To schedule an academic advisement appointment for Spring/Summer 2013 please visit the Division of Health Sciences Student web site and click on Schedule my Academic Appointment.
The top 75 students who are selected for an admissions interview (refer to OSN admissions criteria for more information) will be assigned a date and time for their interview.
The dates and times for these interviews are as outlined below:
These are the only available dates for the interview process. If you plan to apply to the OSN-BSN program please leave these dates available for your possible interview. Interview dates are not negotiable or able to be rescheduled.
The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Admissions and the Division of Health Sciences Student Center at the University of Nevada, Reno coordinates the processing of applications for admission to the Orvis School of Nursing. The Orvis School of Nursing coordinates the admissions process once a student has been verified for application to the nursing major. This process includes evaluating applications to the nursing major and all activities related to the admissions process.
The Orvis School of Nursing encourages applicants of both genders and from all socioeconomic, racial, age groups, religious, and educational backgrounds.
Admitting criteria is subject to change. It is the applicant's responsibility to review the criteria on a regular basis.
Potential applicants for the nursing program are strongly encouraged to speak to their academic advisor to discuss the application and admissions process.
The following information is provided to assist students in the application process. The criteria below are effective March 19, 2012:
Applicants to the nursing major must be officially admitted to the University of Nevada, Reno as a pre-nursing major for the current semester i.e. Spring 2013 Application period (for Fall 2013). Students who are not currently enrolled will need to reapply. Application fee may apply. Students who apply to the University of Nevada, Reno must submit official transcripts. Transcripts from ALL previous schools or institutions must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. Applications to the University and transcript evaluations cannot be rushed to meet the nursing application deadline. Please plan ahead.
Applicants are initially evaluated on the basis of academic performance. Academic performance is based on the calculated grade point average of selected prerequisite courses (see BSN Pre-Requisite Summary-DOC). Effective March 19, 2012: Grades from repeated Nursing GPA prerequisite courses will be averaged as outlined below. The averaged grade will be used in the Nursing GPA calculation.