LIVING AND HOUSING
- The University does not offer on-campus housing. The city of Sunnyvale and the neighboring communities of Santa Clara, Cupertino and Mountain View have extensive rental apartments and housing in all price ranges. The University is also within commuting distance from a number of other residential communities including Los Altos, Saratoga, Campbell, San Jose, Milpitas and Fremont.
- The University bears no responsibility in finding or assisting students in finding housing. The University does, however, have a bulletin board for student use to communicate opportunities for shared housing or for other community and professional listings. The Admissions Officer is available to make suggestions and help with resources to find housing, but it is the responsibility of the student to find acceptable housing within their own circumstances and needs.
The Dean of Academic Affairs and other designated administrative officers provide academic Counselor at least once each trimester during registration periods for academic advising and determination of Satisfactory Academic Progress. Faculty members and senior students are also available to help student with academic problems.
Students are welcome to use the student lounge during class breaks and between classes. The student lounge may be used for social interactions, eating , resting, or studying. The kitchen is equipped with wireless Internet access, a refrigerator, a microwave oven, and a washbasin to facilitate preparation of meals.
On-campus and inter-campus communications, including the posting of important dates, official announcements, Acupuncture State Board and other professional organizations news releases, the scheduling of academic activities, student council meeting times and locations are disseminated through the University Newsletters and in some cases directly by the administrative staff. There are several bulletin boards located throughout the campus where students will find the University Newsletters.
ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY
The University enrolls students in two (2) language programs (English and Chinese). Students from each language program come together during a trimester event called “Student Day”. This gathering, with lunch hosted by the Associated Student Body and the University, is well attended by students from both language programs. Announcements, recent news and academic achievement awards are provided to attendees during this event.
Any of the classrooms may be used as study areas when classes are not in session. The student lounge and library may also be used for study groups.
COMPUTERS LAB & INTERNET
NSU provides Computer lab and Internet wireless access to enrolled students. The equipments are for students/staff/faculty use only. Proper maintenance is expected. NSU reserves the rights to refuse to provide computer/internet access to anyone deemed unprofessional or with improper conduct.
- NSU has a network with many LAc.’s, healthcare practitioners in the Area. Any job vacancies will be posted on website. In the future, NSU will establish a clinic of TCM specialists, excellent graduated students may be selected to work there. Some of the hospitals, like Kaiser Permanent, they hire acupuncturists. Nine Star University of Health Sciences does not guarantee any job placement.
- Techniques (ability to make diagnosis and healing effects) will determine your future’s career in the job competition, NSU provides you the best condition (teaching) to acquaint.
Discounts are offered by the NSU to benefit Student in need to improve health or get acupuncture and herbal treatments at the teaching Clinic.
Future NSU graduates are important to the continued growth and development of the university. Alumni and university interactions enlighten the sharing of experiences between the currently enrolled students and alumni members. Alumni support the University by contributing suggestions for the comprehensive examinations, by participating in University events, by tutoring students for the California acupuncture licensing exam and other licensing examinations, and by serving as mentors to new students and recent graduates. Alumni also receive discounts for Continuing Education Units (CEU) offered at the Nine Star University of Health Sciences.
NSU makes every attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). The University Teaching Clinic is wheelchair accessible, but not all the classrooms do. Physically challenged students and patients may contact the Administration Office for assistance.