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Academic Advising

"Good advising may be the single most underestimated characteristic of a successful college experience."
- Richard Light

Advising provides tools, information and resources to students as they pursue their education at NOVA.

Counselors work with new students to select their course for the first term and subsequent terms, if they have not declared a major. Once a student has declared a major, they are assigned a faculty member who works with them in accomplishing their educational and career goals. We offer you an opportunity to work with faculty members who we hope will help enhance your classroom experiences.

Tools to Assist You

We offer you these online tools to assist you with Academic Advising:

  • Advanced Standing Handbook
  • Academic Advising Tutorial 
  • Academic Advising Electronic Resources
  • Articulation