News Briefs for August 23, 2016


Change to Dean’s List requirements
NSU has made a few changes to the Undergraduate Student Catalog for the 2016-2017 school year, increasing the Dean’s List GPA requirement. Previously awarded to students with a 3.5 semester GPA, current and incoming students must now achieve a 3.8 or above semester GPA to receive this recognition. For more information, access the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Catalog online, Page 71.

Change of grade forgiveness
Previously recognized as the repeated courses policy, NSU has implemented a grade forgiveness policy. Students will now be able to apply for grade forgiveness for a maximum of three NSU courses beginning this fall. For more information regarding the full policy, access the 2016-2017 Undergraduate Student Catalog online, Page 69.

Shop at Amazon, support NSU
Amazon has created a branch site,, which offers the same low-priced, immense array of products. The difference? AmazonSmile will donate a portion of the cost to the charitable organization of your choice. NSU is among the selections.

2017 parking decals
Parking decal applications are now available for the 2016-2017 school. Students can visit the One-Stop Shop on the first floor of the Horvitz Administration Building to receive their decal. Along with a completed application, students are required to submit a copy of their current vehicle registration. Parking decals must be affixed to the rear of vehicles by September 1. For more information, contact the University Call Center at 954-262-3380.

The relaunch of iShark
Nova has relaunched its university app, iShark Mobile. Within this app, students are able to search for their upcoming classes, share photos, find locations around campus, connect with Shark Shuttle services and view NSU events by visiting the Social Hub.