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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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Office of Graduate Studies closed for professional development

Friday, July 16, 2021

The Office of Graduate Studies will be closed for professional development training July 19 - 21, 2021. It will reopen on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 8 am.

Posted by: Office of Graduate Studies
New/Improved Features of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Workshops

Friday, June 25, 2021

The Office of Extended Learning will present workshops on four new/improved features of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra:


Gallery View

White Board

Collaboration on Mobile Devices

Pin Videos to the Top


The workshops will be presented on Thursday, July 1st, 15th, and 29th at 2:30 pm.


Click this link to join the workshop -

Posted by: Office of Extended Learning
Financial Aid Office Internal Training

Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Financial Aid Office will be working virtually on Friday, June 11, 2021 due to internal training.  The office will resume normal face to face hours on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 8am. 

Posted by: Financial Aid Office

Monday, April 26, 2021

  •  Student Support Services/TRIO – Tutor/Peer Mentor Positions available for       Academic Year 2021-2022
  •  Juniors/Seniors preferred - GPA 3.00 or above
  •  Please apply immediately
  •  Student Support Services Office
  •  Bowser Bldg., Room 112
  •  Phone No: 757-823-8677

  See: Ms. Sylvia A. Sutton, Tutor Coordinator


Posted by: Student Support Services
April 2021 Important Dates and Deadlines

Monday, April 12, 2021

Friday, April 16th

Deadline to Drop a Course for Spring 2021 Semester

Friday, April 16th       

Last day to submit a May 2021 Graduation Application, if planning to participate in Commencement

Posted by: Office of the Registrar
William Carroll Writers' Festival is Almost Here!

Saturday, April 03, 2021

William Carroll Writers’ Festival 

Hosted by Norfolk State University Dept. of English and Foreign Languages


Event will be held virtually:

Day Sessions:


Evening Sessions:


Admission is free and open to the public.


The festival’s namesake, Dr. William Carroll, was an NSU alumnus and a member of the English faculty for decades. He was a foundation of local creative writing, publishing numerous poems and presenting many papers on literature. In his name, the English department holds a writing festival for the school and the community that features BIPOC writers, especially those local or connected to the Hampton Roads area. 


This year’s event schedule:


April 6





Opening reader: Randolph Walker (Hampton U)


April 7


Entering the Conversation: Crafting Research and Writing for Higher Education with guests Adrienne Washington, AD Carson, and Darlene Scott



A Writer’s Journey Discussion with guests Peachanda DuBose and Naima Tokunow


April 8


NSU STUDENT READING featuring Writing Contest Prize Winners



Ben Naka-Hasebe Kingsley (ODU) 



Dr. Jocelyn Heath

(757) 823-2827

Posted by: English and Foreign Languages
LAST DAY! Student Writing Contest with Cash Prizes

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Got poems, short stories, creative essays, or academic papers you're proud of? Submit them to the Student Writing Contest helpd by the William Carroll Writers' Festival and the Department of English and Foreign Languages. There are cash prizes as well as the opportunity to share your work as a featured reader during the William Carroll Writers' Festival in April!
Entries should be submitted electronically at the following link: 

Posted by: English and Foreign Languages
Writing Contest for Students

Monday, March 29, 2021

Got poems, short stories, creative essays, or academic papers you're really proud of? Enter them in the student writing contest held by ENFL.

There are cash prizes as well as the opportunity to share your work as a featured reader during the William Carroll Writers' Festival in April!

The submission form is at the link below.


?We hope you'll also attend the festival events on April 6-8! 

Posted by: English and Foreign Languages