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Student Veterans

From Service Member to NSU Shark

Nova Southeastern University is proud to be home to nearly 1,000 student veterans. We understand the unique challenges you face transitioning from military service to academic life. Your military experience has equipped you with valuable skills and discipline, and we're here to help you leverage those strengths to achieve academic success.

NSU's legacy of supporting veterans for more than 45 years continues with our dedication to your success. That's why we offer a comprehensive support system beyond just academics. Our dedicated Student Services provide:

  • Academic advisers and tutors: Helping you excel in the classroom and reach your full academic potential.
  • Veteran-specific programs: Tailored resources to support your smooth transition and academic success.
  • Supportive veteran community: Connect with fellow veterans, share experiences, and build a strong network.

This holistic approach ensures you have the tools and support you need to navigate university life, graduate, and prepare for a fulfilling career.  At NSU, it is an honor to serve those who have served.

Veteran Services

Find resources tailored for veterans to support your academic and personal success.

Academic Programs

NSU's Military Affairs Academic Programs empower veterans and military families to achieve academic and career success.

Veteran Benefits

Discover the benefits and services designed to assist NSU veterans in their educational journey.


Learn about NSU's ROTC program and how you can combine military training with academic studies to prepare for future leadership roles.

Community Partnerships

Explore expanded resources for veterans at NSU through key partnerships.

Contact Us

Veterans Crisis Line
Need help now? Reach out anytime, day or night. The Veterans Crisis Line provides free, confidential support for veterans in crisis or those concerned about them.
1-800-273-8255, press 1
Veterans Crisis Line  

Veteran's Resource Center
(954) 262-FLAG (3524)

Matthew Chenworth, Senior Director of Military Affairs

Sandra Wendland, Director of Military Affairs

Nicholas Swansburg, Student Veterans Coordinator

For GI Bill inquiries, contact the School Certifying Official at 800-541-6682, ext. 27236, or email

For ROTC questions, contact assistant professor of Military Science Major Benjamin Wendland at (954) 262-8510/(954) 262-8509 or email

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