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Fort Lauderdale Campus Events

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Residence Hall Socials 
Residential Life and Housing 
All Residence Halls

Socials will be hosted in common areas of every residence hall to welcome you to our communities! Come and get to know your neighbors, Resident Assistants, and the ResLife staff in your hall! Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Silent Disco Block Party

Residential Life and Housing, Orientation, and Campus Life and Student Engagement 
Pedestrian Walkway (Between Founders Residence Hall and Don Taft University Center)
The Office of Residential Life and Housing, Campus Life and Student Engagement, and the Orientation Office invites you to our Inaugural Silent Disco Block Party! Join us at the pedestrian walkway as we Jam before you cram to kick off the start of the fall 2019 academic year. DJ Will The Thrill along with RadioX will playing your favorite songs. There will also be food trucks located in the Shark Fountain. Bring your friend and join us for an amazing night of fun!
Friday, August 16, 2019

9:00 a.m. 

NSU Convocation 

Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center 

Convocation is a gathering of the NSU community to celebrate and recognize our incoming undergraduate students as new members of our Shark family, and to officially begin the 2019-2020 academic year. 

10:00 p.m. - Midnight

NSU Target Takeover

Residential Life and Housing and Campus Life and Student Engagement
Meet at Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain
***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***
Saturday, August 17, 2019 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

VIP Shopping Event 

NSU Bookstore 
This event features, food, music, games, a raffle, and special discounts. NSU students will be given a VIP welcome to the NSU Bookstore with extended Saturday hours. 

9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Make S'more Friends Movie Night 

Residential Life and Housing 
FFV/CLC Residence Hall Pagoda

Welcome back, Sharks! Join the Office of Residential Life and Housing for a movie night on the lawn! Showing: Avengers: Infinity War!

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Get Ready To Dominate 

Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center Spine

Are you ready for the semester? Join Campus Life and Student Engagement as they give you tips and giveaways to start your semester off prepared! 

Monday, August 19, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Unity Canopy

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement (SLCE)

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Join us as we celebrated our differences while joining together as one by constructing a unity canopy during NSU Weeks of Welcome! Stop by this event to complete your part in the canopy that makes us all part of 1 NSU! Participants are not required to stay the entire duration of the event. Installation will be available to view through Thursday, August 22 at Noon.

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Recfest

Recreation and Wellness 

Don Taft University Center, Recplex Gym

Come experience all that the NSU RecPlex has to offer! Take a group exercise class, play basketball, climb the rock wall, and more! Food and drinks provided. Get your Shark Card scanned at this event.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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

Start The Semester Off Sweet

Tutoring and Testing and Undergraduate Academic Advising

Don Taft University Center Spine 

Come decorate shark-themed cupcakes with NSU tutors, SI leaders, and Academic Advisors.
**Fins Football Pre-Season tickets will be distributed at this event**

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Fraternity And Sorority Life Welcome BBQ

Campus Life and Student Engagement/Fraternity and Sorority Life 

Flight Deck Backyard

Come out and have a great time interacting with the members of our Greek Organizations and learn about Fraternity and Sorority Life at NSU!

**Fins Football Pre-Season tickets will be distributed at this event**

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Scoop There It Is!

Tutoring and Testing and Residential Life and Housing 

Goodwin Residence Hall Classroom

Build your own ice cream sundae and get the inside scoop on res hall tutoring.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Get The Scoop!
Alumni Relations 
Don Taft University Center Spine 

Stop by 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

**Fins Football Pre-Season tickets will be distributed at this event**

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Media Mash
Student Media 
Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Come learn about the Office of Student Media at NSU and ways to get involved! Visit us and meet the team behind our student run television station (SUTV), newspaper (The Current) and radio station (RadioX)! There will be snacks, music, games and give-a-ways through our radio station you are not going to want to miss! 

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

Meet The Unified Greek Council Showcase
Unified Greek Council  
Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center

Come learn about each cultural Fraternity and Sorority in the Unified Greek Council as they demonstrate their organization's history through strolling, stepping, and saluting. 

Thursday, August 22, 2019

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Meet The NSU Fraternities 

Interfraternity Council 
Knight Auditorium 
Come out and learn about all the Fraternities we have here at NSU and how you can join each! 

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Splashdown

Kappa Sigma Fraternity 
Alvin Sherman Library Quad
Join Kappa Sigma in an NSU Tradition as they welcome the school year with an epic waterballoon fight 
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Nacho Average Tutoring 

Tutoring and Testing and Residential Life and Housing 
Commons Residence Hall Room 123
Our tutors aren't cheesy! But our nachos sure are!
Friday, August 23, 2019

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Pie-A-Phi

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity 
Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Join Phi Delta Theta Fraternity for the 2nd annual Pie A Phi event to raise funds for the LiveLikeLou Foundation for ALS.

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

Sharkapalooza

Inter-Organizational Council and Student Events and Activities Board (S.E.A Board)  
Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center
A great event that serves a networking opportunity where you can meet all of the clubs and organizations at NSU and find that perfect fit for you! This event will feature music, performances, free food, give-a-ways and a whole lot of fun. 
Saturday, august 24, 2019

8:00 a.m. - Noon

Saturday of Service

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement (SLCE)

Off Campus Location 

Join SLCE as we kick off our first Saturday of Service event for the year! More information about this event will be provided on the sign up link on SharkHub. Space is limited and students must pre-register to attend. Transportation to service site from NSU Main Campus and lunch following service will be provided.

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Get The Scoop!

Alumni Relations 
Commons Residence Hall 

Stop by 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

Sunday, August 25, 2019

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

T-Shirts And Iced Tea

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement (SLCE)

Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

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 26, 2019

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Meet The NSU Sororities 

Panhellenic Council 
Knight Auditorium 
Come out and learn about all the Sororities we have here at NSU and how you can join each! 

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Bingo with USGA

Undergraduate Student Government Association 
Flight Deck Multipurpose Room
Come out and learn about what the Undergraduate SGA has in store for the year in a fun and interactive game of Bingo! 
7:30 p.m.

Sex Signals

Title IX and S.E.A Board 
Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center (North Court)
Join us for a uniquely provocative and insightful look at issues surrounding dating, sex, and sexual misconduct on college campuses. Through a unique combination of improvisational comedy, education, and audience participation, "Sex Signals" explores how mixed messages, gender role stereotypes, and unrealistic fantasies contribute to misunderstandings about sexuality, gender identity, and acceptable social and sexual behavior.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ride with Career Development: Let's Discuss Handshake  

Career Development 

Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Are you familiar with Handshake? Come win career swag items and resources about career development to start your year off right in a fun interactive way while catching a ride to class or your next destination! Handshake is your one stop shop for all of your career development needs. Your next internship/job is right around the corner! What are you waiting for?

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Get The Scoop!

Alumni Relations 
Mako Residence Hall

Stop by 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

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

Campus Recon

Freedom Sharks 
Rosenthal Student Center Room 216 (Veteran's Resource Center)

Campus Recon with the Freedom Sharks will be a fun and interactive way for students to explore their university and become more comfortable and knowledgeable about NSU and our proud history. We will provide each team a list of items and locations to find and take a selfie in-front of. This event will have a time limit and Items will be assigned points based upon the difficulty of finding the item. The team with the most points that returns to the starting point on time will win!.

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

Pop Culture Trivia Night

Tutoring and Testing
Student Affairs Building Patio 

Do you have what it takes? Come join the Tutoring and Testing Center to test your knowledge of all things pop culture and dominate the competition. Free light refreshments and giveaways will be provided.

Wednesday, august 28, 2019 
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Weeks of Welcome Fair

Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity 
Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Join Alpha Phi Omega with a day full of festivities for everyone on campus including free food, music, t-shirts, and more! Enjoy lemonade, tie-dye, and temporary tattoos. Be a leader, Be a Friend, Be of Service! 

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lettuce Taco 'Bout It...

Student Disability Services, Title IX, and Henderson Student Counseling Services
Flight Deck Multipurpose Room

Students will have the opportunity to meet staff from each office, ask questions, learn about upcoming programs, and engage with other students.

6:00 p.m. 

Ultimate Kickball

Freedom Sharks 
Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Join the Freedom Sharks in an evening game of Ultimate Kickball on the Library Quad! Bring some athletic attire as teams compete to score as many points as possible. While many of the rules are similar to traditional kickball, this variation allows for significantly more kicks, running, points, and fun.

Thursday, August 29, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Student Employment Fair 

Student Employment 
Don Taft University Center Spine 

This fair is an opportunity for students to learn about student employment positions at NSU, to meet prospective employers and to gain insight in to job requirements/qualifications.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Get The Scoop!

Alumni Relations 
HPD Cafe'

Stop by 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

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

Get To Know IOC 

Inter-Organizational Council 
Don Taft University Center Spine 

Come out and get to know IOC and what upcoming events they have for the year while enjoying food and meeting your club ambassadors.

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

Welcome Home BBQ

Residential Life and Housing  
Mako Residence Hall 

Join old friends and meet new ones. Food, music and fun in the Mako Residence Hall, Courtyard. Sponsored by the NSU Office of Residence Life and Housing. 

Friday, August 30, 2019
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Splashin' With S.E.A Board 

S.E.A Board 
Don Taft University Center Spine 

Come out and get to know S.E.A Board and what upcoming events they have for the year while enjoying food and giveaways. This is also a time to get your wavier's signed for WaterWorks.

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

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

WaterWorks 

S.E.A Board and USGA
Alvin Sherman Library Quad

A Weeks of Welcome tradition is back for another year. Come out for music, water slides and a foam pit out in the library quad! 

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

Saturday, August 31, 2019 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

International and Multicultural Mixer

International Affairs and Campus Life and Student Engagement 
Flight Deck Multipurpose Room

Come enjoy food and games while you meet other students from your respective country, multicultural student organizations, as well as the international affairs advisors.

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

Sunday, September 1, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Weeks of Welcome Brunch

Shark Dining 
Don Taft University, Razor's Reef

Come munch on delicious brunch at Razor's Reef as Sharking Dining welcomes you to campus! 

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

Monday, September 2, 2019
Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Greek Life Pool Party

Panhellenic, Interfraternity, and Unified Greek Councils 
Don Taft University, RecPlex Leisure Pool 

Come hang out at the pool and enjoy some good music, free food and a great time with members of the Greek Community! 

***THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED***

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