Traditions

Weeks of Welcome Week of Welcome (WOW)

A weeklong of exciting programs and activities where you can discover how you can get involved and find out about programs, services and opportunities tailored to make your NSU experience even more enriching, vibrant and memorable. 

Sharkapalooza Sharkapalooza

Sharkapalooza, one of the great traditions at NSU is the highlight of the University's Weeks of Welcome (WOW), Count on Sharkapalooza to be a memorable welcome-home event, featuring a student organization fair, performances, great prizes, activity booths, and free food!

Life 101 Life 101

The overall goal of "Life 101" is to bring leaders from business, entertainment, politics and athletics to our campus. By meeting these guest speakers, the NSU community is educated and inspired by their life accomplishments and "life lessons" learned along the way. The interactive, 60-minute interview program is hosted by a faculty member and allows students and the University community to ask questions directly to the guest at the end of the program.

Homecoming Homecoming

This is a time for alumni, students, and the SHARK Family to celebrate NSU and show their SHARK Pride! This week long celebration includes a Block Painting Party, Flight Deck Follies, Raft Races, Homecoming Dance, Comedy Show, Tailgate and a Basketball game!

NSU Community Fest NSU Community Fest

NSU Community Fest is an annual festival that celebrates and connects NSU students, employees, and their families as well as community business and organization in a carnival like atmosphere.



The STUEYS The STUEYS

The Student Life Achievement Awards, known as the "STUEYS" is an annual celebration of NSU's best in scholarship, leadership, involvement, service, commitment, integrity and inclusion. This is also a celebration of the hundreds of activities designed to enrich the overall student experience of the NSU community.