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Fort Lauderdale Campus Events

 

Thursday, August 19, 2021

 

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

 

Official Shark Laua Pool Party

Office of Orientation

Don Taft University RecPlex Pool

The freshmen have arrived and it's time to dive in and start swimming with the Class of 2025! Bring your swimsuit and towel and have a blast with yard games, music, refreshments, and more!

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

 

Welcome Home Sharks BBQ

Office of Residential Life and Housing

Mako Hall, Rolling Hills, The Commons Hall

Join the Office of Residential Life and Housing as we welcome and celebrate the arrival of our sharks back home. This is an opportunity to build connections while enjoying a filling meal! We hope to see you all there.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

NSU Bookstore VIP Shopping Event

NSU Bookstore and Shark Store

Bookstore (across from the Alvin Sherman Library, next to the parker building)

The NSU Bookstore will be hosting a VIP shopping experience at the bookstore after hours. This event is open to all NSU students. There will be special sale promotions, giveaways, raffle prizes, food, music, and more! Please come celebrate being back on campus with the NSU Bookstore.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

Silent Disco Block Party

Office of Campus Life and Residential Life and Housing
Don Taft University Center - Shark Fountain

Shhhhh! It’s a SILENT Disco Time! Come jam out as multiple DJ's mix up the vibes at this dance party. Headphones will be provided!

Saturday, August 21, 2021

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

 

Make S'more Friends Movie Night

Office of Residential Life and Housing 

Mako Hall

Join the Office of Residential Life and Housing as they host their Make “S’more” Friends Movie Night. This will be a great opportunity for you to make new friends. They will be showing In The Heights. S’mores and popcorn will be provided.

 

Sunday, August 22, 2021

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 
SLCE T-Shirt Swap
Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement
The Commons Residence Hall - Pagoda

 

Are you looking to find out more about service opportunities in the community? Come hang out with the SLCE staff and students to learn more!

Bring a gently used t-shirt, that will be donated to a local community affiliate in exchange for a new Shark Pride shirt! You will also get to learn more about where your donation will be going and how you can continue to help the Broward County community!

Monday, August 23, 2021

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Panhellenic Council Mixer

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Don Taft University Center Spine

Come out during lunch to meet the sororities of the Panhellenic Council!

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Welcome Home Sharks Brunch

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Flight Deck

Welcome Back Sharks! Come kick off the semester with some cool brunch vibes with your fellow Sharks! There will be food, music, games, novelties, and giveaways!

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Unity Canopy

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

This project celebrates the uniqueness of individuals and raises awareness of how labels impact our perception of and interactions with the world. Celebrate your identity be apart of a global challenge to increase awareness and inclusion throughout the Nova Southeastern University community!

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

RecFest

Office of Recreation and Wellness

Don Taft University Center - RecPlex

Fun and Giveaways! Join the Department of Recreation and Wellness to learn about our Club Sports, IM Leagues, Scuba Diving, Group Exercise classes, and much more! Come and see what RecWell is all about! Open Play: No rules, no start times, no problem! This is an opportunity for students to check us out on their own time with no restrictions and learn more about the activities and events we offer. Come out, meet new friends, and enjoy the vibe!

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

 

Shark Social

Undergraduate Student Government Association

Don Taft University Center - Flight Deck

Join USGA in the Flight Deck Backyard for a night full of friends, food, and fun! Take some time to get to know your fellow Sharks, play yard games, and enjoy a specialty menu to start the year off right.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

All Sorority Informational

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Carl Desantis Building - Knight Auditorium

Come out to meet and ask questions about the Unified Greek Council (UGC) and Panhellenic Council (PC) sororities!

12:30 p.m. 

 

Meet the Fraternities

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Mailman Auditorium

Come meet and hang out with the members of the Unified Greek Council (UGC) and Collegiate Fraternal Council (CFC) fraternities!

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Unity Canopy

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

This project celebrates the uniqueness of individuals and raises awareness of how labels impact our perception of and interactions with the world. Celebrate your identity be apart of a global challenge to increase awareness and inclusion throughout the Nova Southeastern University community!

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Military Affairs Veteran Resource Center Cornhole Tournament

Veterans Resource Center

Don Taft University Center - Flight Deck

Join VRC in some friendly cornhole competition. Meet new friends, mingle with old colleagues, and have fun throwing a beanbag around.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

Commuter Cash Cab

Office of Orientation

Call Center in Student Affairs Building Room 106

Calling ALL Commuters! Join us for a snazzy ride on the commuter cash cab! Just call us on one of our hotlines and we'll be happy to transport you to and from your classes while offering giveaways and insight on commuter services available to you! (Hotline #1- 954-262-8050 Hotline #2- 954-654-0849)

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Unity Canopy 

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

This project celebrates the uniqueness of individuals and raises awareness of how labels impact our perception of and interactions with the world. Celebrate your identity be apart of a global challenge to increase awareness and inclusion throughout the Nova Southeastern University community!

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Panhellenic Council Ice Cream/Smores Social

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Mako Hall Courtyard

Come relax and enjoy some free snacks with the sororities of the Panhellenic Council!

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Awaken Your Inner Razor

Mako Hall Multipurpose Room 131

"Are you interested in leadership? Do you have a passion for helping others and participating in Civic Engagement? If so, come join the SLCE team and find ways to awaken your inner Razor!

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Unity Canopy 

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

This project celebrates the uniqueness of individuals and raises awareness of how labels impact our perception of and interactions with the world. Celebrate your identity be apart of a global challenge to increase awareness and inclusion throughout the Nova Southeastern University community!

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Seek & FIN'd with Shark Athletics

Athletics

NSU Soccer Complex

Join your fellow sharks to compete for prizes by exploring campus and getting to know one another! Points will be awarded for each pre-determined stop that is visited, and the top 3 teams will go home with prizes. Enjoy giveaways, music, and light bites post-event!

Friday, August 27, 2021

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

Event Pass Happy Hour

Office of Student Life and Civic Engagement 

Don Taft University Center - Flight Deck

 Social Hour where attendees will take advantage of bar specials and learn about resources offered within Campus Life and Student Leadership. Free prizes and giveaways!

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

SharkaPalooza

Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement

Bill Gessner Sports Complex - Field

A memorable welcome-home event, featuring a student organization fair, performances, great prizes, activity booths, novelties, local vendors and free food!

Saturday, August 28, 2021

11:00 a.m.

 

Sharks Sharing to Serve

Mako Hall - Multipurpose Room 131

Swimming together is difficult, especially when someone withholds their shark stories. Serve and support the NSU community through sharing experiences, reflecting on self-care plans, and writing intentional letters to fellow sharks.

3:00 p.m.

 

This That Σplash

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

Don Taft University Center RecPlex Pool

Come join our Blu Phi crew at the poolside to start the new semester.

Sunday, August 29, 2021

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

"Sundae" Funday with RecWell and Office of Residential Life and Housing

RecWell

Commons Residence Hall Pagoda

Come and enjoy a fun day in the sun! We will have ice cream, volleyball, games, and social activities.

6:00 p.m.

 

Shark Dining Event

Shark Dining

Don Taft University Center Spine

Cooking competition with the theme being “Pasta Wars” where students cook a pasta dish- all from scratch.

Monday, August 30, 2021

11:00 a.m.

 

Media Mash

Office of Student Media

Rosenthal Student Center

Media Mash is the perfect opportunity to engage with NSU's student-run radio station, TV station, and campus newspaper. There will be great music, giveaways, and information on how to get involved with the Office of Student Media.

11:00 a.m.

 

Return of the Sharks Photo Challenge 

Don Taft University Center - Shark Fountain

Virtual - Instagram: @nsustudentmedia 

Welcome back, NSU Sharks! Are you excited about the start of a new semester? Show us your #Returnofthesharks pride by entering our photo challenge with a chance to win a $50 gift card, cool swag, and other prizes by following the instructions @nsustudentmedia Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages. Don't forget, FINS UP!

6:00 p.m.

 

Shark Singo with the TTC

Tutoring and Testing Center

Student Affairs Building Room 104

Join TTC staff for a fun night of Bingo...with a musical twist. Listen for your favorite songs, sing-along, and win cool NSU swag. Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

Panhellenic Council Informational

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Carl DeSantis Building - Knight Auditorium

Join the Panhellenic Council for informational presentations on the PC sororities and Greek Life!

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Fraternity and Sorority Life BBQ

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Don Taft University Center - Flight Deck Backyard

Come and learn about Fraternity and Sorority Life at NSU and what our 12 Social Greek Organizations have to offer. Get engaged with our Greeks to find out what it takes to be a part of their sisterhood and/or brotherhood.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Panhellenic Council Informational

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Carl DeSantis Building - Knight Auditorium

Join the Panhellenic Council for informational presentations on the PC sororities and Greek Life!

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Get the Scoop

Alumni Affairs

Don Taft University Center - Spine

Swing by the University Center and cure your sweet tooth cravings (while networking, of course!) “Get the Scoop” on our exclusive NSU online community, NSUConnect, while sprinkling your favorite toppings on the ice cream of your choice.

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Feeding Frenzy

Undergraduate Student Government Association

Don Taft University Center -  Hall of Fall

Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? Swing by the University Center for grab-and-go breakfast items. Meet your USGA representatives and learn about how your Student Government is here to support you!

Thursday, September 2, 2021

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

UnityFest

Diversity Student Council

Don Taft University Center Spine

Join us as we will be having various departments, student organizations, and outside organizations that represent diversity. There will be activities, food, and giveaways!

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Coloring with CAPS

Center for Academic and Professional Success

Zoom Virtual Event

Join CAPS for Week of Welcome Coloring with CAPS! During this 1- hour long workshop you will be able to meet with your advisor and learn more about the Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS). We will have coloring pages for attendees as well as helpful career and academic resources to help you put your best foot forward at NSU.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

IOC's Game of RSO's

Inter-Organizational Council and Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center - Flight Deck

An IOC Meet & Greet Event featuring an interactive game night, giveaways, prizes, and food to introduce the council to the registered student organizations and opportunities.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

Shark Pride Friday

S.E.A. Board

Don Taft University Center - Shark Fountain

You don't want to miss out on the first Shark Pride Friday of the year! There will be activities, giveaways, music, and the opportunity to sign your waiver for the event happening later this evening, Water Works!

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

 

Water Works

S.E.A. Board and Undergraduate Student Government Association

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Sharks, you do not want to miss out on this traditional event! There will be obstacle courses, photo booths, foam, ice cream, music, and giveaways! See you on the Library Quad!

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

 

Discover Scuba Diving

RecWell

NSU Aquatic Center Competition Pool

The PADI Discover Scuba experience is a fun and exciting way to try scuba diving and to see what it is like to breathe underwater. No prior scuba diving experience is necessary, but you do need to be in good physical health. This is not a certification course. Cost is $15.

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Noon

 

Bullet Journaling

Esharks

Zoom Virtual Event

Learn how to bullet journal and stay organized all year long!

Complete bullet journaling kit provided.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Noon

 

DIY Terrarium

Esharks

Zoom Virtual Event

Create a plant for your new home!

All materials will be provided.

 *All events are subject to change due to COVID-19 Regulations.*

 

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