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The Office of the University Registrar supports teaching and learning at Nova Southeastern University by maintaining the integrity, accuracy, and privacy of academic records; interpreting institutional and governmental policies to members of the academic and general community; and efficiently distributing records in full compliance with applicable policies, law, and regulations. It provides a variety of diverse services to the university community. Services include, but are not limited to: course registration, transcript processing, name and address changes, enrollment and degree verification, and grade processing.

The office also coordinates all university commencement exercises, processes degree conferral, and processes and mails diplomas.

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Course registration for the 2019 winter semester gets underway on Monday, October 22, 2018 for undergraduates in the honors program, student-athletes, online, veterans, and active-duty military students. General registration begins for all undergraduate students on October 29, 2018. You will be able to log into SharkLink to register after submitting the Student Enrollment Agreement (SEA).  

If you have questions about course selection, contact your academic advisor by calling the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center at (954) 262-7990.  You may also take advantage of NSU’s online degree evaluation systems: Degree Works (for students who entered the university during the 2017-2018 academic year and after) and Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning (CAPP). Degree Works and CAPP display the courses you have already taken and the ones you still need to complete. For detailed information, visit https://www.nova.edu/registrar/capp-degreeworks.html.

If you have a hold on your student record,  resolve it early to ensure you will be able to register in a timely manner. For information on holds, log into SharkLink, select “My Account” on the left navigation, and click on “View Holds.”

  • Consult Your Academic Advisor: If you have not already done so, schedule time to meet or speak with your academic advisor to review your degree requirements, academic progress, and registration plans.
  • Degree Audit: Track your academic progress toward degree completion by running a CAPP (Curriculum, Advising & Program Planning) or Degree Works report (whichever is applicable). Get started here.
  • Financial Aid: If you are a financial aid recipient be sure you meet enrollment requirements for receipt of financial aid. Remember: If you are interested in receiving federal loans, you will need to enroll for at least 6 degree-applicable credits per semester.
    • now is a good time to review the university policy for Satisfactory Academic Progress.
    • you must be registered for degree-applicable classes before your financial aid funds can be disbursed.
  • Holds: If you have a hold on your account, take the appropriate actions to have the hold lifted. A hold will prevent you from registering.
  • Student Enrollment Agreement (SEA): All students registering for classes must complete the Student Enrollment Agreement as part of the registration process. You may log in to SharkLink now to read and accept the conditions set forth in the SEA.  From the "My Academics" navigation bar, click on "Registration - Add/Drop/SEA" under "Academics" on the "I would like to. . ." heading, located on the right-hand side of the page. After selecting the appropriate term, you will be presented with the SEA.

Don’t Delay!

Some classes fill up quickly. Registering early will allow us to better respond to high demand and add new sections when possible.

To register for classes, visit SharkLink. If you have questions regarding your registration, contact your academic advisor. 

Nova Southeastern University provides FREE Student Self-Service to all students with just a click of the mouse. Student Self-Service saves time and trips to the One-Stop Shop by providing the ability to perform services via the Web, both securely and 24/7:

  • Print enrollment verification certificates to send to housing providers or other organizations requiring proof of enrollment
  • Check deferment forms and electronic notifications sent to your lenders
  • Obtain a list of your student loan lenders and links to real-time loan information
  • View enrollment history
  • View enrollment verifications sent to Student Self-Service providers at your request

Student Self-Service is free, easy to use, and secure. Try it now by logging into SharkLink. Through the “My Academics” navigation bar, click on “View Loan Deferments & Enrollment Verification” under the “I would like to” right-hand column.

Student Self-Service is provided through the National Student Clearinghouse, a nonprofit organization that has served the higher education community since 1993.

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