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The Bursar's Office is responsible for collecting university tuition and fees, issuing student refunds from financial aid funds, sending invoices and receipts, and distributing student educational tax data.

The Office of the University Bursar is located in the Horvitz Administration Building, 1st floor, on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, 3301 College Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314.

News and Announcements

COVID-19 Housing and Meal Credits/Refunds 

President Hanbury announced in his COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS UPDATE #11 on April 14, 2020, the authorization to issue housing rollover credits for continuing students and prorated housing refunds for graduating students. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions on our refunds page for detailed information.

On-Campus Housing & Meal Plan

NSU requires all undergraduate students with 0-48 credit hours to live on campus and participate in the university's meal plan unless at least one of the following criteria applies:

  1. You are married.
  2. You reside with a parent or legal guardian within the tricounty area (Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach).
  3. You are at least 25 years old.

For questions, regarding these charges, please contact the Office of Residential Life & Housing at (954) 262-7052 or 800-541-6682 ext. 27052.

If any of the criteria above apply to you and you will not be living on campus, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions so that your record may be updated accordingly.

Health Insurance

NSU requires all residential on-campus students to have some form of health insurance. If you currently maintain comparable coverage that is greater or equal to that of NSU’s policy, you must complete the online waiver form.

Should you have questions regarding the student health insurance plan, contact the student insurance department at (954) 262-4060 or 800-922-3420 or

Once the online waiver has been processed, your health insurance charge will be reversed.

The Office of the University Bursar has various semester-based payment plans available. The first payment (varies by plan) is due with application along with a $75.00 application/setup fee. The remaining balance will be evenly divided into the scheduled installment payments. 

NSU Payment Plan Criteria

To be eligible for enrollment in an NSU Payment Plan, students* must meet the following criteria:

  • Students must have paid all prior balances in full.

  • Students on an NSU Payment Plan for a previous semester may review to enroll in a new plan after the previous semester balance has been paid in full.

  • Students must be registered for the semester(s) to be covered by the time period of the plan. 

  • Students must have a $500 minimum balance to be deferred.
  • A non-refundable $75 setup fee and the down payment are both due upon enrollment in the plan. 

*International Students are ineligible for payment plans.


For more information, visit our Payment Plan webpage or log into NSU eBill to enroll. For instructions on how to enroll,  refer to the 8 Easy Steps document. 


As you work through the academic challenges of the semester, time passes quickly. Be aware, however, you will not be able to register for the upcoming semester if you have a balance due on your NSU account. To get a handle on your NSU student account, follow these tips:

  1.  Regularly log in to SharkLink to view your student account on the “My Account” page.

  2.  Click on “Holds” to view if you have any holds that may prevent registration.

  3. Click on “My Financial Aid” to verify you have fulfilled all financial aid requirements for timely disbursements.

  4. If you need assistance paying an outstanding balance, consider the following resources: 

    • Request to enroll in an NSU Payment Plan.

    • Investigate student employment opportunities.

    • Apply for a Federal Direct PLUS Loans.
      These loans allow creditworthy graduate/first professional students and parents of dependent undergraduate students to borrow up to the full cost of tuition and related educational expenses, less any financial aid the student may receive. You may complete the PLUS request process at
    • Contact Enrollment and Student Services at (954) 262-5200 for assistance in reviewing your account.

Payment for tuition, fees, and other institutional charges is due in full at the time of registration. The NSU Online Payment Plan is a payment option designed to provide budgetary assistance in meeting a student’s semester education expenses. NSU students, excluding international students, who wish to defer their payments for the semester, may enroll in an NSU Payment Plan.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A student must have a $500 minimum balance to be deferred after all discounts, financial aid awards, resources, and other credits have been applied.
  • All prior balances must have been paid in full.
  • A nonrefundable $75 finance charge (enrollment fee) and a down payment is due upon enrollment.
  • International students are not eligible.
  • For best results from this feature, registration for classes and financial aid requirements should be complete before enrolling in the plan.

To access the NSU Payment Plan option, log into NSU eBill and click on “Enroll in Payment Plan.” For details, visit the bursar's Payment Plan Webpage. 

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