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All Ed.D. students are required to attend one Summer Institute to fulfill their degree requirements.

The Institute will begin on Friday, July 12, 2019 and ends on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

The Institute will be held at Nova Southeastern University's Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus located at 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Most of the sessions will take place in the DeSantis Building (home to NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship).
No. Students are responsible for making their own travel arrangements, but the Travel and Accommodations tab includes some resources to help you plan your trip.

Students are responsible for making their own reservations, but NSU has contracted with several hotels in the Plantation/Davie area to offer special rates and services to NSU students and guests. 

Visit http://www.nova.edu/travel/hotels to find a hotel and book your room; use corporate code "NSU" to get the best rates. 

 

No, you may make a reservation at any hotel in the area.

NSU will not provide transportation to the Main Campus. You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from NSU. Check with your hotel regarding availability of shuttle service to and from NSU's campus.

No, you will have to arrange for your own transportation from the airport to your hotel. Check with your hotel about the availability of shuttle service to and from the airport.  You may also make use of any of the local taxi, shared ride, or car services that are available at the airport upon your arrival.

Please refer to the Travel and Accommodations tab for additional information.

Business Casual: wear comfortable clothing and bring along a light jacket or sweater since all university facilities are air-conditioned. Please keep in mind that the weather can be very unpredictable, especially in the summer, so we suggest that you bring an umbrella.

Attending one EDGE @ Fischler Institute is a requirement for graduation.
  • If this is your first year in the program, you are encouraged (but not required) to attend the 2019 Institute. If for some reason you cannot attend this year, we look forward to seeing you at the 2020 EDGE @ Fischler Institute. 
  • If this is your second year or longer in the program and have yet to meet the program requirement of attending an Institute, you are required to attend the 2019 EDGE @ Fischler Institute to fulfill this graduation requirement.
Yes! Returning Abraham S. Fischler College of Education doctoral students are encouraged to attend and take advantage of the numerous workshops by registering for FSC 8005. Online registration is easy at https://sharklink.nova.edu/.

First-Time Attendees: Regular registration for FSC 8000 began on March 18, 2019 and will close on May 31, 2019; the registration fee is $710. Late registration for FSC 8000 will be accepted from June 1 through July 5, 2019 and will incur an additional late fee of $100.  

Returning Students: Regular registration for FSC 8005 began on March 18, 2019 and will close on May 31, 2019; the registration fee is $710. Late registration for FSC 8005 will be accepted from June 1 through July 5, 2019 and will incur an additional late fee of $100.


Register online using SharkLink

Semester Code: 201950 (Summer 2019)

Domestic (US) First-Time Attendees

Course ID: FSC 8000

CRN: 51879

Section: 1MC

Domestic (US) Returning Students

Course ID: FSC 8005

CRN: 51880

Section: 1MC

Please refer to the Registration tab for more detailed registration instructions.


Register online using SharkLink

First-time attending students registering for FSC 8000 and returning students registering for FSC 8005 will pay a fee of $710 for registrations completed prior to May 31, 2019.  Late registrations will be accepted June 1, 2019, through July 5, 2019 at a fee of $810.

Online registration is easy at https://sharklink.nova.edu/.

No, the FCE Institute is designed to give students an opportunity to network with each other and focus on completing their degree requirements.

Students may invite one guest each to join them at the reception that will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on NSU's main campus. A nominal fee will apply.

At the completion of the summer semester, and after verification that attendance and all requirements (concurrent sessions, workshops, etc.) have been met, a grade of "Pass" will be issued for FSC 8000 (0 credits) and FSC 8005 (0 credits).

This final grade will appear on your transcript for FSC 8000 or FSC 8005.

All questions regarding the 2019 Institute should be directed to Carole Benedict at summerconf@nova.edu  or (954) 262-8525 or 800-986-3223, ext. 28525.

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