College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 69 build relationships with alumni for future success. Through, students can also receive mentorship and career opportunities with alumni in specific industries. Upon graduation, students receive a complimentary membership to the NSU Alumni Association with access to special membersonly benefits and services. To learn more about the NSU Alumni Association, visit NSU Athletics NSU 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 accordance 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 (DII) 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 40-year history, the NSU Department of Athletics began as a one-sport NAIA program, in 1982, and has grown into the 16-sport NCAA program that it is today. During this span, NSU Athletics has won 10 team national championships, 38 individual national championships, 378 All-American honors, 367 Scholar All-Americans, and countless conference championships. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, and distance track. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, distance track, and volleyball. NSU Athletics is excited to be expanding sports offerings in the upcoming years, as we reinstate our women’s rowing program and add men’s and women’s lacrosse to our sports sponsorship. As a 21-year member of NCAA DII, NSU Athletics has experienced an unprecedented amount of success in the past decade. Valuing deeply the commitment to academic success, NSU student-athletes have also maintained a cumulative departmental GPA of 3.0, or better, every year since obtaining NCAA DII membership in 2002. NSU Health NSU Health is responsible for the oversight and administration of the university’s health care centers, offering primary and specialty care services along with a wide variety of other health care services, such as auditory; eye care; dental medicine; mental health; nutrition; physical, occupational, and speech therapies; and a full-service pharmacy on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. A special health center devoted exclusively for students is located in the Dr. Sanford L. Ziff Health Care Center. One additional highlight of NSU Health is the Student Medical Center, which is devoted exclusively to student health care. Student Medical Center The mission of the Student Medical Center is to provide quality primary health care services to our collegiate population. The center is located in Fort Lauderdale on the first floor of the Dr. Sanford L. Ziff Health Care Center. The friendly staff of physicians are board-certified in multiple specialties, from internal medicine to emergency medicine. Services available include physical examinations; women’s health care; vaccinations; STI prevention, testing, and treatment; birth control; general medical care;