Online Orientation

Online Orientation is a web-based program conducted through Blackboard to reach our online student population and introduce them to the NSU community. The program is designed to help ease the transition of starting your online classes at NSU.

There are various learning modules within Online Orientation. These modules focus on informing students about the history of the institution, campus traditions, student services, academic expectations, financial services, and technology and library resources. All modules offer students a connection to enrich their learning experience.

Please note that if you are an online learner based within the state of Florida, and live near one of the NSU's six Regional Campuses or the main Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, you are welcome to attend a face-to-face orientation. If the face-to-face orientation is your preference, please contact us at and we can assist you in registering for the program that best fits your location and needs. NSU has Regional Campuses in Miami, Fort Myers, Orlando, Jacksonville, Palm Beach, and Tampa.  

NSU values the information students learn through their new student orientation, and recognizes that students who complete orientation are more successful at NSU. We want you to be a successful student, and we look forward to assisting you through your orientation experience.

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What to Know

Students who begin their classes in either October or March of their first semester are invited to either the following semester's orientation program or to take advantage of our online orientation program. Students will need their shark identity (email address without and password to log into Blackboard and complete the modules.