Nursing Student Handbook 2019-2020

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 1 Welcome to Nova Southeastern University and congratulations on becoming a proud Shark! At NSU, you don’t just get an education; you prepare for real careers, real contributions, and real life. We offer a multitude of academic opportunities, but also remain committed to giving you individualized attention. Our flexible and convenient education options provide you with unique and engaging ways to expand your skill sets. You’ll learn from gifted faculty members and have access to industry executives. I urge you to tap into the minds of these leaders, as they can impart insights and leadership that go beyond the classroom curricula. In your program, you’ll have hands-on, immersive experiences. You’ll be faced with real-world challenges and learn how to approach them with confidence. As an NSU student, you’ll be empowered to raise the bar, break new ground, and push the limits. For the complete college experience, I encourage you to get engaged as soon as possible. There are a number of diverse programs, clubs, organizations, and internship opportunities available to you. Please take advantage of these resources and opportunities. Your experience at NSU is what you make of it, and I am confident you will make it a good one. With your membership to the university community comes many rights and responsibilities. This student handbook outlines these rights and responsibilities, university policies and procedures, and university resources. Before you know it, you’ll be nearing your degree completion, and I look forward to congratulating you and welcoming you into our alumni network of more than 177,000 graduates in all 50 states, and in more than 100 countries around the world. NSU alumni are showing the world that NSU Sharks are an unstoppable force of nature, and soon you will too. Enjoy your time at NSU, and fins up Sharks! George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. President and Chief Executive Officer Message from the President