Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at NSU about voter empowerment and engagement.

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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NSU Transfer Thursdays

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Transfer Thursdays provide transfer students with the opportunity to learn more about Norfolk State University directly from faculty and currently enrolled students. The program includes on-site admissions, financial aid information, and an opportunity to discuss program requirements.

Fall 2017 Transfer Thursday Dates

  • October 5, 2017
  • November 2, 2017
  • December 7, 2017
Sessions are only held the first Thursday of each month from 5 p.m. -- 6 p.m. in the Student Services Building Room 205. For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions (757) 451-7745 or email 

Posted by: Communications & Marketing

Monday, September 18, 2017

Come joing us Tuesday, September 19th as we have guest speaker Rev. Jesse Jackson speak on voter empowerment and the importance of being politicaly engaged. The event will start at 7 PM and be located in NGE Building Rm 205. #YourVoiceMatters!

Posted by: NSU NAACP Chapter and Young Democrats Club

Monday, September 18, 2017

It’s that time of the year again, the Norfolk State University Homecoming Committee is requesting drivers for the 2017 Homecoming Parade. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance to operate all vehicles in the parade.

To register as a parade driver, please bring your driver’s license and proof of insurance to the Office of Student Activities (Student Center, Room 332) and meet with Barbara Johnson. For more information about parade participation, please call Barbara at (757) 823-8618 or email  

Posted by: 2017 Homecoming Committee
Announcement: Hiring Peer Tutors

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Dr. Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center (PLSSSC) is recruiting students to serve as peer tutors. Note: All PLSSSC peer tutoring positions are part-time employment.

Essential Duties


  • Meet with students one-on-one and in small group sessions to assist with academic studies
  • Share study strategies and tips to facilitate academic skill development
  • Provide a supportive, encouraging, safe environment conducive to learning
  • Schedule tutoring sessions and conduct each session on time and in an appropriate manner
  • Provide services that are consistent with a commitment to professionalism and confidentiality
  • Maintain contact documentation as required for program records
  • Complete and submit tutor contact logs and timesheets accurately and promptly
  • Participate in required tutor training sessions
  • Perform other duties as needed



Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher in courses on the subject area for which they want to tutor, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, excellent customer service skills, a professional work ethic, and a strong dedication to serving others. Students must also receive a letter of recommendation from a faculty member who teaches in the subject area for which they want to tutor.

How to Apply

Send an email indicating your interest in this position to Dr. Ethel Edwards at She will send interested students the application and reference forms.


All applications (including the application form, two letters of recommendation and your resume) must be submitted to Dr. Ethel Edwards by 5:00 p.m. on September 25, 2017, by email or at the front desk of the Student Success Center (NGE 100).

Selection Process 

A committee of Professional Tutors and Advisors will review applications and recommend candidates who will be invited to complete a formal interview. The selection committee will recommend tutors to the Director of the Student Success Center who will make the final selections.

For more information about this opportunity, contact Dr. Ethel Edwards at 757-785-3827 or

Posted by: Dr. Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center
Optional Life Insurance

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Optional Life Insurance premium increases effective with check date 09/15/2017

Employees who elected Optional Life Insurance may see an increase in their premiums effective 09/01/2017. 

Please view your pay statement on Payline at: for premium amount withheld.


Posted by: Payroll
OSP Conducting PIVOT Training on September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

PIVOT Training
Learn how to more accurately search and match funding opportunities that best align with your discipline and/or field of research.

Locating and securing research funding is becoming increasingly competitive, as funding opportunities are limited and the number of researchers vying for those dollars continues to grow.  Gain a competitive edge when identifying funding opportunities with ProQuest Pivot.

OSP will be conducting Pivot training for faculty, staff, and researchers and will be limited to one hour maximum, as shown below.

Date:        09/28/17
Times:      10:00 am – 11:00 am
                 1:00 pm –   2:00 pm

Location:  VCC, MCAR, 4th Floor

Class size is limited, so please register right away, but no later than noon Tuesday, September 27, 2017.

Send your RSVP to

Posted by: Office of Sponsored Programs

Thursday, September 14, 2017


Sept. 18-"Apocalypse Now" MAD 156
Sept. 25-"The Day After" MAD 156
Oct. 2-"1984" MAD 156
Oct. 16-"When the Levees Broke" SC 149
Oct. 23-"An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" MAD 156  

All films will be shown and discussed at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Room 149 or Madison Hall Room 156, as indicated. Films are free and open to the public.

Posted by: RC Nusbaum Honors College
Procurement Training Thursdays

Thursday, September 14, 2017

You are cordially invited to: P.T.T.
Procurement Training Thursdays

See below for topics, times and locations.

DATE     TIME FRAME          CLASS                                   Location
21-Sep   09:00A-10:30A    eVA Basics for Beginners       1040-LBB          
21-Sep   10:30A-12:30P    eVA Refresher                       1040-LBB
21-Sep   02:00P-03:30P    Traveling Happily Ever After    1040-LBB  

19-Oct    09:00A-10:30A     eVA Basics for Beginners       1040-LBB          
19-Oct    10:30A-12:30P     eVA Refresher                       1040-LBB
19-Oct     02:00P-03:30P    Traveling Happily Ever After    1040-LBB  

Seating is limited, reserve your seat today by emailing Dyanna McMullen at

Posted by: Procurement Services