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Veteran Academic Services

Services offered through the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center

  • assisting armed services members, veterans, their spouses, and their dependents by facilitating the transition into college life and supporting their ongoing academic success
  • building supportive relationships and fostering confidence
  • guiding student-veterans and their families through the transition to college and throughout their higher-education journey
  • serving as a referral point and liaison to facilitate resolution of issues impeding success while providing student-veterans and their families with empathetic listening and guidance
  • teaching student-veterans and their families to identify, support, and understand university policies and procedures

Appointments

NSU Main Campus
(954) 262-7990
UGadvising@nova.edu
Horvitz Administration Building
Second Floor

M–F: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
T and W, extended hours: open until 6:00 p.m.

Online and Off-Campus
Office hours may vary. Contact your advisor.

15-MINUTE WALK-IN ADVISING

Our new walk-in advising format is a concise 15-minute session
intended for brief guidance to move you forward in your academic process.

GoArmyEd is a support program for active, reserve, and National Guard soldiers. It provides educational opportunities to all eligible, active-duty National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers. The program supports tuition assistance for classroom and distance learning. It allows soldiers to manage their education records including college classes, testing, and on-duty classes.  It also uses Army educational counselors and school representatives for support.

Contact

Kimberly Cronin, M.S.
Assistant Director of Operations
Office of Institutional Effectiveness
Phone: (954) 262-5386
Email: cronin@nova.edu

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library is the main academic library at the university.  It offers traditional public library services as well, and it is open 100 hours a week and accessible 24/7 online.  Reference and instructional services are available by phone at (954) 262-4613 or by email to refdesk@nova.edu.  The library supports your academic or personal needs by offering the following:

  • Reference services: The reference department helps individuals find or obtain information. Librarians can be reached in person or by phone, email, chat, text, or by appointment.
  • Schedule a FREE one-on-one instructional session on how to use the library’s resources is available.
  • Document Delivery/Interlibrary Loan: Library materials may be borrowed from other libraries and delivered to the Alvin Sherman Library, your home, office, or desktop.  This is a free service.
  • An Assistive Technology Room, located on the second floor, is equipped to support the needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Free Wi-Fi and access to public computers is offered.
  • Family members residing, working, or going to school in Broward County may also obtain an Alvin Sherman Library card.

Services offered through the Office of Student Disability Services

  • references for testing and counseling
  • arrangements for academic support
  • academic accommodations

Student must advise the office of any needs immediately upon acceptance to the university. The office provides information and individualized accommodations to student-veterans with a diagnosed disability. Some of the areas we assist with include classroom and testing accommodations, housing accommodations, access to disabled parking, and finding textbooks in alternate formats. We can assist the student with obtaining necessary documentation and will consult with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, as needed. We can also refer students to campus resources and community agencies upon request.

Contact Us

Phone: (954) 262-7185
Fax: (954) 262-1390
disabilityservices@nova.edu

NSU Main Campus
Rosenthal Student Ctr
1st Floor, Suite 121
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314

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Services offered through the Office of Undergraduate Student Success

  • Academic Success Coaching - Academic success coaches meet one on-one with undergraduates to build rapport, educate students about university-wide resources, and develop personal plans to facilitate student success. This program is open to all undergraduate students.
  • Tools for Success Workshops - This series of workshops is designed to assist students in adapting to university life and, ultimately, achieving degree completion. The workshop series includes, but is not limited to, sessions on time management, goal setting, study skills, learning styles, and strategies for having success in online courses.

Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Student Success
Nova Southeastern University
Rosenthal Student Center, Room 104
Davie, FL 33328 
Office: 954-262-8485
OR 1-800-541-6682, ext. 28485

Email: studentsuccess@nova.edu
Follow us on Twitter @NSUSuccess

Services offered through the Office of Transfer Evaluation Services

  • Evaluation of credits from all prior regionally accredited institutions
  • Evaluation of military credits, including Joint Services Transcript (JST)/Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • Acceptance of College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST) examination with appropriate passing scores
  • Credit can be awarded through the Full Portfolio or Course Challenge process for life experience.

The Transfer Credit System can be used to determine how courses will transfer to NSU from previously attended institutions.

Services offered through the Tutoring and Testing Center

  • one-on-one tutoring in writing, math, and science
  • assistance in improving writing and research skills
  • math and science tutors trained to clarify questions and reinforce specific topics addressed in classes
  • individualized math and science study strategy sessions
  • administration of a variety of exams and facilitation of testing accommodations for students with documented disabilities

How to Make an Appointment

Tutoring:
(954) 262-8350
800-541-6682, ext. 28350
Student Affairs Building, 2nd Floor
Ft. Lauderdale/Davie Campus

On-Site Tutoring: Regional Campuses in Fort Myers, Miami, and Tampa; tutoring hours vary

Online Tutoring: Available to distance students not able to take advantage of in-person tutoring services

Testing Services:
(954) 262-8374
800-541-6682, ext. 28374
Student Affairs Building, 2nd Floor
Ft. Lauderdale/Davie Campus

Follow us on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/NSUTTCenter

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