Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is committed to our students beyond academics and this includes financial wellness. We want to provide resources, skills, and knowledge to help students become and stay financially well both during your time as a student and after you graduate. Through the Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers, students can gain access to financial information, gain skills, and to a professional that can offer individualized assistance based on your particular situation.
Student Equipment Loan ProgramIf you need access to a laptop loaner during the semester you are enrolled, please complete the application for a laptop loaner here or go to https://www.nvcc.edu/laptoploan/index.html
If you have additional questions about this program and its offerings, please contact Abid Mahmood at email@example.com.
Student Emergency Grants
The purpose of student emergency grants is to help students who have unforeseen emergencies during the semester. Availability of the grants are based on funding. Please see the list of currently available grants.
- Cares Act Grant: Please review the eligibility requirements and apply for the grant using this link https://www.nvcc.edu/studentemergencyaid/. If you have any questions about the grant or would like to know the status of your application, please contact the 24-hour Financial Aid Support Center.
- Childcare Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Grant: This grant assist student parents by assisting with before and after-school services. For more information, contact the the program contact, Dr. Keri Bowman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Campus Food Pantries
Please note that at this time our Campus Food Pantries are not currently operating. If you still need access to food, please check out our other food resources.
The mission of the NOVA food pantries is to help supplement and food needs a student may have by providing easy, on-campus access to food.
NOVA offers free food assistance on each of the six campuses; they exist to provide food and other basic necessities to NOVA students, and on some campuses, faculty and staff.
- Alexandria Campus (AA 194)
- Annandale Campus (CF 232)
- Loudoun Campus (LC 102L)
- Manassas Campus (MH 108)
- MEC Campus (Room 1116)
- Woodbridge Campus (WS 158)
If you need additional pantry locations, please contact our office or search our community resource database here https://nvcc.singlestoptechnologies.com
Interested in applying for scholarships for school? Visit NOVA’s scholarship page to search for scholarships that are tailored for you. direct any of your questions to Darryl Shell at email@example.com.
International Scholarships for Students.
Find information about the scholarships you can apply for.
Free Tax Filing
The Financial Stability and Advocacy Centers is an approved Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. With the assistance of IRS volunteers, these sessions allow students, faculty, and staff that fit the income guidelines the opportunity to file their taxes at no cost. We host several VITA tax preparation sessions on each of the NOVA campuses during the spring semesters. Please check here every spring for the schedule of our VITA tax workshops, links to register, and additional information. Spring 2021: To be announced
Additional Tax Filing Resources
- Vita Tax Preparation Locations by zip code.
- IRS Free File Program
- Additional Information on IRS Free File Program
- My Free Taxes, sponsored by H&R Block and United Way, allows any individual or family; regardless of income, to file taxes free if they have a simple return.
Career Connection allows you to get connected to Employers looking to hire NOVA students like yourself. No need to sign up! Just log into the career services management system. Any questions about Career Connection can be directed at the career counselor and advisors. Find their contact information.
Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CCAMPIS)
CCAMPIS is a Federal Department of Education grant that is meant to assist student who are parents with funds to pay for childcare so they can focus more energy on staying in school, completing their college goals and graduating.