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Guest Card

Guest cards give visitors access to library resources and NOVA’s copy and print services. Guest cards can be purchased for $1 at any deposit machine on campus and can be reloaded. Guest cards are the property of NOVA. The cards are non-transferable and violation may result in revocation of the card and associated privileges.

Affiliate or Contractor

A contractor is an individual who is an employee of a firm who has a formal contractual relationship to perform work for the College and whose daily work site is on a campus or at one of NOVA's Administrative offices.

Affiliates may be students or volunteers working at the College who are not faculty or staff.

If an individual is an Affiliate or Contractor with a need for a NOVACard, their supervisor must submit the NOVACard Special Affiliate or Contractor Card Request form to the College Card office.


Upon retirement, employees granted emeritus status receive an emeritus NOVACard. Emeritus status is designated by the Human Resources Department.