NOVA Salutes You

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As an active-duty service member, reservist or veteran, you embrace new challenges. How about earning your degree next?

Northern Virginia has always welcomed the men and women of our military back home. And NOVA is a big part of that. Whether you are currently deployed or a veteran, we can make sure that your service doesn’t prevent you from earning a college degree.

We want to ease your transition into civilian life. Whether your academic goal is a transfer to a four-year school, a technical career path, or continuing education, we can help. Even if you are still undecided, NOVA is the place to figure it out.

Find out what benefits NOVA offers to service members.

Make the Smart Choice

  • 2000+ NOVA students are active-duty or have served in the armed forces.

  • NOVA’s Office of Military and Veterans Services (OMVS) will serve as your liaison with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Programs to Prepare You for Civilian Life

Use your specialized training to study a career in IT or Engineering. Or go in a completely different direction as a civilian. The choice is yours!

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How to Get Started

  1. Speak to an advisor at the Office of Military and Veterans Services (OMVS).

  2. Browse for classes you want to study at NOVA.

  3. Enroll for classes during the upcoming semester.

  4. Apply for Veterans Administration Educational Benefits, including VA Form 22-1990.

  5. Commit to a pathway: transfer, career & technical, or continuing ed. Of course, you can remain undecided until you are ready to decide.

Learn More About NOVA & Military Students


Want to Talk to a Vet Success Advisor?

Making the transition from military service to life on a college campus may seem overwhelming. We can help.

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