CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 53 Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising The Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising provides comprehensive academic support services that assist students to achieve their academic goals by giving them advice on selection of a major, degree requirements, course selection, and registration. The office supports student retention through referral to campus resources that enhance student academic success, an orientation for online students, and programs and resources for commuter students. Office of Student Career Development The Office of Student Career Development provides career consulting and job search assistance to undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. Through one-on-one consulting and career-related resources, the center strives to educate students and alumni on how to develop an individualized career life plan, from choosing a major to conducting a job search. The center also strives to explore career and/or graduate/professional school and other opportunities. Additional programs and services available include career assessments, internship and experiential learning opportunities, job fairs, career-related speakers, and monthly networking events with employers and alumni. Office of Testing and Tutoring The Office of Testing and Tutoring supports the academic progress of all NSU students. The center provides supplemental learning assistance and an array of testing services. It assists students in meeting their academic goals with one-on-one tutoring across the disciplines, evening study labs, supplemental instruction, testing and study resources. Office of Student Communication and Support The Office of Student Communication and Support facilitates and communicates academic progress standing to students on a trimester basis. The office also provides support to students experiencing academic and administrative challenges by acting as a liaison to other departments and resources university wide, and referrals are made to support students’ needs and inquiries. Office of Residential Life and Housing The Office of Residential Life and Housing provides students with a total educational experience by facilitating an enjoyable campus-living experience. The residence halls are living/learning centers that provide an environment conducive to student success. Opportunities in a variety of academic, cultural, social, leadership, and recreational activities facilitate personal development. The office provides quality facilities for students who live on campus, and it coordinates the administrative processes of all on-campus housing including assignments, contracts, billing, facilities, and maintenance of the seven on-campus residence halls. On-campus housing consists of a traditional residence hall with private bath facilities for undergraduate students, as well as apartment-style housing for upper-division undergraduate students and graduate students.