Nursing 101 advising workshops

Who should attend a NURS 101 advising workshop?

  • Mandatory for all current students who want to declare Pre-Nursing
  • Mandatory for all new transfer students; must be accepted to the University of Nevada, Reno prior to meeting with academic advisor
  • Prospective transfer students; will not meet with academic advisor after session
  • Prospective NSHE transfer students; bring unofficial NSHE transcripts to meet with an advisor

Who should not attend a NURS 101 advising workshop?

  • Incoming freshmen; must attend summer orientation
  • Prospective freshmen; attend a Nevada Bound event
  • Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree; please contact Bayley Heintz at bheintz@unr.edu

What does the NURS 101 advising workshop cover?

  1. Nursing pre-requisite coursework required for admissions for the Orvis School of Nursing BSN Program
  2. Pre-nursing academic policies
  3. Eligibility to apply to the Orvis School of Nursing BSN Program
  4. Admission process and criteria for the BSN Program
  5. Learning how to be a competitive applicant
  6. Attendees will meet with an academic advisor after session (for current or accepted University of Nevada, Reno students only)

What to expect

The NURS 101 advising workshop is mandatory! Workshop must be completed to receive academic advisement. Sessions are held weekly in Orvis Building room 107. Prospective transfer students attending the two hour NURS 101 advising workshop are welcome to attend the informational portion only (first hour). Only current University students or admitted transfer students will meet individually with an academic advisor during the second hour of the session. The one hour NURS 101 advising workshop for prospective transfer students does not include individual advising. All transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Records for evaluation.

Upcoming NURS 101 advising workshops (for current students and accepted new transfer students)

*Please note that Zoom sessions are for new transfer students who live outside of the Reno area.

NURS 101 advising workshops dates and times
Date Time Registration Format
Thursday, December 15 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Open In-person
Monday, December 19 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Open In-person
Wednesday, December 28 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Open Zoom*
Tuesday, January 5 12-2 p.m. Open Zoom*
Monday, January 9 1-3 p.m. Open In-person
Tuesday, January 17 2-4 p.m. Open In-person
Thursday, January 26 1-3 p.m. Open In-person
Monday, January 30 12-2 p.m. Open Zoom*

Open upcoming NURS 101 advising workshops for prospective transfer students

These workshops are only for students who have not yet applied to the University of Nevada, Reno.

Prospective transfer student NURS 101 advising workshops dates and times
Date Time Registration Format
Friday, December 9 12-1 p.m. Open Zoom
Thursday, January 12 12-1 p.m. Open Zoom
Monday, February 13 12-1 p.m. Open Zoom

RSVP to attend a NURS 101 advising workshop

Email us at SPHadvising@unr.edu and include the following information:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Session date/time
  • List of all colleges/universities you have attended
  • NSHE ID number (if applicable)

You must RSVP at least two business days prior to your workshop.