Apply for the Upcoming Semester
So, you’re ready to apply? Let’s get started!
Any student 18 years or older, with a high school diploma or equivalent, is eligible to enroll. Remember to submit your application 30 days prior to the beginning of the upcoming semester.
Applications to NOVA are managed through the online platform of Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). You will be prompted to create a user account if you don’t already have one.
Follow Our Checklists to Apply
Use a checklist below to apply and enroll now.
Apply for Financial Aid
You may be eligible for financial benefits that ease the burden of college tuition. Find out more about your Financial Aid options as a NOVA student. Keep these filing dates in mind before you apply:
Apply for Financial Aid (FAFSA)
- Fall Semester: March 1 (New and Returning Students)
- Spring Semester: October 1 (New Students)
- Summer Semester: April 1
- Loan Request Deadline: April 15