Wi-Fi Settings

WiFi icon

General campus Wi-Fi settings for Students
Network name: NOVA
connect using your NVSTU LAN id and password

Find detailed instructions on the IT Help Desk website for iOS and Windows


myNOVA icon Use myNOVA to register for classes and much more.


Blackboard Mobile Learn Blackboard Mobile Learn—Access Bb courses from anywhere. Available for iOS and Android.
Blackboard Collaborate Blackboard Collaborate--Join a Collaborate Session or view a recording. Available for iOS and Android.

Student Email

Gmail Student Gmail accounts are accessible for iOS and Android.

Submitting Documents (PDFs)

Genius Scan Genius Scan--Use your camera to create .pdf or jpeg files. Available for iOS and Android.
Tinyscan TinyScan--Camera app to create images or .pdf files. Available for iOS and Android.

Online Storage

OneDrive OneDrive—Store your files here and access them from virtually any device. Available for iOS and Android.
Dropbox Dropbox–Cloud based file storage. Available for iOS and Android.
Google Drive Google Drive--Accessible using your student account. Available for iOS and Android.

Microsoft Office for Mobile Devices

Microsoft Office Find Microsoft's popular office productivity apps including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Available for iOS and Android.

iWork for Mobile Devices

iWork Apple's office productivity apps Pages, Numbers, Keynote.

24x7 Help--IT Help Desk

Help Desk NOVA's Help Desk is available by phone, chat, and web around the clock.
Blackboard Collaborate Online students can also connect to tech support using eMeeting technology

Free 24x7 Tutoring

Smarthinking Smarthinking is available free for NOVA Online students.
YouTube YouTube--check out the college channel for tutorials and more.
Atomic Learning Hoonuit--tons of tutorials, available from your Blackboard home page.
Khan Academy Kahn Academy--learn almost anything for free. Available for iOS, viewer available for Android.
Google+ Google and Google+ are excellent resources for research and collaboration. Also available for iOS.


LiveSafe Connect with NOVA Police using the LiveSafe app. Available for iOS and Android.
NOVA Alert NOVA Alert delivers important announcements via text and email. Register online.