On-Campus Living Brochure
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Congratulations on your decision to attend Nova Southeastern University! We cannot wait to welcome you to campus as an NSU Shark soon. To help navigate your journey to NSU this fall, please use this step-by-step summer guide as you prepare to dive in, fins first at NSU!
Newly admitted students, please make sure to confirm your enrollment, submit your FAFSA and activate your SharkLink (see Steps 1-3 below) before proceeding to Steps 4-7. If you have any questions please contact your admissions counselor.
The guide below will help you take the next steps in joining our NSU Shark Family.
The first step to becoming an NSU Shark is by confirming your enrollment and paying the non-refundable enrollment deposit (if applicable). Please choose your student type below and follow the next steps.
New Freshman or Transfer Students at Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus
Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus students must submit a $200 nonrefundable enrollment deposit.
Adult Non-Traditional Online and Off-Campus Students (Non HPD Related Majors)
Students planning on attending the adult non-traditional programs either online or off-campus (non-HPD related majors) need to inform their admissions counselor of their intent to enroll. No enrollment deposit is necessary at this time.
Health Profession Related Undergraduate Programs
Financial Aid is an important part of the admissions process. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit it online as soon as possible after October 1 to be considered for the maximum amount of financial aid.
Visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance for more information about the financial aid process
Congratulations! As an accepted NSU student, you now have an NSU Online Identity. That includes:
SharkLink is NSU’s online portal. With a single username and password, students can easily access many online university applications including their NSU email, calendars, online groups, course registration, financial aid and much more.
Visit http://www.nova.edu/resources/nsuidentity to retrieve your Sharklink ID today.
Living on campus is part of the full college experience. The members of the Office of Residential Life and Housing team are dedicated to enhancing your educational experience by providing and facilitating an enjoyable on-campus living experience. Besides being within walking distance to all of your classes, living on campus provides students access to a variety of academic, cultural, social and recreational programs.
Visit the Main Campus Housing website for more information and to complete the Housing Contract.
You've been admitted, you've confirmed your enrollment (if applicable), and now you're ready to really start the transition to Nova Southeastern University as the newest member of our school of Sharks! At New Student Orientation you will have the opportunity to meet your academic advisor and fellow classmates, obtain your SharkCard ID, and learn more details about the campus and all of its activities.
Visit the Orientation website for more information about the New Student Orientation program and upcoming dates.
*Bachelor of Health and Science and Nursing majors should contact the College of Health Care Sciences program office for orientation and registration information:
Local: (954) 262-1101 Toll-Free: (800) 541-6682, ext. 21101
As a new student, you must schedule an appointment with your academic advisor. To do so, please contact the appropriate advising office below to make a phone or in-person appointment.
Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising: (All Non-Health Profession related majors)
Registration opens early April for all new freshmen and transfer students who have submitted their enrollment deposit.
Office of Academic Advising for Bachelor of Health and Science and Nursing majors should contact the College of Health Care Sciences program office for registration information:
As soon as your final, official transcripts, showing all courses complete and if applicable graduation, are available, have them mailed to:
Nova Southeastern University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314