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Monday, January 3, 2022


9 am - 10 am



Brunchin’ and Goals

Office of Orientation

Student Affairs Building – Patio

Hello, Commuters! Come on out and enjoy a small breakfast while creating your New Year's Resolutions with the Office of Orientation!

Noon - 1:30 pm


Breaking the Ice with Campus Life

Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center – Spine

Join the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as we welcome and celebrate the new Winter 2022 semester. This is an opportunity to build connections while enjoying some free giveaways and novelties! We hope to see you all there.

5:30 pm 

Popping into the New Year with Residence Life

Office of Residential Life and Housing

Mako Residence Hall

A new year and new semester are popping with possibilities, and we want you to explore those with the Residence Life staff. Come experience a popcorn bar and create your own unique flavor combinations and creations. Hang out with lawn games, photo booth opportunities, and even set some goals and vision for the new year and semester.

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Noon - 1pm


Sharks United: Building Teamwork

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

Rosenthal Student Center – Room 200

Come learn about collaboration and self-awareness in a fun and engaging way, through TEAMWORK!

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Mental Health Matters

Community Care Coaches

Don Taft University Center – Spine

Join the Community Care Coaches as they enlighten students on the importance of Mental Health and tips to be successful.

          4 pm - 5 pm

Shark Dine n’ Dash

Campus Life and Student Engagement

Carl Desantis Building – Courtyard

Welcome back sharks! here’s to the start of Winter Weeks of Welcome! Come enjoy free food while getting all the events NSU has to offer for the month of January.

5 pm

MAVRC Cornhole Tournament

Office of Veteran Affairs

Flight Deck Backyard

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

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Noon - 2pm


RecWell Tie Dye!

Office of Recreation and Wellness

The Commons Residence – Pagoda

Swing by the commons pagoda for a fun-filled tie-dye extravaganza! We will provide white t-shirts but you are welcome to bring your own because we have a limited number of shirts.





Commuter Student Seek and Find Hunt

Office of Orientation

Student Affairs Building – Patio

Hey, Commuters! How familiar are you with the campus? Join the scavenger hunt to test your NSU knowledge and navigating skills!


Rush with CFC

Collegiate Fraternal Council

Don Taft University Center – Spine

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

1 pm

CAPS on the Road

Center for Academic and Professional Success

Multiple locations around NSU Campus

Staff members will be driving around campus in a golf cart. Their task will be to take students to their destinations which will strictly be around campus. While on the road, they will inform the students that they’ve hopped on a cash cab and need to answer trivia questions about CAPS for a chance to win prizes/swag!

5 pm

Basketball Poster Making


Rick Case Arena

Students can create their FIN-tastic posters during the Women's Basketball game at 5:30 p.m. against Lynn or during the Men's Basketball game at 7:30 p.m. against Lynn. Poster supplies will be provided, and students can show off their Shark Pride through their own poster!

6 pm

Grocery Bingo

Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center, 2nd Floor Lounge

Join us for some music, games, and a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Thursday, January 6, 2022

12:30pm - 1:30pm


Winter Involvement Fair

Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain

Come to the Winter Involvement Fair, and discover ways to engage with us organizations and departments at NSU!

2:30pm - 5:30pm

Night of Service

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

HOPE South Florida in Fort Lauderdale

In honor of National War on Poverty Day, SLCE is hosting a Night of Service at HOPE South Florida in Fort Lauderdale, an organization that focuses on a community experiencing generational poverty. Transportation will be provided. RSVP on SharkHub.


4 pm


Paint, Sip, and Soca

Caribbean Student Association

Flight Deck Backyard

Join the Caribbean Student Association for an afternoon of music, art, and fun! Come embrace a bit of Caribbean Culture while showing off your inner artist!

6 pm


Belonging Bash

Diversity Student Council

Flight Deck Backyard

The Belonging Bash, presented by Diversity Student Council, seeks to showcase a variety of multicultural and religious organizations on campus while offering identity-based prizes, and engaging students in activities around diversity-related topics! With a diverse array of food and music, a fun time celebrating diversity is sure to be had! 

Friday, January 7, 2022

            Noon - 1pm



Campus Life and Student Engagement

Don Taft University Center – Spine

Come and learn about Fraternity and Sorority Life at NSU and what our 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.

           Noon - 1pm


Ice Cream with the Dean

Division of Student Affairs & College of Undergraduate Studies

Student Affairs Building – Patio

Students will have the opportunity to meet NSU Leadership while enjoying an ice cream treat.

2 pm


Bundle Up Winter Wonderland

Student Events and Activities Board

Don Taft University Center – Spine

Come out to the pre-party and get ready for a fun night at Winter Wonderland!

          6 pm - 9 pm


Winter Wonderland

Student Events and Activities Board

Alvin Sherman Library Quad

Winter is here! Let go of 2021 and celebrate the new year going into the unknown! There will be slides, food, music, activities, giveaways, a photo booth & more.

Saturday, January 8, 2022



eSharks: DIY Aquarium

Campus Life and Student Engagement


Cost: Free *All materials provided Limited spaces available. Please R.S.V.P to

Sunday, January 9, 2022

1 pm


S.O.S. Presents: Miami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots Game

Campus Life and Student Engagement and Sharks on the Scene

Hard Rock Stadium

Cost: $50 Tickets will go on sale on January 3, 2022, at noon in the Don Taft University Center Limited tickets are available.

6 pm


Cooking Wars

Shark Dining

Don Taft University Center – Spine

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

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


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