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Welcome New Graduate Students

Congratulations and welcome to the College of Engineering and Computing Family! We understand that the decision to continue your education is a big step, and we are delighted that you chose Nova Southeastern University. Please use this checklist to help you with your first steps to becoming a Shark!


New Graduate Student Checklist

Retrieve your Sharklink username and password –  Sharklink is your “passport” to access important campus resources and tools (e.g. NSU email, Webstar, registration, and financial aid). If you require further assistance logging into Sharklink contact the NSU Help Desk at (954)262-4357.

Check your NSU Email – Due to FERPA privacy restrictions, all NSU email communication must be conducted through your NSU student email account. Please setup your NSU email account by logging into Sharklink - click on the email icon - then follow on screen commands.

Register - You must register for your classes through Sharklink.  All students must sign the SEA Agreement when registering for classes. For scheduling information, please visit our Current Students Page. Please note that if you are required to take 500-level foundation courses, they can be substituted with undergraduate courses. Please consult with your academic advisor for more information.

Apply for a NSU Parking Decal –  Annual parking decals are required in order to park on NSU campuses. 

Contact Your Academic Advisor – For contact information, please visit


Apply for your SharkCard - Your NSU ID SharkCard is used to gain access to campus resources. Note: You must register for a course at least 24-hours prior to requesting your ID card.

Review the Graduate Catalog  –  The Academic Catalogs of the College of Engineering and Computing are the governing documents for all program-related information. Please become familiar with the policies and procedures contained within it. The university reserves the right for any reason to cancel or modify any course or program listed herein. In addition, individual course offerings may vary from year to year as circumstances dictate.

Contact Financial Aid - Welcome to NSU's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)! Here you will find everything you need to know about student financial aid, including how to apply, financial aid deadlines, and types of aid available to graduate students:
The Financial Aid Process:
About Your Financial Aid Award Letter:

Can We Help?

We are available at 954-262-2031 to answer questions. We look forward to helping you.

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