Welcome to our introductory walk-through video on the … Nova Network, Villanova’s new social and … professional network! In today’s video, we’ll show you how to sign up … for the platform and fill out your basic profile information. To start, navigate to … novanetwork.villanova.edu. Once on the homepage, you can start the sign-up … process immediately OR click “About” in the top navigation to learn more about the platform. The About page provides helpful information on … frequently asked questions and how to contact the … support team with issues. If you have trouble logging on … at any point, please email … [email protected] Once you’re ready to join the Nova Network, click the Sign In button at the top of the screen. You will see a pop-up with four options. Select “Villanova Login” to be taken to the single … sign-on process. Fill out the fields and click log in. If you see two options for your Microsoft account, choose the Work or School option, not the Personal account. You’ll be taken back to the Nova Network, and a new pop-up will appear with your name and email … address filled in. Click “Create Account.” Now, it’s time to fill out your profile! The Nova Network is exclusive to the Villanova … community, so, the first step it to identify your affiliation: Undergraduate Student or Graduate Student. You’ll be asked for basic details about who you are and … what you’re interested in, starting with your educational … information. This will help the Nova … Network recommend connections for you. Much like LinkedIn, you can add a profile photo, headline and your location. You’re almost done! To add extra depth to your … profile, let people know what you’re … involved in on campus. Avoid abbreviations and use … official names as much as possible. Finally, read and sign the User Agreement. Congratulations, you’re now a member of the Nova Network! You can continue to update your profile information by … clicking on your photo in the upper righthand corner of the … screen and selecting “My Profile” from the drop-down. Here, you can add a brief bio, internship, work study or leadership … experiences, upload your resume, and connect your LinkedIn account. Fill out as much as possible to personalize your Nova … Network experience. You can also update any of … the information you entered during the sign-up process. That’s it—Your profile is complete! If you run into any technical issues or questions while … using the platform, simply click on the … question-mark button in the upper right-hand corner of … your screen to contact support. Thank you for joining the Nova Network. We hope you enjoy exploring the platform and making new … connections with fellow Villanovans!