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Parents & Families

  • Parents and families of future and current NOVA students
  • Parents and families of future and current NOVA students

Parents and family members play an important role in the lives of NOVA students. Whether you are just beginning to explore a NOVA education or you already have a student enrolled, we have many resources to help you.

Parents & Families of Prospective Students

Choosing a college is a big family decision. A student has many options, and there are several things to consider: application deadlines, financial aid, academic programs, student life and more.

If a student is thinking about applying to NOVA for an upcoming semester, please visit the section for Parents & Families of Prospective Students. You will find information to guide you through the process.

Parents & Families of Current Students

In our section for Parents & Families of Current Students, we’ve gathered the information you need to help the student succeed at NOVA. Find information on dates and deadlines, important contacts and a list of helpful tips for parents of current students.

Dual Generational Pathways

Dual Generational Pathways is designed to create a college-going mindset within families, and at partner sites. DGP focuses on lower-income families, and engages two or more generations simultaneously through college awareness, readiness, and success activities.