenges may contact Fahmeen Faruki, Counselor email@example.com please use your student email and provide your name and student ID number in your email request.
If you have any other questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
During periods of large student visits, all students on academic probation at Woodbridge will have to attend a PASS Group Session or meet virtually with their assigned Academic Success Counselor for counseling and registration approval.
Students seeking an individual appointment with their assigned counselor must email them directly to schedule in advance. Please know during peak registration times individual appointments may not be available. Please use your student email and provide your name and student ID number in your email request. Walk-in advising/registration approval is not available for this service.
Woodbridge students on academic probation can contact their academic success counselor which is determined by the first letter of their last name:
- Students with last names: A-C: Mrs. Holly Beemer, email@example.com
- Students with last names: D-H: Mr. Doug Rhoney, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students with last names: I-O: Mr. Dennis Sullivan, email@example.com
- Students with last names: P-T: Ms. Collette Julian, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students with last names: U-Z: Mr. Mark Bumgarner, email@example.com
Prior to your appointment, please view the PASS video to understand NOVA’s probation policies. Continuing students with an academic probation hold seeking to register for classes the following semester must follow the appointment procedures above, plus have one of the following:
- Progress report or email for current classes from the instructors, or
- Final grades posted for the most recently completed semester.
QuestionsIf you have any other questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Probation Students
Students who are taking all or the majority of their courses through the NOVA Online Division may contact the NOVA Online counselors at email@example.com, sharing that the PASS video has been viewed and the PASS survey has been submitted; and include your student ID number. A NOVA Online Counselor will respond within two business days for further consultation regarding the PASS survey responses and academic plan.
Continuing Academic Probation Students are not required to submit another PASS survey. Please email the counselor whom you previously communicated with or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Suspension and Dismissal
Students who have been Academically Dismissed or Suspended and would like to appeal for readmission after the termination period has been completed may email a letter to NOVA Online's Director of Student Services, Dr. Cynthia Pascal (email@example.com). Letter must include the following information: student ID number, a summary of your academic and professional goals, and a plan to achieve those goals.