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What Resources Are Available to Help Me Succeed in My Courses?
What Steps do I Take to Request Disability Accommodations?
What Counseling Services Are Available for Me?
What Resources Are Available to Help Me Pay for College?
What Technical Support Is Available for Me?
What Services Are Available for Military Veterans and Service Members?
What are Some Tips for Success?
Every NVCC campus has counselors available to assist students with academic and personal needs including academic advising, career counseling , disability services, and transfer planning. You can find contact information for counselors on campus here. In addition, you can contact the ELI Distance Learning Counseling office by phone at 703.323.2425, by e-mail, or visit our web site at http://eli.nvcc.edu/counselor.htm.
There are many resources available to help students pay for college. Learn more by visiting the College financial web site at http://www.nvcc.edu/financialaid/index.html
The IT Help Desk provides first-level technical support to students of Northern Virginia Community College. They are dedicated to servicing the computer and telecommunication needs of all students by providing detailed resolutions and general system information for common problems. If you are using dial-up, you may have trouble accessing some course materials and may need to use a public or work computer for some of your course work.
General information is available from NOVA's Military Services Office. Additional information is available on NOVA's Veterans website, and there is a Veteran’s advisor on each campus--click here for contact information.
Other resources include:
The following Ten Tips for Success, though certainly not new or revolutionary, were compiled with the help of the textbook for the ELI distance learning version of SDV 100, David B. Ellis' Becoming a Master Student, and the staff at the Extended Learning Institute.
ELI students can take advantage of FREE online tutoring through Smarthinking.
Northern Virginia Community College, as a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, has reciprocal agreements with most states to allow students living in those states to take NOVA online courses through ELI.