800-256-5065 or 954-262-7300
For current weather information and advisories for NSU's campuses, please visit AccuWeather.
The 2017 hurricane season officially began June 1 and will continue through November 30. At NSU our first priority is the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our campuses. To that end, the university monitors severe weather patterns and storms that may potentially affect our campuses and sites and we have taken a multi-channel approach to keep everyone informed before, during, and after severe weather or a hurricane.
Should severe weather, tropical storms, or hurricanes threaten any of NSU's campuses or sites, we will provide updates about NSU's operating status on the university's website at www.nova.edu/hurricane and on the NSU Emergency Hotline at 800-256-5065 or 954-262-7300.
In addition, NSU's website and hotline will contain information on campus closings, re-openings, and event cancellations. We recommend storing the hotline number in your cell phone so it is readily available if you need it; information is updated on the hotline and posted on the website as frequently as warranted. Information may also be distributed via email and/or via text messages. In addition, local television, radio, and newspapers will be used to reach those who do not have access to a telephone or to the Internet.
Finally and importantly, please take a few moments to update your Personal Emergency Contact Information. To register your information and/or to check and update your existing contact information, please visit
www.nova.edu/emergency/notification/registration-process.html. When you register, your identification code is your NSU "N Number," and when prompted to input your phone numbers, please do so without any dashes (e.g., 954262xxxx). Also, the new system allows you to input multiple phone numbers and email addresses.
Please take time to review the university's Severe Weather Emergency Procedures brochure. And for NSU students living on campus, please review the Hurricane and Tropical Storm Procedures section of the Residential Living Guide.
Your attention to this important matter is greatly appreciated.
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.