Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

Welcome to the Shark Family

Congratulations on your admission to Nova Southeastern University's Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing!

NSU is filled with academic excellence, culture, tremendous students, and dynamic professors—everything you imagine and more in a college experience.  NSU is always looking for new opportunities to enhance your experience at NSU.

In addition to academics, you have been selected to join a vibrant community with tremendous opportunities to become involved outside of the classroom. Whether you are a part of service clubs, living on campus, or involved in athletics, you can make a difference. At NSU, your education is as important to us as it is to you. 

Below is a guide that will help you take the next step in joining our NSU Shark Family.

The first step to becoming an NSU Shark is by confirming your enrollment and paying the non-refundable enrollment deposit.  Please choose your student type below and follow the next steps.

Entry B.S. in Nursing & Accelerated B.S.N. Program

Students must submit a $200 nonrefundable deposit.

M.S.N. Traditional Program (Executive Nurse Leadership, Nursing Education, & Nursing Informatics)

Students must submit a $200 nonrefundable deposit.

M.S.N. A.P.R.N. Program (Adult-Gerontology Acure Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)

Students must submit a $200 nonrefundable deposit.

B.S.N. to D.N.P. Program Students must submit a $500 nonrefundable deposit.

D.N.P. Program Students must submit a $500 nonrefundable deposit.

Ph.D. Program (Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing with a focus in Nursing Education) & D.N.P. to Ph.D. Students must submit a $500 nonrefundable deposit.

Financial Aid is an important part of the admissions process. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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

You've been admitted, you've confirmed your enrollment, and now you're ready to really start the transition to Nova Southeastern University as the newest member of the College of Nursing!

For more information and to sign up for orientation please visit our orientation website.

All College of Nursing students registering for classes at NSU will be required to complete the Student Enrollment Agreement (SEA) as part of their registration process. The SEA requires students to agree to NSU standards and policies regarding course registration and withdrawal, financial responsibility, a release of liability, and more. The SEA form is available and accessible by following the instructions below. College of Nursing students must do the following to complete the required SEA form:

1. Log in to SharkLink

2. Locate the "My Academics" son the left navigation

3. In the "I would like to..." section on the top right, select "Registration - Add/Drop/SEA."

4. After selecting the appropriate term, you will be presented with the SEA.

6. Once you choose the appropriate term, you will be directed to the Student Enrollment Agreement page.

7. Accept and agree to the terms of the student enrollment agreement form


9. Meet with academic adviser during orientation to continue with your registration for the upcoming term. When you meet with your academic adviser, let them know you have completed the SEA form.

Please note you will not be registered for your upcoming classes, unless College of Nursing confirms a SEA form for the correct term has been completed.

For questions about the Student Enrollment Agreement, visit or call the Office of the University Registrar at (954) 262-7200.

Once your outstanding coursework and if applicable graduation has been completed and posted to your transcripts, please send your final, official transcripts to:

Nova Southeastern University

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

3300 S. University Drive,

Fort Lauderdale, FL  33328-2004

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