Communications and Marketing

Dissemination of Information

Please be reminded that mass dissemination of information—on and off campus—is subject to the University’s Dissemination of Public Information policy.

50-01: Dissemination of Public Information

Policy Statement
The Office of Communications and Marketing has been designated by the President as the primary contact for news media issues and for coordination of dissemination of information to the public. This office is also responsible for ensuring University-wide compliance with this policy.

All due diligence must be taken to ensure that information originating from the University is accurate, complete, reflects the official position of the Norfolk State University organization and is released to the media and target publics in a timely manner.

See the full policy here

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Women’s Initiative Hosts Conference

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Norfolk State University’s Women’s Initiative will be holding their first event of the semester this Sunday, January 21, 2018. A Seat at The Table: Empowering The Woman Within, is a one-day woman’s conference designed to help develop a strong community of scholars, leaders, and professionals. This event will be held in the Student Center from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and will conclude with dinner in the Scott Dozier Ballroom on the second floor. Please RSVP using the link below, we hope to see you there.

Please contact Shareen Nicholson at or Dr. Fitzgerald at for further informationThey can also be reached at (757)-823-8407.

We hope to see you there; we’ve saved you a seat.

Posted by: Housing & Residence Life
Due to Inclement Weather

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Due to Inclement Weather

Scott/Dozier Dining Hall


Wednesday, January 17th, 2018




4:30pm- 6:30pm

Be Safe!

Thompson Hospitality

Posted by: NSU Dining Services
Summer Job: Residential Counselor Position

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Residential Counselor

Would you like to work with freshmen students this summer?  If you are outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic, and academically successful, then you are the one we are looking for to fill the position as Residential Counselor.  The position is open to all upperclassmen who qualify with the requirements found on our website:


  • Must be a full-time, undergraduate student at NSU (Sophomore with at least 45 credit hours, Junior or Senior)
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 2.75
  • Must have previously resided in the University Housing for at least one full year
  • Must not hold any other employment off campus while serving in this position
  • Must stay on campus during work hours
  • Must have no Disciplinary Hold record
  • Must be able to attend all evening and extra-curricular activities for the duration of the Summer Bridge Program
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills


The Residential Counselor should have thorough knowledge of university resources, student support services, and university housing rules and procedures.  Successful applicants will have to participate in staff development and training sessions.

Visit our office in the Nursing and General Education Bldg., Suite 100 to pick up an application or download it from:    A completed application packet must include the Residential Counselor application and two referral letters from any faculty and/or staff member at NSU.  

Please contact Mrs. Heard at 823-2938 or email for more information.

Posted by: Dr. Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center
Blood Drive Tomorrow!

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Office of Student Activities & Leadership will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in the Student Center, Room 138C from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come out to support! All Blood Types Needed! 

Posted by: Student Activities & Leadership
Food for Thought Thursdays

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Are you interested in distinguishing yourself from your peers?  Would you like to engage in thought provoking conversations about how to maximize your college experience?  If you are, join the Meta-Major Learning Communities for #FoodforThoughtThursdays! Each session will dive into topics that will encourage you to make the best of your academic experience while on campus.  This event is open to all freshman and sophomore students. 

When: Every Thursday
Location: G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall, Room 143
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Posted by: Office of Academic Engagement
Making the most of your Learn upgrade: Top features you can use now!

Thursday, January 11, 2018


Are you new to Learn? Do you want to enhance your Learn skillset? If you answered "yes" to any of these, then this webinar is for you! Join this informative Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series Webinar scheduled for January 25 at 3 p.m., EST.  The webinar will cover:

  • Improvements to the grading experience
  • GradeCenter enhancements
  • New functionality for mobile devices
  • Plus more! 

You can participate from your desktop, laptop, or your mobile device!  Click here to register. now. If you have any questions, please email Shelley Scott-Johson, Assistant Director of Programs, at

Posted by: Office of Extended Learning/NSU Online
Spring 2018 Important Dates and Deadlines

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Spring 2018 semester has begun.  Here are a few important dates and deadlines to remember:

Friday, January 12          Spring 2018 (17/2) Mini Term (17/2A) and Mini Term (17/2C),
                                     Last Day for Late Registration/Adding Classes/Declaring Audit

Friday, January 12          Spring 2018 (17/2), Mini Term (17/2A) and Mini Term (17/2C),                                         Deadline to Drop a Course and receive 100% Refund

Monday, January 15        Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – No School 

Friday, January 19           Payment Deadline for Spring 2018 semester

Friday, January 26           Deadline to Apply for May 2018 Graduation 

Posted by: Office of the Registrar
Last Day for Adding Classes for the Spring 2018 Semester

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Just a friendly reminder:

Friday, January 12, is the Last day for Late Registration/Adding Classes/Declaring Audit for Spring 2018 (17/2), Mini Term (17/2A) and Mini Term (17/2C). 

Registration and Advising is being held in the Student Center Rooms 138A, 138B, 138C and 149 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Posted by: Office of the Registrar