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Fall 2021 Incoming Student Webinar Series

The Incoming International Student Webinar Series provides incoming international students the opportunity to learn more about the NSU community before they arrive in South Florida.  These webinars are optional but highly recommended for all new NSU F-1 students.  Recordings and slides will be posted within 24 hours after each event.


Webinar #1: Immigration Details & Travel Arrangements For New Students

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. EDT | VIEW RECORDING | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Sarah Chenworth, Director of International Affairs

This webinar will discuss the process of obtaining your NSU I-20, applying for your F-1 visa, and what to expect as you prepare to depart your home country and travel to the U.S.  This year, additional time will also be dedicated to COVID-19 related travel disruptions. There will be a Q&A section at the end. 

Webinar #2: COVID-19 Immigration Details & Travel Arrangements for Returning Students

Thursday, July 8th, 2021 | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Sarah Chenworth, Director of International Affairs

This webinar will discuss considerations pertaining to COVID-19 and arriving back to the US. Topics covered include: the removal of COVID-19 travel restrictions, vaccines, quarantine, face to face versus online course enrollment, etc. There will be a Q&A section at the end.


Webinar #3: Campus Resources for Academic & Personal Success

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Grecia Cami, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
  • Cortney Stein, Director of the Tutoring and Testing Center
  • Meaghan Jones, Assistant Director of Career Advising

NSU has many resources to help students be successful, in and out of the classroom.  This webinar will provide an overview of academic resources such as advising and tutoring as well as critical resources for personal success such as counseling services and mediation.    


Webinar #4: South Florida Fun On-Campus & Off-Campus

Thursday, July 15th, 2021


  • Tiffany McChesney – Assistant Director of Operations and Aquatics, Department of Recreation and Wellness
  • Julian Rutledge – Graduate Assistant for the Office of Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Im’Unique Huyler – Graduate Assistant for Student Programming

Every international student should get involved on campus and explore off-campus opportunities and this webinar will help students get excited about all of the different events and programs that exist for both. Topics will include NSU Florida events, programs, and offices designed to keep you engaged as well as information about external opportunities for additional fun


Webinar #5: On-Campus Housing, Off-Campus Housing, & Moving Tips

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Bryan Roberts, Assistant Director of Housing Operations & Services

This webinar will provide an overview of NSU's on-campus housing options, resources and best practices for finding off-campus housing, and things to consider when moving into either housing option.


Webinar #6: Money Matters - NSU Billing, Scholarships, Taxes, & Health Insurance

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Cassandra Lee, Assistant Director of Student Accounts & Financial Services
  • Katherine Rodriguez, Student Health Insurance Administrator

This webinar will help students understand their NSU student account (bill) and payment options and deadlines.  In this webinar we will also cover NSU's mandatory insurance requirement, where to find additional scholarships, and international student tax responsibilities. 


Webinar #7: International Student Employment

Tuesday July 27, 2021 | DOWNLOAD SLIDES


  • Cameron Wallace, Graduate Assistant for Employer Relations
  • Deborah Pabon, Senior International Student Advisor

This webinar will provide an overview of on-campus and off-campus employment opportunities.  Presenters will provide information about how to obtain a student employment position at NSU and resources at NSU to help you stand out in your job search and prepare for your future career.

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