This page will walk you through the steps you need to take to confirm your enrollment and officially join Nova Southeastern University’s entry-level nursing program.

These steps are specific to undergraduate nursing students. If you’re looking for more general admitted student information, visit our Admitted Students page.

Step 1: Confirm Your Seat

Fourteen days after acceptance you must pay your tuition deposit of $200. To make your tuition deposit payment over the phone, call (954) 262-7181.

Step 2: Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit it online as soon as possible after if opens on October 1 to be considered for the maximum amount of financial aid.

NSU’s School Code: 001509

Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance for more information about the financial aid process.

Step 3: Sign Up for Orientation

At New Student Orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet your academic advisor and fellow classmates, obtain your SharkCard ID and learn more details about the campus and all of its activities.

Step 4: Background Check

An email will be sent with instructions after the deposit is paid. Background checks must be submitted before orientation.

Step 5: Immunization Records

Must be submitted by Nov. 1 for the Fall 2021 semester. Contact Andrea Wray at (954) 262-1124 or to obtain more information.

Step 6: Residency Paperwork

This paperwork is found in your acceptance package and must be submitted to receive the Florida resident tuition rate. Contact (954) 262-1126 or to obtain more information.

Step 7: Class Registration

Registration is completed by Nursing Office Coordinators two weeks before classes.

Please contact your corresponding Nursing Office Coordinator:

  • Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus: Mariana Crawford (954) 262-1977
  • Kendall Campus: Evelyn Nina (305) 275-2628
  • Fort Myers Campus: Linda Strangwayes (239) 274-3486

Step 8: Sign Up For or Waive NSU Health Insurance

After registering for classes, you can choose to waive your NSU-provided health insurance. Read more about your options and find the online waiver here.

Step 9: Campus Housing (for Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus Students)

Students with 0–48 credits are required to live on campus,* unless one of the following criteria applies:

  • You’re at least 25 years old
  • You’re married
  • You reside with a parent or legal guardian within the tri-county area (Broward, Dade and Palm Beach)

Visit the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus Housing website for more information and to complete the Housing Application.

*On-campus housing is available only at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus.

The Undergraduate Admissions office is located next to the Welcome Center on the first floor of the William and Norma Horvitz Administration Building, on NSU's Ft. Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

Phone: (954) 262-8000 or Toll-Free: 800-338-4723

Fax: (954) 262-3811

If you would like to schedule a visit for your group, please email

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8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Select Saturdays
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