2022 NSU Fact Book

102 NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Office of Undergraduate Admissions Guiding and supporting students through all of the processes related to enrolling in undergraduate pro- grams at the university, the office works closely with all undergraduate academic programs, the Office of Finan- cial Aid, and other campus offices that are relevant to undergraduate admissions. The office also participates in numerous college admission fairs, hosts school counselors on campus, provides campus tours through student ambassadors, and maintains an active national and international student recruitment schedule. Office of International Affairs (OIA) The OIA serves as a base for the university’s international initiatives, including international student services, academic international travel, international risk management travel registration procedures, and undergraduate international recruitment and admissions. The office also houses NSU’s premier global engagement program, the Razor’s Edge Global Program, a curricular/cocurricular scholarship program for exceptional undergraduate students charged with serving as change agents and engaging others in global citizenship. The office includes the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), the Office of Education Abroad (OEA), and the Office of International Undergraduate Admissions (OIUGA). The OIA also provides ongoing assistance and support for all members of the university community engaged in campus internationalization, global partnerships and exchanges, and other globalization efforts. • The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides immigration, orientation, counseling, and overall assistance to all new and continuing international students, visiting scholars, and faculty members on and off campus. • The Office of Education Abroad (OEA) provides comprehensive assistance to those students (domestic and international) who want to travel overseas and experience an academic semester, summer, or year abroad. The OIA is committed to welcoming international students, scholars, and their families while facili- tating their transition to life at Nova Southeastern University. The team is also committed to providing all students with the services they need to fulfill their global and international interests through study abroad opportunities. Office of Orientation This office focuses on providing positive and smooth transitions into the university and college life for new NSU students. Orientation, a day-long program facilitated by student leaders and faculty and staff members prior to the beginning of the fall term, gives new students and their families information and resources that provide a foundation for a successful start to the student’s academic pursuits. In addition, the office provides orientation programs for transfer and online students. The Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS) The Center for Academic and Professional Success empowers and supports the holistic development of students as they pursue their academic and professional goals. • Academic Advising Services CAPS provides students with the individual attention needed to reach their academic goals. Students are coached on how to select and plan to successfully complete the requirements of their chosen degree programs. Throughout a student’s undergraduate program, they can access CAPS services for support with changes of majors or minors, ensuring satisfactory academic progress, course selection, registration for each semester, and graduation planning and application. In addition, students have access to Student Affairs | College of Undergraduate Studies Division of Student Affairs and the College of Undergraduate Studies provide students with numerous services and cocurricular learning opportunities that are conducive to student growth, development, and engagement and lead to graduation. Administered by the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs and the dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies, the following offices comprise the division.