Office of Academic Advising
Welcome to the Huizenga School Office of Academic Advising! We are here to help you successfully navigate your academic career at NSU. We encourage you to meet or speak with your academic advisor regularly. You may contact your academic advisor via email, phone appointment, in-person appointment, or walk-in advising.
Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 1115,
Main Campus, Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
954.262.5067 / 800-672-7223 x25067
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Walk-in hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Appointments (phone and in-person)
Reserve time to speak with your advisor, engage in academic planning, and ask questions. Appointments generally run 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on your needs.
Walk-In Advising (phone and in-person)
Have a quick question or need to drop something off? Stop in or call to meet with a walk-in advisor. Sessions are generally limited to 10-15 minute interactions.
You can email your questions to your academic advisor and receive a response within 24-48 hours. Email should be a supplement to phone or in-person advising, as many issues are complex and require thoughtful discussion.
Academic Advising Expectations and Responsibilities
In order to be successful in your academic career, it is essential to stay informed, plan effectively, and engage in proactive, positive decision-making and problem-solving. Your academic advisor is here to help!
Academic advising is a partnership between student and academic advisor, and includes shared decision-making and responsibility. Make sure to meet with your academic advisor regularly to ensure that you are on the right track.
Strategies for a Successful Advising Relationship
Plan ahead! Schedule appointments with your academic advisor well ahead of registration periods. This allows you time to meet with your advisor and helps you to avoid frustrating waits and missed opportunities.
Responsibilities in the Advising Relationship
Students are active partners in the advising relationship, and as such, should:
Gather all relevant decision-making information
Identify and understand personal values and goals
Become knowledgeable about policies, procedures, and requirements
Accept responsibility for decisions
How you and your advisor will work together. (1981, July). Undergraduate Advising Center, University of Iowa.
The American College Testing Program. (1979b). p. 13.
Ford, J. (n.d.). Example University Advising Handbook.