Nova Southeastern University
Office of the University Registrar
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
Phone: (954) 262-7200
Fax: (954) 262-3256
Contact the University Registrar
Hours of Operation
One Stop Shop
Monday thru Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to Noon
(Horvitz Administration Building only)
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.
Registration for the 2019 fall semester is now open to all. Registration for classes each semester is the student's responsibility. Continuing students (except for students with holds and NSU employees) may register for classes online via SharkLink while new undergraduate students (freshmen and transfer students) must register for their first-semester classes with their academic advisor prior to attending orientation.
Academic advisors are available year-round. Please utilize this resource to understand your academic requirements and fulfill your personal responsibility for enrolling in the appropriate classes in the correct sequence.
How do I schedule an appointment with my advisor?
NSU celebrates the academic achievements of our degree-graduating students at May, June, and August commencement ceremonies that will take place on campus in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center (UC). August candidates have been emailed their ceremony invitations. RSVP now and order your academic regalia directly from the NSU Bookstore.
For complete information on this year’s ceremonies and important updates, visit the NSU Commencement website, view the online frequently asked questions, or print a copy of the 2019 commencement event guide.
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. For more information on how to register for classes, click here.
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:
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.
To protect the health and well-being of the NSU community, NSU requires all students, regardless of college, level, or modality to maintain adequate health insurance coverage beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year. Therefore, when you register for classes, you will automatically be enrolled in the NSU Student Health Insurance Plan, and your student account will be charged accordingly.
If you already have adequate health insurance coverage, you must waive out of the NSU plan to have the charge reversed. Waivers must be completed at the start of each academic year by your program’s waiver deadline and are valid for one academic year. Once your program’s waiver deadline has passed, you will no longer be able to reverse the charge for the first semester because the university will have submitted your information to Aetna for enrollment. You will have another opportunity to waive out of the NSU plan for the second semester.
For detailed information, including access to the online waiver, NSU Student Health Insurance Plan features, costs, and more, visit the student health insurance department online at nova.edu/studentinsurance.