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Science Learning Center

Welcome to the Science Learning Center


The Science Learning Center (SLC) is available to NOVA students studying the subjects of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics and Engineering.  The Science Learning Center is located at NOVA's Annandale Campus.

The Center offers NOVA students:

  • a space to work
  • lab models and other science materials
  • reference materials for class project use
  • seminars on selected science topics
  • faculty assistance in the subjects of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and Engineering

Students are encouraged to check in advance to find out when faculty will be available for their subject of interest.

Upon instructor request, additional hours on select evenings or weekends will be offered before scheduled laboratory exams.


The Center is open from 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday. Students can use the Center for a maximum of two hours at a time, and must sign up for a slot at least 24 hours in advance.

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