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Welcome to Shark Preview!

Welcome to Virtual Shark Preview, future Sharks! We wish you could have been here on campus with us to dive in, fins first to NSU for the complete Shark Preview experience. 

As an admitted student for the Fall 2022 semester, we encourage you to use this space as a resource to explore the NSU Shark Life and stay connected with your admissions counselor and other important campus resources. From all of us at NSU Florida, we're so happy you're here. Fins up!

Virtual Shark Preview Details

January 20-21, 2022 Virtual Shark Preview Weekend



Event Check-in

  • Virtual Shark Preview Weekend begins on the Thursday of your confirmed weekend promptly at 4 p.m. EST. Students and their families should log on via Zoom for the "Welcome to Shark Preview" session no later than 4 p.m. at
  • Immediately following the welcome, students will join their assigned group with other Virtual Shark Preview participants. The week of your confirmed Virtual Shark Preview, your admission counselor will provide a specific link for your group's "Break the Ice" session via GroupMe. All Virtual Shark Preview Weekend events and interviews will be hosted online via Zoom, so please download Zoom to your devices in advance.
  • You will receive your personalized schedule with Zoom URLs for your interviews during your sessions on Thursday.
  • Full participation throughout the weekend is expected.

Parent and Family Information

  • Parents and family members are welcome to participate in Virtual Shark Preview Weekend. We will also offer information sessions specifically for parents and family members to learn more about NSU Florida and ask questions. Immediately following the welcome, families are invited to participate in information sessions designed specifically for parents and guests. Head over to our Parent Resources for Virtual Shark Preview for more information about Premier Programs and Shark Preview Weekends.

Premier Programs Interview Tips and Summaries

  • Our best piece of advice is to be yourself, have fun, and don't be afraid to ask questions! Let us know why you're ready to become a Shark and how NSU Florida's Premier Programs can help you achieve your dreams. We also recommend researching the career fields/areas of interest you're applying for and to review the Premier Program interview tips prepared by our Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS), linked below.

Attire Recommendations for Students

  • Thursday evening's activities include a welcome ceremony, interview preparation, and getting to know current NSU students and other future Sharks. Casual attire like a t-shirt and shorts or jeans is appropriate.
  • Friday during the day will be your interview(s). We highly recommend business casual or professional attire.
  • Friday evening's activities will allow for casual wear. We'd love to see you in your best Shark spirit wear!

Put Your Fins Up

1...2...3...Fins Up!

Do you know how to Fins Up? It's our favorite tradition here, and if you're going to be a Shark, you'll need to know how it's done. Learn from some of the best fins we know, our students!

Then show us your best #FinsUpforNSU from home on Instagram and tag us @sharkadmissions.

The Interview Doctor is in!

First interview ever? Don't sweat. NSU's interview doctor is making house calls. Learn some great tips and tricks to nail your phone or video conference interview.

Plus, NSU's Career Development Office has got you covered with an interview checklist you can study beforehand.

2. Preparing for the Interview: Evaluating Yourself 3. Preparing for the Interview: Researching the Program 4. Preparing the Interview: Interview Formats & Tips
5. During the Interview: Nonverbal Presentation 6. During the Interview: Storytelling and Asking Questions 7. Following Up After the Interview
8. Common Interview Questions 9. Test Your Interview Prep 10. Final Words from the Interview Doctor

Virtual Tour

Studying like a Shark means you'll be living and learning in beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities. You have to see it to believe it. Check it out in the virtual tour below, and trust us when we say it's even better in person!

NSU Shark Life

Next Steps for Admitted Students


Now that you're in, what's next? Head over to our New Student Checklist to submit your enrollment deposit and find more information about campus housing, academic advising, new student orientation, and student health insurance.


Your admissions counselor is an excellent resource to help you navigate your way to becoming a Shark. Schedule a phone or video appointment to talk about financial aid and more.


Your success, well-being, and safety are our top priorities. If you need something, we have an office with dedicated professional staff ready to help. Check them out below.


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