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    Extended Learning Institute

    Take advantage of fully-online courses, certificates, and degrees from the comfort of your own home.

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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 ELI Orientation--jam packed with information, updated every semester!

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    Go Anywhere!

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

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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 an ELI Mobile App to help you easily connect with online resources.

Flexible Course Options
Endless Possibilities

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute 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 ELI? 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 ELI 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 ELI staff and learn more about the many online tools available to you as an ELI student.

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Are you Ready for Online Learning?

Are you Ready for Online Learning?

Take this survey to help you determine your level of readiness for taking online or technology rich courses.

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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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