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Academic Success Counseling

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.

Watch PASS Steps to Registration

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 in the Pathway to Baccalaureate program should contact their assigned Pathways Advisor or 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.

During periods of large student visits, all students on academic probation at Alexandria will have to attend a PASS Group Session or meet individually with their assigned 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. 

Alexandria students on Academic Probation are assigned to a counselor by their last name.  Students can contact their assigned counselor directly at the following e-mails:

Students with last names:  A – C: Thu-An Trinh ttrinh@nvcc.edu
Students with last names:  D – F: Rebeccah Carrier rcarrier@nvcc.edu
Students with last names:  G – P: Keith Wynn ewynn@nvcc.edu
Students with last names:  Q – S: Rebeccah Carrier rcarrier@nvcc.edu
Students with last names:   T– Z: Trevor Blair tablair@nvcc.edu


Academic Suspension and Dismissal 

Students who have left the College for the required time period after academic suspension may email their designated counselor for a reinstatement appointment.

Students who have questions about academic suspension or dismissal may contact the Alexandria Dean of Students at al-dos@nvcc.edu.


Questions

If you have any other questions, contact alcounseling@nvcc.edu

During periods of large student visits, all students on academic probation at Annandale will have to attend a PASS Group Session or meet individually with their assigned Academic Success Counselor for counseling and registration approval.

Sign up for a PASS Session

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. 

Annandale students on Academic Probation can contact their Academic Success Counselor which is determined by the first letter of their last name:


Questions

If you have any other questions, contact ancounseling@nvcc.edu

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. 


Questions

After you view the PASS Video. Please submit your PASS Survey and any questions to LOCounseling@nvcc.edu

Academic Probation

Students on academic probation seeking registration approval can email macounseling@nvcc.edu, 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 Pass Video and Survey.

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 macounseling@nvcc.edu. 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 macounseling@nvcc.edu

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 ffaruki@nvcc.edu please use your student email and provide your name and student ID number in your email request. 


Questions

If you have any other questions, contact meccounseling@nvcc.edu

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:

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.

Academic Suspension and Dismissal

Suspended students seeking to return after their period of suspension are seen by the Associate Dean of Students. Students seeking to return following suspension submit a readmission letter to Mark Bumgarner, Associate Dean of Students, at mbumgarner@nvcc.edu.

Suspended students seeking to return without a period of suspension are seen by the Dean of Students. Students seeking to return without a period of suspension must:

  • Contact the Woodbridge Office of Dean of students by phone (703.878.5758) or via email(mturner@nvcc.edu) or in-person (WS208) to schedule an appointment with the Dean of Students, Michael Turner.
  • Submit readmission letter to Dean Turner at mturner@nvcc.edu

Students seeking to return from academic dismissal would follow the procedure directly above to meet with the Woodbridge Dean of Students.

Questions

If you have any other questions, contact wocounseling@nvcc.edu

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 onlinecounselors@nvcc.edu, 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 onlinecounselors@nvcc.edu.

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 Interim Director of Student Services, Mr. Alex Case (acase@nvcc.edu). Letter must include the following information: student ID number, a summary of your academic and professional goals, and a plan to achieve those goals.

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