Step 1. Log in to My NOVA.
Step 2. Click the Look up your username and set your password link next to New to your college?
Step 3. Complete the fields on the screen (First Name, Last Name, Birthdate (MMDDYY), and SSN).
Step 4. Click Search.
Step 5. If prompted, answer the security question.
Step 6. Enter a new password and security question (select one of the standard security questions provided), then click Next.
You can also find instructions to change your password here.
If you experience issues with this process please contact the IT Help Desk at 703 426 4141.