Top 10 Reasons to Attend Orientation
All new incoming students are required to attend Shark Frenzy: NSU’s Grand Orientation. If you do not attend Shark Frenzy, a registration hold will be placed on your student account. This hold will prevent you from registering the following semester.
Meet other students that are also new to NSU. Shark Frenzy allows you to get to know other students and meet new friends before classes even start.
- Who's Who
Find out who the must know faces of NSU are! Meet the President, Deans, Directors, and, of course, the Orientation Team.
- Meet Professors
Professors will tell you how a typical class at NSU is structured as well as answer any questions you may have about books, syllabi, papers, or absence policies. You may even meet a Professor that you will be taking for class.
Learn about the different academic and student services that NSU offers. These services include academic services, career development, student success, and the RecPlex.
- Shark Card and Parking Decal
Two Shark must haves! Your Shark Card will help get you around campus and your free parking decal will allow you to park in designated lots! By attending Orientation, you will have them both before the first day of classes.
- History and Traditions
Our history goes back to 1964. Learn about the history of NSU as well as all of the unique traditions that make NSU one of a kind.
- Clubs and Organizations
With over 70 clubs and organizations you will be sure to find a group that interests you at NSU.
Students who attend Shark Frenzy are more likely to be comfortable with the campus, the services, and the people at NSU when starting classes. Shark Frenzy will provide you with all the resources that will help contribute to your overall success.
- Become an Official Shark
Shark Frenzy is the final step in becoming an Official Shark! Shark Frenzy gives you all the information, excitement, and maybe even one-of-a-kind Shark gear that you will need to be able to show off your Shark Pride everyday on campus.