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Getting Started

Welcome to ELI and congratulations on your decision to further your education! We are here to help you every step of the way.

This video can answer many questions about online classes and ELI:

 

Next: Orientation

The Orientation section is an excellent resource for discovering more about online courses. How do I get assignments? Am I a good fit for online learning? What technology do I need to know? These are just a few of the questions you'll find answered in Orientation.

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Do you live outside of Virginia and want to take online classes?

Northern Virginia Community College, as a member of the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus, has reciprocal agreements with other SREB member states that allow students living in those states to take NOVA online courses through ELI. In addition, NOVA meets the requirements of many other states, so that students living in those states may also take NOVA online courses through ELI.

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Important Dates

Be sure to review the Important Dates for this semester to prevent automatic withdrawal from your class.

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OER and Online Courses

A growing number of our online courses use high-quality, openly licensed educational materials, eliminating the need to purchase textbooks. NOVA's award-winning innovative OER project provides a comprehensive approach to addressing access, affordability, and student success through the use of open educational resources.

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