CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 57 • identification purposes • library privileges • meal plans • pay-for-print • vending machine usage This high-tech card has two embedded antennas that will allow access to various areas around campus, from parking garages to computer labs. The biometrics are stored on the internal SmartChip and used to calculate time and attendance for both students and staff members. The magnetic stripe allows users to add funds in increments of $1, $5, $10, or $20 to an online account that can be used for copying, printing, vending machines, and much more. Students are able to add money at the One-Stop Shop, as well as at Cash to Card Value stations that are available in various locations throughout the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, including the first and second floors of the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center. Students can also add money online using a credit or debit card. The SharkCard office is located in the Horvitz Administration Building in the One-Stop Shop and also in the Terry Administration Building, room 1134. University Call Center The University Call Center is available to answer financial aid, bursar, and registrar questions. For questions: Office of the University Bursar, (954) 262-5200 Office of Student Financial Assistance, (954) 262-3380 or 800-806-3680 Office of the University Registrar, (954) 262-7200 or 800-806-3680 HPD Admissions, (954) 262-1101 Help Desk, (954) 262-HELP (4357) NSU Athletics Nova Southeastern University recognizes, values, and supports intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the educational mission of the university. Central to the program’s mandate and in accord with the stated goals of the university, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics commits itself to fostering leadership, lifelong learning, and service to the community among its student-athletes. NSU Athletics is also dedicated to sponsoring competitive intercollegiate programs for both men and women. Valuing deeply the physical, social, and emotional welfare of those who participate, the department, and the university express this commitment through their membership with NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference. Both exemplify the principles of amateur athletics, which include diversity, sportsmanship, fair play, and equitable opportunity for all. In its short 34-year history, the NSU Department of Athletics began as a one-sport NAIA program in 1982 and has grown into the 17-sport NCAA program that it is today. During this span, NSU Athletics has produced 215 All-Americans, 195 Scholar All-Americans, and has won 57 conference championships among 10 women’s and 7 men’s sports. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, and track and field. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. As a 14-year member of NCAA DII, NSU Athletics has experienced an unprecedented amount of success in the past decade. Since 2008, the Sharks have