Summer Shark Guide

Welcome to the NSU Florida Shark Family! Our team is ready to give you the deep-sea details of everything you need to know before swimming on campus to make your transition to NSU Shark life as easy as possible. Studying at NSU Florida has many perks. From on-campus experiences to off-campus beach adventures, the opportunities are endless.

This Summer Shark Guide shares everything you will need to know about preparing for your arrival in August and beyond.

Important 2024 Dates for New Sharks

Summer 2024 (Various Dates)

Required for all new undergraduate students
(Families are welcome)

August 8

Move In for Razor's Edge Scholars, Fischler Academy, Presidential Scholars, HBIA, and ROTC Students*

August 12 - 13

Move In Week* for incoming Freshmen

August 15

(Families are welcome)

August 19

Fall 2024 Classes Begin

September 1

Deadline to Submit Student Medical Insurance Waiver

December 8

Fall 2024 Semester Ends

*For all students living on campus, please ensure your NSU outstanding charges (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) have been taken care of before moving in. This is required to receive the keys to your room at check-in.

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Finalize Your Enrollment

You’ve been admitted, you’ve confirmed your enrollment, and submitted your deposit. Now you’re ready to start the transition to NSU Florida as the newest members of our school of Sharks!

We’ll walk you through the steps you need to take now that you’re officially enrolled.

  • Learn more about Payment Plans
  • Authorization for Release of Information – Make sure your parents are in the know. To enter ROI Consent, students should follow the steps below:
    1. Log in to SharkLink.
    2. Click on Student Resources on the left navigation.
    3. In the section titled “Student Resources,” select Release of Information Consent.

Submit your final official documents (test scores and transcripts)

  • Final official transcripts from all previously attended institutions showing all coursework completed and proof of graduation
  • Final official ACT, SAT, or CLT scores (if applicable)
  • Official Advanced Placement test scores
  • Submit your immunization forms through CastleBranch (required for students living on campus).

Fun in the Sun

Imagine wearing shorts and flip-flops year-round, taking trips to the beach, experiencing diverse cultures, and surrounding yourself with some of the best weather in the world. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Guess what? That’s the place NSU calls home.

Living on Campus

Ready to make NSU Florida your new home away from home? Our team has put together some helpful tips to get you move-in ready.

If you want to know what it is like to live on campus, our undergraduate admissions ambassadors are excited to share their experience with you - ask away!

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Getting Around

For all students living on campus, please ensure your NSU outstanding charges (tuition, fees, housing, etc.) and all final documentation (final official transcripts, official test scores, official college transcripts, immunization forms) are received before moving in.

Get Sharkified

Now is the best time to start learning about how to Dive In and become an NSU Shark. Check out these resources for new students.

Connect with Us on Social

Stay connected with your fellow Sharks and the NSU community through our social media platforms. Interested in winning Shark swag? Post your favorite Shark moments on Instagram by tagging @sharkadmissions and using #nsubound to be entered to win a monthly drawing of fintastically sweet swag!