How do I accept/reduce/decline my Financial Aid?

Log in to your My NOVA account. Go to the Student Center. Under Finances, click Accept/decline awards for the correct academic year.

For more detailed instructions go here.

Note: Grants will already be accepted for you.

To accept/decline/reduce loans or FWS, use the checkboxes boxes to the right of the screen. Be sure to submit.

If you are accepting loans for the first time in the last two years at NOVA, you must complete a Master Promissory Note and loan counseling, which can be found at

If you are accepting FWS, you must go to > Current Students > Financial Aid > Work-Study. Under the paragraph entitled "Find a Job", link to the on-line application. Walk through the steps to apply for a job or jobs.

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  • Topic #: 8202-48
  • Date Created: 9/12/2011
  • Last Modified Since: 5/8/2014
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