NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

College of Pharmacy—Entry-Level Program 181 guaranteed future acceptance into the program. Contact phss@nova.edu for more information on this option. Interview Process A personal interview is part of the admissions process; however, being interviewed is not a guarantee of admission. Upon receipt of the completed application, a reviewwill bemade to determine if the applicant will be granted an interview. Not all applicants will be granted an interview. The Office of Admissions will notify selected applicants to schedule interviews. Notice of Acceptance Notice of acceptance or other action by the Committee on Admissions will be on a “rolling” or periodic schedule. Early completion of the application process is in the best interest of the applicant. Admittance to the college is contingent upon successful completion of all prerequisite coursework prior to the first day of the semester. Proof of completion is required. A background check is required prior tomatriculation. Refer to the background check section elsewhere in this catalog. Transcripts After acceptance, final and official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and/or final and official documents must be received within 90 calendar days from the start of the term. If these final and official transcripts and/or documents are not received by that time, the student will not be allowed to continue class attendance. In addition, financial aid will not be disbursed to a student until he or she provides all the necessary documents required to be fully admitted. Foreign Coursework Coursework taken at a foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization. Please note that, while NSU accepts evaluations from any NACES-approved evaluation service (including the ones listed here), PharmCAS will only accept evaluations from World Education Services, Inc. All other evaluation service evaluations must be sent directly from the service to NSU’s Enrollment Processing Services. • World Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org • Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax info@jsilny.org • jsilny.org • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org • SpanTran: The Evaluation Company 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 602 Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 749-0333 • spantran.com It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service to PharmCAS or Nova Southeastern University. All admissions materials and foreign evaluations must be mailed to Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services College of Pharmacy Admissions 3301 College Avenue P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Program Requirements All students must purchase an iPad or personal computer for assignments and assessments, and have an active account with an Internet service provider. In addition, students must have ongoing access to a computer capable of connecting to the Internet and playing streaming video files. Online course notes and discussions will be provided to the student through an online course management system. Nova Southeastern University will provide access to email, online databases, and library resources. Students must also provide their own transportation to experiential sites. It is recommended that all students have their own personal transportation, due to the inconsistency of reliable public transportation. During the final year, all students return to their respective campuses for live instruction and board exam preparation at designated times. International/Student Visa Information It is the applicant’s responsibility to contact the Office of International Students and Scholars for information on immigration regulations and student visa requirements at Nova Southeastern University Attention: Office of International Students and Scholars 3301 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796 (954) 262-7240 800-541-6682, ext. 27240 Fax: (954) 262-3846 Email: intl@nsu.nova.edu nova.edu/internationalaffairs/students