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    Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    NOVA is committed to ensuring you receive the highest level of support needed. For the most updated information on NOVA’s response to COVID-19, please check the COVID-19 webpage regularly for updates at www.nvcc.edu/coronavirus

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    NOVA Online

    ELI is now NOVA Online! Take advantage of fully-online courses, certificates, and degrees from wherever you are.

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    Online Learning

    New to Online Learning?

    If you are new to online learning, we've got you covered. Check out our orientation resources and attend a live webinar. Even if you have taken online classes before, these resources are updated every semester!

    Getting started at NOVA Online
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    Online Webinars

    Live Sessions!

    Live sessions and on-demand recordings are available to help you throughout your online courses. Topics include Orientation, Success Skills, Career Planning, & Research Tips just to name a few! Even if you have taken online classes, consider the NOVA Online Orientation--jam packed with information, updated every semester!

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    Online Everything

    What are you waiting for?

    Yes, you can earn an entire degree or certificate online! Check out our degrees and certificates, along with many other courses that can apply to other degree programs. Know that we will be behind you all the way!

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    Welcome to NOVA Online

    ELI is now NOVA Online!

    New name, same great instruction and support! From personalized success coaching to webinars to 24/7 support resources, NOVA Online is a great place to achieve your educational goals.

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    Start Smart

    Go Anywhere!

    Taking courses through NOVA Online is an affordable and flexible way to earn college credits that can transfer to a four-year university.

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    Need Help?

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    From success coaching to financial aid to IT support, we'll connect you with the folks who can assist you.

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    There's even a NOVA Online Mobile App to help you easily connect with online resources.

Flexible Course Options
Endless Possibilities

NOVA Online gives you the flexibility to fit your education into your current schedule from anywhere in the world. With multiple start dates and convenient 4 to 16 week course lengths, you can take advantage of online and virtual hybrid courses to help you achieve your learning goals and advance your career.

Getting Started
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Are you new to NOVA Online? Or unsure about how you'll be able to fit college study into your current schedule? Watch this video to learn more about online learning, how our courses are structured, and how to get started.

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Online at NOVA Online means so much more than just classes! Visit our blog to learn more about the resources available to help with your studies, connecting with employers, fellow students, and much more.

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Available Courses

Browse current course offerings, review syllabi and course information, and sign up for classes online.

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Transfer Planning

Transfer Planning

Our guaranteed admissions agreements to competitive four-year universities will help you earn a bachelor’s degree.

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Chat live with NOVA Online staff and learn more about the many online tools available to you as a NOVA Online student.

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Are you Ready for Online Learning?

Are you Ready for Online Learning?

Find out what you need to know to be successful in an online course at
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As a NOVA student, you have 24/7 access to cutting edge technology and expert scholars, all within your online classroom.

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Personalized Support

Are you a member of the military or a veteran? In high school? Out of state? View resources just for you.

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