Welcome to Nova Southeastern University's Orlando Physician Assistant Program and your first step toward a rewarding and challenging new career as a health care professional.
The Academic Year will begin on May 25, 2017, with an Orientation. Classes start on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. There will be an Opening Ceremony on Friday, May 26 at 12:00 p.m. to welcome you to the PA program. Family members are welcome at the ceremony, which will be followed by a reception.
We are looking forward to seeing you on May 25. The faculty and staff are committed to providing you with the finest education as well as the best learning opportunities possible. Our goal is to make your experience at Nova Southeastern the best available in the nation.
Please continue to check back to this website as all orientation updates will be complete by end of March.
Again, congratulations on your selection, and we look forward to seeing you. If I can be of any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Lorilee H. Butler, DHSc, PA-C
Program Director/Department Chair
Orlando Physician Assistant Program
4850 Millenia Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32839
Students in the Physician Assistant Program will be required to have their own diagnostic equipment in order to perform physical examinations. The PA Diagnostic Equipment List will let you know what you need.
The NSU SharkCard is the official Nova Southeastern University identification card. All students, faculty, and staff are required to carry the NSU Card for identification purposes. In addition, the card can be used as a library card and for building access. Instructions for completing and obtaining the SharkCard can be found on the main orientation website. Please go to the main orientation website, scroll to NSU SharkCard, and choose Procedures for Distance Students and Educational Centers.
Parking Permit Application
All students at the NSU Orlando campus are required to obtain a parking permit. Please go to the main website, scroll down to Parking Permit Application, and click on NSU Public Safety website. Follow the directions. If you have multiple vehicles that you may drive to the school, you will want to complete a section for each one.
All books on the booklist can be found on the NSU Bookstore. Any questions regarding the ordering process can be directed to the NSU Bookstore, (954) 262-4750. Visit the NSU Bookstore.