2024 NSU Fact Book

2024 FACT BOOK 109 Office of Student Disability Services The Office of Student Disability Services provides information and individualized accommodations to ensure equal and comprehensive access to university programs, services, and campus facilities. Information about requirements for requesting academic or facility accommodations, by any student enrolled at the university, is available online through the office website. Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement provides NSU students with the opportunity to become involved in a variety of leadership development programs, and volunteer activities in the community, in the state of Florida, nationally, and internationally. Programs include service days, alternative breaks, the Annual Leadership Conference, the Emerging Leaders Experience, and the facilitation of Experiential Education and Learning Units in leadership development and community engage- ment. The office also houses NSU’s premier leadership program, Razor’s Edge Leadership, a dynamic leadership development program for high-performing student leaders who participate in a four-year curriculum that includes curricular and cocurricular elements. Students in the program graduate with a minor in Experiential Leadership. President’s 64, an elite body of student leaders whose purpose is to strengthen the relationship between NSU and its community, is also housed in this office. Office of Undergraduate Admissions The Office of Undergraduate Admissions guides and supports students and families through all of the processes related to enrolling in undergraduate programs at NSU. The office works closely with all of the university’s colleges that house undergraduate academic programs, the Office of Student Financial Assistance, and other campus departments and offices that are relevant to undergraduate recruitment and 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. Student Activity Fee Accounts Office The Student Activity Fee Accounts Office is responsible for providing effective financial accounts management for NSU student clubs, organizations, and Shark Cage Businesses. Account services include reimbursements to students, faculty members, and staff affiliated with a club or organization, payment to vendors, account deposits, fundraising, credit card terminal rentals, management of student government (SGA) allocations, and fund reconciliation. Tutoring and Testing Center The Tutoring and Testing Center (TTC) offers a variety of peer-led academic support services, including supplemental instruction, individualized tutoring, academic success coaching, and an array of testing services and resources. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these free services to help meet their educational goals, achieve academic excellence, and enhance personal growth. Office of Student Financial Assistance The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) is dedicated to assisting students in making well- informed decisions regarding the funding of their education at NSU. The OSFA administers grants, scholarships, and loans and prepares student finan- cial aid award offers based on federal and state regulations and institutional guidelines. It provides information on the application processes for financial aid and veterans educational benefits and counsels students on proactive debt management strategies and financial literacy. The office also monitors student Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for financial aid eligibility and awards scholarships from internal and external sources. Students may receive financial aid guidance in person, by email, or by telephone. For more details, including contact information, visit nova.edu/financialaid or call (954) 262-3380 or 800-541-6682, ext. 23380.