About Our Office

Our Mission

The Office of Orientation cares about students' transition into the university and helping them create a lasting connection with the University. Our Grand Orientation program is designed to help students and families make a positive and smooth transition into college from high school, another college or from the workplace. Attending Grand Orientation is the foundation of a student's college experience, and ensures to help create a successful start to their academic career.

Our office also offers student leadership experiences as Orientation Team and Shark Camp Team Leaders, among other opportunities throughout the year.

Office Staff

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Heather Studenberg Director lancin@nova.edu
Joel Nemes Assistant Director jnemes@nova.edu
Maureen Dookie Administrative Assistant mdookie@nova.edu
Craig Johnson Graduate Assistant, Marketing and Outreach cj832@nova.edu
Rae Horton Graduate Assistant, Team Development rh1123@nova.edu