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Parents & Families

We See Great Potential

Whether your student has just begun to explore Norfolk State University or you are already an NSU parent, we welcome you to the NSU community. Here is where you'll find the information and resources you need to support your student on the path to self-discovery.

Spartan Parents

Spartan pride runs deep — many generations deep for some families. As an NSU parent, you'll feel the Spartan Bond, because this is your journey, too.


Fall 2020 Reopening Campus Plan

Information regarding the Fall 2020 semester and the 2020-21 Academic Year.

This document provides information about the academic and operational planning for the Fall 2020 semester and the 2020-21 Academic Year. Planning is fluid as new guidance is provided to the University by various entities and agencies including the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Virginia Department of Health, the Center for Disease control, and the Federal Government.

Fall 2020 Reopening Campus Plan [PDF]

The Spartan Bond: Parent-to-Parent

Read the latest Staying Connected Newsletter

On Finding the Right School for Your Student

A lot goes into the college decision. Size, location, costs, and culture are all important. Is NSU the right fit for your student? The best way to find out is to come for a visit.

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