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Homecoming 2021

Homecoming is the time to celebrate tradition and instill pride in all members of the Nova Southeastern University family through active engagement of students, alumni, faculty and staff across the community.

The week of celebration will begin on Monday, November 8, 2021 and will end on Sunday, November 14, 2021.You don’t want to miss out on all the awesome activities taking place this week including a couple of surprises! 

Be sure to check out all the events. Follow the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement on Instagram (@nsucampuslife) to stay updated, and use #bleedsharkblue and #sharkshomecoming on social media to be featured on the NSU Journey Wall.

All ticketed events can be purchased in the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement in the Don Taft University Center starting on Monday, November 8th at 9 a.m. EST. (Please note ticketed events are limited)

All events will require your event pass, click here for instructions. 

Date: Sunday, November 7th 

Time: 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

Location: Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Description: Come out to the Block Painting Festival sponsored by the Inter-Organizational Council (IOC) and enter to win several Homecoming Prizes!! Additionally, early bird Stroll Off tickets will be given out! 

Date: Monday, November 8, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Don Taft University Center, Spine

Description: Join the Student Events and Activities Board (S.E.A. Board), Diversity Student Council, and the Undergraduate Student Government Association as they help you get geared up for the Bleed Shark Blue Pep Rally Kickoff  with free t-shirts, give-a-ways, games, and more! 

Date: Monday, November 8, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Don Taft University Center, Rick Case Arena

Description: There is no better way to celebrate NSU than to Bleed Shark Blue! Join us for fun games, a DJ Battle, and the students running for Homecoming Royalty.  Attendees will receive NSU giveaways & prizes! This is an event you don't want to miss!

Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Time: 4:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m

Location: Gold Circle Lake

Description: Every year, dozens of NSU students, faculty, and staff come out to cheer Razor's Edge Leadership students AND all Registered Student Clubs and Organizations in the Annual "Anything That Floats" Raft Races. Teams will compete for cash prizes for their respective organizations. First place will win $3,000. Second place will win $2,000 and third place will win $1000.

Register your team Here!

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m - 1:00 p.m

Location: Don Taft University Center, Spine

Description: Come learn about the organizations under the Unified Greek Council and watch as they perform their traditional strolls and salutes. This showcase will help you get ready for the UGC Stroll off later that night!

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Rick Case Arena

Description: Join the Unified Greek Council for their annual Homecoming Stroll Off. Where the various organizations compete for the trophy and title of "Homecoming Stroll Off Champions." This event has a great echo within the Greek Community and displays the talents of our UGC organizations in a highly competitive atmosphere for a prize of $1000.  

All Students must get a FREE ticket from the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement in the Don Taft University Center. Tickets will be given out starting Monday, November 8th at 9 a.m. Each NSU student is allowed two guest. 

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m

Location: Virtual

Description: Join us and NSU’s VIP veterans faculty and staff in writing letters for our troops serving our country overseas. Come prepared to write or draw a message from the heart for our servicemen and women.

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Description: Come show your NSU shark spirit and cheer on all the clubs and organizations that are participating in the Homecoming Parade! There will be prizes for the best float, car, or banner decorations...come see who will win!

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Location: Don Taft University Center (Various Locations)

Description:Come light up the night as we take over the University Center with indoor rollerskating, arcade games, novelties, and more! 

Date: Friday, November 12, 2021

Time: 9:00 p.m - Midnight

Location: Hollywood, Florida

Description: Dance, dance, dance all night! It's time to party on and celebrate Homecoming Week on a private Yacht! We will also see who will take the titles and crowns for Homecoming Royalty. There will be food, entertainment, and a fun time! Do not miss out!

All Students must get a ticket from the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement via online. Tickets will be $25 for NSU students only. Tickets go on sale online on Monday, November 8th at 9 a.m. and can be found here.

Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for this event found here. 

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Location: Rick Case Arena

Description: Come cheer on our Women's Volleyball Team at 1:00 p.m. as they take on Tampa. Also come see who was crowned Homecoming Royalty at our Men's Basketball Game at 4:00 p.m. as they play Florida National. Make sure to show your school pride in this double header game! 

 

Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Flight Deck Backyard

Description: Join us for our final toast to a successful homecoming week at the Sharks in the Garden Homecoming Brunch. 

Campus: Jacksonville

Event Name: Kickoff brunch

Date: November 8, 2021

Time:11am

Location: Room 220

Description: Join the Jacksonville SGA as we kick off Homecoming Week with food from Maple Street Biscuits.

 

Campus: Jacksonville

Event Name: T-Shirt Tuesday

Date: November 9, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Student lounge

Description: We have special NSU homecoming spirit wear! See your Jacksonville SGA to get your free NSU T-shirt! (While supplies last)

 

Campus: Jacksonville

Event Name: Wacky Wednesday

Date: November 10, 2021

Time: ALL DAY

Location: Student lounge

Description: Wear your most wacky socks on wacky Wednesday!

 

Campus: Jacksonville (In collaboration with NSU Alumni)

Event Name: Veterans Day

Date: November 11, 2021

Time: All Day

Location: Virtual ( https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBzI-YanrQ1QGBPaEZ0OCKyMmcDVGA4TEVVm3Ms2ppwnBOhQ/viewform )

Description: Honor and thank our veterans by writing letters! This Veterans Day, we are thrilled to once again partner with Operation Gratitude to write letters of support, inspiration, and thanks to American troops serving overseas

 

Campus: Jacksonville

Event Name: Homecoming lunch

Date: November 12, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Room 210

Description: Lets end homecoming week with a special lunch and to socialize with the students on campus

 

Campus: Puerto Rico Campus

Event Name: Shark Pride

Dates: November 8, 2021

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location: Zoom

Description:

Virtual event for education students with online trivia for a chance to win prizes. Send us a picture in your best shark pride outfit

 

Campus: Puerto Rico Campus

Event Name: Shark Pride

Date:  November 9, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Location: PR NSU Campus (1st Floor Lobby)

Description :Join the PR SGA as we host a game day on-campus open to all students. Games will consist of a shark hunt, shark pong, and trivia. Also, we will be giving gifts for winners and shark pride t-shirts for all participants.

 

Campus: Puerto Rico (In collaboration with NSU Alumni)

Event Name: Veterans Day

Date: November 11 

Time: All Day

Location: Virtual ( https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBzI-YanrQ1QGBPaEZ0OCKyMmcDVGA4TEVVm3Ms2ppwnBOhQ/viewform )

Description: Honor and thank our veterans by writing letters! This Veterans Day, we are thrilled to once again partner with Operation Gratitude to write letters of support, inspiration, and thanks to American troops serving overseas

 

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