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GA Frequently Asked Questions

Due to the time commitment involved, graduate assistants at Nova Southeastern University are not permitted to simultaneously hold outside employment.

Graduate assistants are not required to live on campus.

Although all graduate students are encouraged to apply for graduate assistantships, preference will be given to those candidates that are accepted and enrolled in the Master of Science in College Student Affairs program in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Graduate students classified as international students should confer with the NSU Office of International Students to determine their eligibility for a GA position.

All graduate assistants on a 12-month contract are permitted to take 15 vacation/personal days per year. All vacation/personal days must gain prior approval from a supervisor.

Nova Southeastern University is located less than 10 miles to the Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, and approximately 30 miles from the Miami International Airport.

Nova Southeastern University is located less than 10 miles from Dania beach, approximately 15 miles from Ft. Lauderdale beach, and approximately 25 miles from South Beach in Miami.

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