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Student Organization Resource Center

SOuRCe Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
Closed

Rosenthal Student Center
Room 201
(954) 262-7548

Welcome to the SOuRCe!

The Student Organization Resource Center (SOuRCe) is the center for providing all of the Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) with support and resources to succeed here at NSU. We also connect students with organizations that they may be interested in joining and we give students the opportunity to create organizations and start something of their own.

We are here to help you “Make NSU yours!” 

Services Provided

  • Information about starting a new organization
  • Registration, re-registration, and any updates for student organizations
  • Access to computers
  • Free printing for any organization of up to 25 copies a day
  • Arts and crafts supplies
  • General information about student organizations and how to join
  • How-to flyers
  • Fin Points tracking
  • Mail and lockers
  • Board game rental
  • Event guidance
  • Poster Printing

With over 100 Registered Student Organizations on-campus, there are many options that you can chose from.

Organizations range from the following categories:

  • Academic and Educational
  • Arts and Media
  • Community Service
  • Greek
  • Leadership
  • Multicultural 
  • Political and Social Action  
  • Pre-Professional
  • Religious 
  • Sports Clubs
  • Social Activities
  • Special Interest

Check out all of the organizations by logging onto SharkHub!

Looking to start a new student organization on-campus? Are you interested in a hobby, passion, or subject that is not seen presently in one of our current organizations? Then you can submit an application to start a new organizations. We accept submissions each semester. Undergraduate Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) may be organized to promote any legal purpose, which involves an educational, recreational, or social interest. 

INSTRUCTION PROCESS

  1. Log into SharkHub with your existing NSU credentials.* 
  2. Once directed to main SharkHub page, click on the "Organizations" tab located at the top of the page.
  3. Click on "Register New Organization" on the left column.
  4. Scroll down to "Register New" and click on "Register a New Organization". 
  5. Please review the registration instructions and fill out steps 1-7 of the registration process in order to submit.
  6. Wait for confirmation from the Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations.
  7. Following the confirmation, the president and treasurer will have to present in front of the Assistant
    Director of Campus Life and the Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations. Based on the
    presentation, they will then determine whether the organization will continue on to the Conditionally
    Approved Status.
  8. If the organization moves forward with the Conditionally Approved Status, then they will have to
    attend the "New Organization Orientation". Once attended, then the organization will be officially recognized as an RSO.
*For first-time users, you will be prompted to "Create an Account". It will ask for your first and last name, NSU e-mail, and agree to the SharkHub User Policy.
Student Organization Registration Deadline for the Winter 2019 term is February 1, 2019 by 5 pm.
  • Construction paper
  • Butcher paper
  • Glue
  • Paper Cutter
  • Paint
  • Tri-folds
  • Glitter
  • Cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Paper cutters
  • Hole punchers
  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Stencils
  • Sidewalk Chalk

Registered Student Organizations can submit a request through SharkHub for various equipment. In order to reserve the popcorn, snow cone, cotton candy machines, and regular board/card games, the request must be done at least 10 business days in advance. 

Registered student organizations in good standing with the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement are eligible to reserve a locker in the Rosenthal Student Center. The lockers can be used to store your organization needs. All organizations must follow the terms and conditions and only one key will be given to the organization. The key must be returned towards the end of the Winter term of the academic year. 

  • I would like to print out flyers, how many copies can I make?
    You may print up to 25 copies per day for your organization. No printing for your personal use, please. The Student Staff Team within the SOuRCe will assist you with your copies.
  • How do I start an organization on campus?
    You will need an advisor, president, treasurer, and 6 members. To create an organization, you will need to submit a registration submission on Sharkhub once you have logged in with your NSU credentials. For more information on how to start a new organization, please click here. 
  • Can I take crafting supplies or equipment out of the SOuRCe office?
    You cannot take out craft supplies and equipment, including scissors, staplers, and hole punchers, out of the office. The items must stay inside the SOuRCe office at all times.
  • I would like to join an organization. How do I become a member?
    If you are interested in joining an organization, create an account on SharkHub today to view our organizations within our community! Click on “Organizations" on the top of your portal homepage, select an organization that interests you, and send the president an email about your interest.
  • How many undergraduate organizations are?
    There are over 100 undergraduate organizations and 13 Greek organizations on campus.
  • How many organizations in total are there on the Main Campus?
    There are over 200 graduate organizations and over 100 undergraduate organizations.
  • How can I reserve a space for an event or meeting?
    In order to reserve a space for an upcoming event or meeting for your organization, you will need to go to your organization’s SharkHub portal. To create a new event for your organization, please click here for step-by-step instructions once logged in into SharkHub. 
  • When are the IOC Meetings, and who has to attend from our organization?
    IOC meetings are held every first Thursday of the month. It is recommended that one executive board member from your organization attends these meetings in order to be eligible for funding. To learn about IOC and their IOC meetings, please click here. 
  • What are FIN Points?
    FIN Points were created in order to promote collaboration, communication, and a campus community. FIN Points are allocated only towards events or activities that promote student organization growth, creating name recognition on campus, and giving back to the community.
  • Who do I contact about FIN Points?
    You can contact the Inter-Organizational Council at ioc@nova.edu for additional information on FIN Points. You can also view your FIN Point standings by clicking here.
  • Who do I contact about SERV Hours?
    You can contact the Student Leadership & Civic Engagement office about SERV hour opportunities and your current SERV Hour total. You can visit them in Rosenthal Student Center, Room 208, or by email at slce@nova.edu
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