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Contact AIM-High

Jessica Malave
aimhigh@nova.edu

Announcements

Hotel Discounts

Parents and families are welcome to utilize the NSU hotel discount rates as part of the AIM-High program. Please refer to the NSU Travel Website for reservations.

Students from Other States

Students traveling in from out of the area should plan on flying in and out of Fort Lauderdale. Please refer to the schedule for times and dates. Ideally, Students should arrive between 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2022 and depart on Saturday, July 23, 2022 after 3:00 p.m. Students will be picked up via NSU’s Shark Shuttle in the baggage claim area. NSU staff members will be there to greet incoming students. Please ask students to look for individuals holding the NSU AIM-High signs in the baggage claim area.

CHECK-IN and CHECKOUT PROCEDURES

Day Camp: Drop off and Pick up

  • All students are to be dropped off and picked up at the Health Professions Division/Terry Building. The address is 3200 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33328.
  • Please enter from Nova Southeastern University Drive, there is a Shell Gas station directly across the street from the building.
  • We are asking all students to arrive by 8:00 am.
  • Pick up will be at 5:00 pm daily in the same place.
  • Staff as well as the medical student volunteers will be present to greet the students upon their arrival.
  • You will receive a name card to display in your windshield when picking up your student.
  • Please be sure to have your ID ready as we will only release the students to those who have been listed on their form.
  • To avoid traffic congestion in the areas we ask that you drop off and pick up the student as quickly and safely as possible.
  • Please do not park or linger in the drop off/pick up area we will have staff and volunteers on sight to bring the students in.
  • Please see the attached link to the interactive map Nova Southeastern University Interactive Campus Maps

Residential Camp: Arrival and Check-Out

Arrival Date: Sunday July 17th-Casual Attire

  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | Check-In: Welcome to Nova Southeastern University!
    • Use this time to get settled in and acquainted with the dorm.
    • Location: The Commons
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Introduction and Orientation with parents 
    • Refreshments and Light snacks will be served.
    • Location: Commons 123
  • 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM | Farewell to Parents:
    • Take this time to say goodbye to your parents/guardians
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Welcome Lunch
    • Location: HPD Chancellor’s Dining Room

Departure Date: Saturday July 23, 2022-Business Casual Attire

  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM | Check-out:
    • Take this time to gather your belongings, pack, clear out the rooms, and turn in room keys
    • Location: The Commons
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Start Heading over to DeSantis
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Farewell Brunch:
    • Review the week’s events and enjoy a brunch with faculty from the week, your KPCOM counselors, and parents!
    • Location: DeSantis Atrium

Directions to the Dorm

  • Take I-95 North or South to (coming towards Fort Lauderdale) and connect to I-595 West.
  • Proceed to Exit I-595 to University Drive.
  • Head South on University Drive to SW 36th Street.
  • On 36th Street make a Left heading East
  • Continue East on 36th Street and take the winding road. Follow the AIM-High signs and the dorm will be on your left.

Prescription Medication

Students taking prescription medication must bring their medication in the original prescription container. Medication will be collected upon arrival and disseminated as prescribed.

Attire and What to Wear for Day Camp and Residential Camp

  • All AIM-HIGH participants must adhere to the clothing policies set forth by KPCOM. As many morning and afternoon activities take place in the medical school facilities, appropriate business attire includes pants, capris, collar shirts, polo shirts, dressy t-shirts, skirts, casual dresses, and closed toe shoes. (No jeans or graphic t-shirts should be worn as business attire).
  • While the dress is business casual, we cannot express enough to wear comfortable shoes as the students will be walking daily around campus.
  • Further it is required that students wear closed toe shoes for labs and safety.
  • It’s hot and humid in South Florida and we enforce a strict policy of drinking water and staying hydrated.
  • All campers are required to fill up their water bottles every morning before we leave the dining hall or carry bottled water with them.
  • Students were provided drawstring backpacks and water bottles. They are advised to carry their folders with the schedule and evaluations.

Other things students should bring

  • Umbrella or poncho in case of inclement weather.
  • Sweater/sweatshirt (for the air-conditioned classrooms that may get a little chilly).
  • Spending money is not necessary for the camp, as all meals are covered. However, if students would like to bring money to buy additional snacks, or drinks they are welcomed to.
  • NSU is not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen items. Please do not send valuable items that might be damaged or lost if brought to AIM-HIGH camp (expensive clothing or anything that you or the camper would be upset if it became scratched, stained, battered, broken, lost or unrecognizable).

Residential Camp: Things students should include in their packing

South Florida can get very hot and humid in the summer; please pack accordingly.

  • Umbrella
  • Comforter/Blanket/Sheets/Pillows (Twin Sized)
  • Bath Towels, hand towels, wash cloths
  • Shower shoes (Optional)
  • Hangers (Optional but advised)
  • Sunglasses
  • Any necessary prescription medication
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries (shampoo, hand soap, soap/shower gel, etc.…)
  • Sweater/sweatshirt (for the air-conditioned dorms and classrooms that may get a little chilly)
  • Cell phone chargers/cords
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