Freshman and Transfer Orientation

Freshman/Transfer Orientation

Congratulations and Welcome to Nova Southeastern University!

Through New Student Orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet other incoming students, current NSU students, faculty, and staff. The goal of Orientation is to help you be prepared to begin class, learn how to navigate NSU, and begin to gain a sense of Shark Pride. A variety of activities, opportunities, and resources will be shared with you at Orientation both during the day and in the evening to assist you in getting acquainted with your new community.

Freshman / First Time In College Student Orientation (23 credits or less):

This mandatory overnight program is designed to assist you in making a smooth transition to University life at NSU! Orientation is the foundation of your college experience. You will receive an in-depth look of NSU, learn about the resources on campus, and connect with other first year students as well as existing students.

You are required to attend ONE orientation, please choose the one that best meets your summer plans!

All Students: Summer 2017

Shark Preview Alumni ONLY

As Shark Preview 2017 participants you have the opportunity to choose one of the above dates or you can attend a special Shark Preview Alumni Orientation on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Shark Preview 2017 Alumni you will have the opportunity to reconnect with their Shark Preview friends, move into the residence halls just before the start of class and connect with existing NSU students, faculty and staff.

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Transfer and Adult Evening Orientation (23 credits or more):

This one-day program is designed to assist you in making a smooth transition to the NSU community. The Orientation program will connect you with the departments on campus that can assist you throughout your journey at NSU. You will be able to connect with faculty and staff that will be an integral part of your educational journey at NSU.