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The Bursar's Office is responsible for collecting university tuition and fees, issuing student refunds from financial aid funds, sending invoices and receipts, and distributing student educational tax data.

The Office of the University Bursar is located in the Horvitz Administration Building, 1st floor, on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, 3301 College Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314.

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On-Campus Residents 

  • All on-campus residents must have satisfied their student account balance prior to their official check-in date.  Account balances may be satisfied with anticipated financial aid awards and/or payment plans made with Enrollment and Student Services (ESS).  Students may view their student account status including account balance, charges, payments, and financial aid awards in SharkLink. Financial aid recipients must ensure that all financial aid requirements have been fulfilled so that the financial aid awarded will be disbursed to the student’s account as scheduled. Financial aid requirements may include the completion of additional paperwork or of an online Master Promissory Note and entrance counseling for first-time loan borrowers.
  • Students with outstanding balances must contact an ESS representative prior to their check-in date for payment, payment plan set-up, or the completion of outstanding financial aid requirements at (954) 262-5200 or (954) 262-3380.
  • Please be advised that students will not be able to check-in to the Residential Life and Housing halls until all requirements to satisfy their outstanding balance have been fulfilled. 


On-Campus Housing & Meal Plan

NSU requires all undergraduate students with 0-48 credit hours to live on campus and participate in the university's meal plan unless at least one of the following criteria applies:

  1. You are married.
  2. You reside with a parent or legal guardian within the tricounty area (Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach).
  3. You are at least 25 years old.

For questions, regarding these charges, please contact the Office of Residential Life & Housing at (954) 262-7052 or 800-541-6682 ext. 27052.

If any of the criteria above apply to you and you will not be living on campus, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions so that your record may be updated accordingly.

Health Insurance

NSU requires all residential on-campus students to have some form of health insurance. If you currently maintain comparable coverage that is greater or equal to that of NSU’s policy, you must complete the online waiver form.

Should you have questions regarding the student health insurance plan, contact the student insurance department at (954) 262-4060 or 800-922-3420 or

Once the online waiver has been processed, your health insurance charge will be reversed.

As you work through the academic challenges of the semester, time passes quickly. Be aware, however, you will not be able to register for the upcoming semester if you have a balance due on your NSU account. To get a handle on your NSU student account, follow these tips:

  1.  Regularly log in to SharkLink to view your student account on the “My Account” page.

  2.  Click on “Holds” to view if you have any holds that may prevent registration.

  3. Click on “My Financial Aid” to verify you have fulfilled all financial aid requirements for timely disbursements.

  4. If you need assistance paying an outstanding balance, consider the following resources: 

    1. Request to enroll in an NSU Payment Plan.

    2. Investigate student employment opportunities.

    3. Apply for a Federal Direct PLUS Loans.
      These loans allow creditworthy graduate/first professional students and parents of dependent undergraduate students to borrow up to the full cost of tuition and related educational expenses, less any financial aid the student may receive. You may complete the PLUS request process at 

    4. Contact Enrollment and Student Services at (954) 262-5200 for assistance in reviewing your account.

 NSU reports “amounts billed” for qualified tuition and related expenses, which appear in box 2 of your 1098-T Form. Therefore, box 1 will remain empty.

Please note that if box 7 is checked on your 2017 Form 1098-T, amounts billed in the 2017 calendar year include charges for educational services offered in the 2018 calendar year. You may view a detailed breakdown of amounts billed by accessing your 1098-T information online via SharkLink once your 2017 Form 1098-T is available. Select the “My Account” page from the left navigation and click “View 1098-T.” Enter the 2017 tax year and click “Submit” to access your 2017 Form 1098-T. Please note that 2016 charges for educational services rendered in 2017 do not qualify for the 2016 tax year.

For additional information regarding your 1098-T, carefully review the 2017 IRS 1098-T Instructions for Student or visit the bursar's IRS Form 1098-T webpage.

 Electronic Sign-up for IRS Form 1098-T

Form 1095-B is mailed to all students covered under the NSU Student Health Insurance Plan by Aetna at the beginning of each calendar year. In addition, students may login to their Aetna accountt to access their Form 1095-B. For more information visit our Form 1095-B page.
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