Commencement Event Guide 2019 | Nova Southeastern University of Florida
INTERNATIONAL GUEST INVITATIONS Family members (other than your spouse and children) wishing to visit for commencement must apply for a tourist visa at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in their home countries. Use this template link to write a letter of invitation that includes your name, your reason for living in the United States, the names of your family members who wish to visit, the purpose and approximate length of the visit, and whether you will provide room and board or any other financial assistance for the visit. The U.S. State Department/Bureau of Consular Affairs hosts a website ( travel.state.gov ) with additional information about applying for a tourist visa. DIPLOMAS At commencement, candidates receive a certificate of congratulations when they are called to the stage and recognized. To make sure you receive an official diploma, go online and complete the Application for Degree/Diploma after reviewing the important instructions found at nova.edu/registrar/instructions.html . GRAD FEST 2019 The NSU Bookstore will host Grad Fest 2019 to celebrate commencement candidates at the NSU Shark Store at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. Grad Fest will take place on April 17, 2019, from noon until 6:00 p.m. All are welcome. Representatives from NSU Bookstore partners Herff Jones and Balfour w ill be on site for personalized announcements and class ring orders. A wide variety of diploma frames will be offered for purchase, and representatives from Werner Kahn Studios will be present to photograph candidates in academic regalia. The portrait sitting is free and picture proofs will be provided with no obligation to buy. Regalia pickup will be available to those who order early (check regalia availability with the Shark Store prior to your arrival). Email the NSU Shark Store o r call (954) 262-4799 for more information. 5 FARQUHARHONORSSTUDENTS In order to obtain the appropriate recognition, awards, and transcript notations as an Honors College student, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with notification of your upcoming graduation.