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Multi-factor (MFA) Text Notification for myNOVA (VCCS)

You may use text messaging for myNOVA (VCCS) Multi-factor Authentication (MFA).  This is referred to as Text Notification.

Follow these steps to setup myNOVA (VCCS) MFA with text messaging using your mobile device.

  1. Go to https://nvcc.my.vccs.edu/.
  2. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) username and click the GO button.
  3. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) password and click the GO button.
  4. Access SIS to enter a mobile number. Select SIS.
  5. Select Profile.
  6. Select Personal Information on the right side and then select Phone Numbers.
  7. Click the Add a Phone Number button.
  8. Select Mobile as Phone Type, enter the Telephone, and leave Preferred unchecked.
  9. Click the Save button.
  10. You are redirected to a page that states the save was successful. Click the OK button.
  11. Select Email Addresses.
  12. If you wish to change an existing email address:
    1. Select Other in the Email Type field.
    2. Enter an email in the Email Address field.
    3. Click the Save button.
    4. You are redirected to a page that states the save was successful. Click the OK button.
  13. If you wish to add an additional email address:
    1. Click the Add an Email Address button.
    2. Select Other in the Email Type field.
    3. Enter an email in the Email Address field.
    4. Click the Save button.
    5. You are redirected to a page that states the save was successful. Click the OK button.
  1. Go to https://nvcc.my.vccs.edu/.
  2. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) username and click the GO button.
  3. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) password and click the GO button.
  4. Click the People icon at the top of the Applications page and select Profile Settings.
  5. Click the Edit Profile button when prompted.
  6. Select OPT-IN MFA SMS and click the Save button.
  7. A message displays stating the operation was successful. Click the Close button.
  8. Click the People icon at the top of the Applications page and select Logout.
  9. Click the BACK TO LOGIN SCREEN button.
  1. Go to https://nvcc.my.vccs.edu/.
  2. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) username and click the GO button.
  3. Enter your myNOVA (VCCS) password and click the GO button.
    Note: If you fail authentication twice, please wait at least 15-20 minutes to reattempt or risk account lockout.
  4. Receive the SMS code as a text message.
  5. Enter the SMS code when prompted and click the GO button.
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