Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Student Success
Nova Southeastern University
DeSantis Building, 4th Floor
Davie, FL 33328
Office: 954-262-8386
OR 1-800-541-6682, ext. 28386
Email: studentsuccess@nova.edu

Useful Resources

The Office of Undergraduate Student Success provides resources to support your success and graduation from Nova Southeastern University.

Five Tips to Succeed in an Online Course:

  • Confirm technical requirements.
    • Make sure you have the right devices to be successful in the course. Consult with OIT for help.
  • Connect with instructors early.
    • Email your professors to introduce yourself. If possible, make an appointment during their office hours to speak to them in person or over the phone.
  • Create a schedule.
    • Your online course should be treated like a residential course as you should have a specific times and days that you log on.
  • Stay organized.
    • Make sure you know due dates, group chats and lectures occur.
  • Have a consistent workplace.
    • You should use the same device and location.

This Blackboard freshman resource page is dedicated to connect students with academic and student support resources. Students are able to browse at their leisure the various resources that are dedicated to their academic success. Login to https://sharklearn.nova.edu/ learn more about your academic success coach, career development resources and additional resources.

  • Focus on concepts, not individual facts.
  • Don’t write everything the professor says; summarize concepts.
  • Fill in the notes you made during “prep” or “post” time (before or after class).
  • Ask questions, answer questions and be alert.
  • Note Taking Skills