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NSU Admissions Staff

Meet NSU Florida's Office of Undergraduate Admissions team. Our dedicated admission officers are here to assist you through the entire admission process and beyond. Once you locate your admission officer using the filter below, we invite you to schedule a one-on-one appointment so we can get to know you and answer your questions.

You're also welcome to join us for an in-person campus visit or virtual tour. We'll see you there with our fins up!


Katie Chin

Assistant Director
Direct: (954) 262-8004; Cell: (954) 256-4242

Counsels students from: Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties Florida

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts  

"My favorite part about NSU is the unique premier programs that are offered, such as the Razor’s Edge Scholarship that is based on student interest as opposed to most merit-based scholarships."

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Lauren Coughlin

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8057; Cell: (954) 907-5293

Counsels students from: West Florida

Degree: B.S. in Management

“There is so much possibility for students here at NSU. From unique, hands-on experiences within our Premier Programs or the challenging curriculum in the Farquhar Honors College, NSU students are entering the competitive real-world prepared.”

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Elizabeth DeLaCruz

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8341; Cell: (954) 669-4587

Counsels students from: Palm Beach County, Florida; Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas

Degree: B.A. in Psychology

“NSU truly prepares students to dominate in the real world. Experiential Education and Learning allows students to build their professional resume while completing their required coursework. Each student is assigned an Edge Advisor that assists students with their academic and career interest though resume building, research opportunities, and even internship opportunities in their field. Not only will our Sharks receive a degree from NSU, but they will also leave with a resume of various experiences to give them that edge in a professional setting.”

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Julia Severance

Admission Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8018; Cell: (754) 610-5144

Counsels students from: North Florida and the Panhandle; Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia; Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee

Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication

“Students who prioritize different styles of education as well as diversity and inclusion will find a great fit within our Shark Family at Nova Southeastern University.” 

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Lauren Siwek

Associate Director
Direct: (954) 262-8168; Cell: (954) 647-5892

Counsels students from: Broward County Florida

Degree: B.S. in Business Administration

“Here at NSU, you are not a number. You become part of the Shark Family. NSU offers small class sizes and provides hands-on experience to help students build real relationships for today’s competitive world."


Maureen Yeung

Admissions Counselor
Direct: (954) 262-8314; Cell: (954) 439-5769

Fluent in Cantonese

Counsels students from: Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Putnam, Saint Lucie, Seminole, and Volusia Counties Florida

Degree: B.A. in Sociology

"At NSU, we celebrate the uniqueness of each of our students. Here,students work with advisors to build part of their learning experience while receiving a core education in their passion. Our small class sizes makes it easy to meet people and make meaningful connections with your professors." 

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