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Change/Reset Password

These instructions will help you change/reset your password for NOVAConnect.

  1. Open a browser and type in the URL to access the NVCC Homepage (https://www.nvcc.edu).
    The NVCC Homepage displays.
    NOVA Home Page

  2. Click on the yellow myNOVA tab at the top right corner of the NVCC Homepage.
    The Academic Tools screen displays.

    Academic Tools

  3. Click on the green myNOVA button on the Academic Tools screen to access the myNOVA Login Portal screen.
    The myNOVA Login Portal screen displays.

    Login Screen

  4. Enter your myNOVA log in Username and Password and then click on Sign In.
    The myNOVA Main Menu displays.

    My Nova Menu

    NOTE: The options available to you on this menu such as Blackboard, Gmail, SIS, AIS (Finance), and HR will vary based on your security access.

  5. Click on Account Details at the top right corner of the screen.

    Account Details

    The following screen displays.
    Account Details

  6. Click on Change your Password.
    The Change Password screen displays.

    Change Password

  7. Enter and verify your new Password in the appropriate fields and then click OK.

    Verify Password

    NOTE: It is essential that your new Password meets the Password Security Standards.

  8. When you are finished, always remember to Sign Out to ensure the security and privacy of your account information.

    Sign Out

NOTE:When you are finished, always remember to Sign Out to ensure the security and privacy of your account information.


For assistance or questions on these procedures, contact the IT Helpdesk, which is operational 24/7 including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Local Telephone: 703.426.4141. Toll Free: 855.259.1019 (Outside No. Virginia)