Office of 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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Yearbook Staff Applications

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Calling all Spartans! The Spartan Reflections Yearbook Staff wants YOU! Students interested in gaining experience and working on a student publication are encouraged to submit a Spartan Reflection Yearbook Application.  Applications can be obtained from the advisor, Miss Zia Felder at Applications should be submitted via email attachment or in person to the Office of Student Activities on the third floor of the Student Center. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with review beginning on August 1.

Posted by: Student Activities
Blackboard Upgrade

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Blackboard will be down on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 a.m. EDT for upgrade to Bb Learn 9.1 October 2014 release. The upgrade should be completed on or before 6:30 p.m. EDT the same day. Please plan to work around this as the Blackboard platform will be unavailable during this time.

Click on the link below for enhancements coming after the upgrade:


Posted by: School of Extended Learning
Cheer Tryouts

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

NSU Cheer Squad Tryouts

The Office of Student Activities will host the Spirit Squad Tryouts on July 16-17, 2015, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Gill Gymnasium.  Tryouts will be open to NSU students enrolled or currently accepted to NSU. Students will be required to have a physical prior to trying out completed by the Spartan Health Center and provide a copy of their fall 2015 class schedule.
If you have questions, please email Coach Kelli H. Marin at .

Posted by: Student Activities
Fall 2015 Student Organization Registration Forms

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

 Student Organization Advisors:


The Student Organization Registration form has been sent to your email for Fall 2015. You may now register your organization for the Fall semester by completing the attached form and emailing it to Please be reminded that registration forms will only be accepted from the organization’s  Campus Advisor, not from students.


Fall 2015 registration is valid from August  17 – December 31, 2015. Should you wish to begin submitting GARFs for next semester, a fall registration form must be submitted first. Student organizations are required to register each fall and spring semester in order to be recognized as a recognized student organizations.



Posted by: Student Activities
Summer EWC Writing Workshop!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Do you plan on taking the EWC/ENG 299 this summer? 

Do not worry, Summer 2015 EWC Writing Workshop dates and times are now available! 

EWC Writing Workshop Tuesday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 1 in NGE#116 from 10 a.m.- Noon. 

Remember: All students are welcome and we strongly encourage you to participate in the workshops before taking the EWC/ENG 299!!

Please contact Danielle Flipping @757-823-2122 or for more information.

Posted by: Spartan Success Center
S.P.A.R.C. Summer Bridge Program

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Get ready to welcome Spartans Preparing for Academic Rigor (S.P.A.R.C.) onto campus for the summer bridge program sponsored by the Spartan Success Center.  The program dates are June 22 – July 17.  More than 70 brand new Spartans are excited and ready to begin preparing for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Please contact the Spartan Success Center located in the Nursing and General Education Building, Suite 100, 823-8507, if you have questions.

Posted by: Spartan Success Center
New Student Orientation is Here

Friday, June 19, 2015

Please greet our new Spartans on campus during the upcoming New Student Orientation sessions.  Dates are as follows:

Monday, June 22
College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Tuesday, June 23
College of Liberal Arts
School of Education

Wednesday, June 24
School of Business

Thursday, June 25
School of Social Work

All sessions in June will be held in the Student Center, room 149. 

Posted by: New Student Orientation
Free Community Health Fair, Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Free Community Health Fair to be held at the Norfolk State University Virginia Beach Higher Education Center (Continuing Education Department).  This event is Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Some participants include:  Norfolk State University Nurses, blood Pressure checks, cholesterol chaecks, confidential AIDS testing, chiropractic exams, WIC, American Cancer Association, Catapult Parent Education, LifeNet, Norfolk Medical Reserve Corps, Project Choice, Patient Advocate, Poverty Law Center/Affordable Care Act, Second Chances Comprehensive Services, Sentara Health Care Nurses, T.O.P.S. Urban League of Hampton Roads, Vascuitlis Foundation, VB Rescue Squad Foundation.  Door prizes, refreshments and fun for the entire family. We're located at 1881 University Drive, across from Sentara Princess Anne Hospital.  For more information call 757-368-4150.

Posted by: Norfolk State University Continuing Education Department