Show Your Shark Pride and Make a Difference in the Community

Reconnect with old friends and with your Shark community during NSU’s Homecoming and Alumni Week. Bring your family and friends for in-person festivities and support your alma mater while having some fun. Meet other alumni through in-person and virtual events and make new professional and personal connections.

Explore a Full Week of Activities for Alumni

Bring the whole family to celebrate 2023 Homecoming and Alumni Week! Join us on campus and on social media.

Sallarulo's 5K Race for Champions

When: Saturday, November 4 | 8:00 a.m.
: NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

Get out your running – or walking - shoes and sign up for the 18th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to be held at the Fort Lauderdale Campus on Saturday, November 4. Hundreds of runners and walkers will participate in this 5K race to benefit Special Olympics Florida.

Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and the run starts at 8:00 a.m. along Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. All registered participants will receive a few race shirts, medals, and gift bag. Join the Development and Alumni Team by signing up with the link today. Fins Up!

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NSU Firework Show

When: Sunday, November 5 | 7:30 p.m.
WhereAlvin Sherman Library Quad

Bring the family and experience an amazing night of fireworks!

Shark Tagging Trip (must be 8 years old and up)

When: Monday, November 6 | 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where8000 N Ocean Dr, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Join Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for NSU's Shark tagging trip with NSU Students-Faculty/Staff and Alumni - All participants must be 8 years or older. Children must be present with their legal parent/guardian. This event is free of charge to participants and you must provide your own transportation to the NSU Oceanographic Campus.

Shark Tagging Registration

32nd Annual “Anything that Floats” Raft Race

When: Tuesday, November 7 | 4:00 p.m. 
Where: Golden Circle Lake

Join us as we celebrate NSU's longest standing tradition, the 32nd Annual Raft Race! Cheer on our students as they get creative and compete against each other to determine the best and fastest raft.

"The Journey of a Psychologist: A Shift from deficits to 'Islands of Competence'"

When: Tuesday, November 7 | Alumni & Friends Reception 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Presentation 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
WhereCarl Desantis Building

Join Dean Karen Grosby, Ed.D. and the Faculty for "The Journey of a Psychologist: A Shift from deficits to 'Islands of Competence'" with Robert Brooks, Ph.D. Reconnect with former classmates, faculty, and meet new friends.


Shark Talk: Alumni and Students Speed Networking

When: Thursday, November 9 | 5:30 p.m.
Where: Carl Desantis Building

Join NSU's Alumni Relations, The Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS), The Office of Pre-Health and Pre-Professional Advising, and the Student Alumni Association for a Speed Networking event! Get a chance to mix and mingle with NSU students and help them broaden their knowledge of different career paths and expand their professional network.

Alumni & Students Speed Networking

Halmos Movie Night: The Reel: Hidden Figures

When: Thursday, November 9 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Mailman-Hollywood Auditorium

Join Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for it's Annual Film Series "The Reel presents a free film screening of 'Hidden Figures'" followed by a post-film discussion.

20 Years of Honors Celebration

When: Thursday, November 9
Where: Honors Great Room

Celebrate 20 years of Honors Alumni with the Farquhar Honors College.


DanceWorks Performances

When: Friday, November 10, Saturday, November 11 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: UC Performance Theatre

Join Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for DanceWorks Performances.

Alumni Wine Tasting

When: Friday, November 10 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: Alvin Sherman Library- 40th Anniversary Exhibit

Enjoy an evening of good wine, good bites, good company, and good times with NSU's Athletics Department.

Cost of admission: $25

Military Affairs Veterans Resource Center Family Fun Day

When: Saturday, November 11 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Armed Forces Service Plaza

Join NSU's Military Affairs Veterans Resource Center for a "Family Fun Day Veteran's Day Celebration"! Enjoy a ceremony, live performances, a flyover, vehicle displays, food, beverages, and countless activities.

NSU Athletics Homecoming Game: Women's Basketball

When: Saturday, November 11 | 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rick Case Arena

Cheer on the NSU Women's Basketball team as they take on The University of Montevallo! Don’t forget to wear your NSU gear. Go Sharks!

College of Nursing – Breakfast with the Dean

When: Saturday, November 11 | 9:00 a.m.
Where: Terry Bldg, 5th floor – Chancellor’s Dining Room

Join Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing for Breakfast with the Dean!

Halmos Backyard Beach Bash

When: Saturday, November 11 | 4:00 p.m.
Where: Marine Environmental Education Center 

Join Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for the Backyard Beach Bash at NSU's Marine Environmental Education Center.

9th Annual World Congress on Dance Research

When: Sunday, November 12 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: UC Performance Theatre

Join Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for it's 9th Annual World Congress on Dance Research!

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