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Student Handbook

Welcome to NOVA! You are now a student at the largest of 23 community colleges in Virginia, which enrolls approximately 75,000 students annually in credit and non-credit courses.

To assist you during your time at NOVA, the online Student Handbook provides important information about the College’s various services, procedures and policies.

  • Start Strong at NOVA
  • Paying for College
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • International Students
  • Advising & Counseling
  • Disability Services & Accessibility
  • Student Life & Athletics
  • Registrar Services
  • NOVACares
  • Student Conduct & Integrity
  • Policies, Procedures & Forms
  • College Safety