College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 71 Office of Innovation and Information Technology The Office of Innovation and Information Technology’s unit maintains 50 computing facilities: 30 at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus and 20 located among the other NSU campuses in Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, Tampa Bay, and Puerto Rico. In addition to courses, open labs are scheduled and maintained for student use on NSU campuses and at other university locations. NSU’s labs house a variety of computer equipment for student use. Students and faculty and staff members have access to scanners, printers, digital cameras, video cameras, and other technology tools. Wireless laptops are available for use in the library, HPD study rooms, and several regional campuses. Color printers and printing stations located in high traffic areas for on-the-go printing are also available. The labs are equipped with pay-for-print stations that are accessed via student identification cards, as well. Office of University Housing The Office of University Housing provides quality facilities for students who live on campus, and coordinates the administrative processes of all on-campus housing including assignments, contracts, billing, facilities, and maintenance of the nine on-campus residence halls. On-campus housing consists of a traditional residence hall with private bath facilities for undergraduate students, as well as apartmentstyle housing for upper-division undergraduate students. SharkCard Services The SharkCard is the official NSU identification card. All students and faculty and staff members affiliated with the university are required to carry the SharkCard at all times while on campus and to present their identification card when requested by authorized university personnel. The SharkCard features a digitized photo, biometrics, SmartChip, and magnetic strip. The SharkCard is NSU’s singlecard program that combines a number of features and uses, including the following: • building access • campus and student event access • copier usage • identification purposes • library privileges • meal plans • pay-for-print • use as a form of payment at participating off-campus retailers and merchants • 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 card also links biometric data 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 more. Students are able to add these funds online or at dedicated value stations located at