Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 65 The OIA is committed to welcoming international students, scholars, and their families while facilitating their transition to life at NSU; and 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. For further information, contact OIA at (954) 262-7240 or visit the website at nova.edu/internationalaffairs. Office of Recreation and Wellness The Office of Recreation and Wellness (NSU RecWell) strives to enhance the health and well-being of the NSU community through diverse and inclusive programs and services. The many vast opportunities include intramural and club sports, group fitness, wellness education, scuba diving certifications, as well as instructional how-to recreation. The face of NSU RecWell is its recreational complex, known as the RecPlex. This 100,000-square-foot facility is located in the Don Taft University Center and houses a 15,000-square-foot cardiovascular and strength training area, two indoor basketball courts, three indoor racquetball courts, an indoor climbing wall, a leisure swimming pool, three multipurpose rooms, and locker rooms—equipped with showers and saunas. Office of Residence Life The Office of Residence Life provides students with a dynamic living experience with an emphasis on building a strong sense of community and belonging throughout each residence hall. Full- and parttime live-in staff are in each community and ensure safety, well-being, and support for all residents. A professional staff member is on-call 24/7 to address any and all incidents that may occur and to provide various types of student support. Office of Student Academic Services The Office of Student Academic Services oversees various programs in support of undergraduate students and the undergraduate academic programs, such as all aspects of the Dual Admission Program, and works in collaboration with partners in NSU’s graduate/professional programs in order to support the transition of these students into these and other premier programs, such as the Presidential Scholars and Razor’s Edge Scholars programs, including the newly created Office of Student Success, which will match our premier students with incoming freshman students. The office facilitates and communicates academic progress standing to students on a trimester basis and oversees all related communications with students and academic programs, academic integrity, the reporting and communication processes related to academic misconduct cases, and the student administrative appeal process. The office also manages the Undergraduate Convocation Ceremony and several aspects of the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony. Office of Student Affairs at the Regional Campuses Student Affairs at NSU’s regional campuses serves as the liaison with the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus to provide an array of programs, services, resources, and opportunities for all regional campus students. This function oversees and advises the student advisory council that advocates on behalf of regional campus students, in addition to fostering campus and community engagement.