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College of Nursing  > Prospective Student


Information Session Schedule

What is an Information Session?  A one hour information session about our nursing programs prior to the application process.

Who should attend?  All prospective students.  


Please Note the Following:

 

 HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SESSION
Veteran to BS (VCARE)

Upper Division

Second Degree

RN-BSN

Master's Degree

Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA)

> Doctorate of Nursing Practice

> PhD Program in Nursing Science

Have Medic or Corpsmen Training - Service Members/Veterans

Don't have a Bachelors Degree

Have a prior Bachelors Degree in any fieldHave an ASN Degree

Have a BSN, BA or BS Degree

Have a BSNHave a BSN or MSN

If you are a current military service member or veteran interested in receiving your bachelor's degree in nursing, please attend the Veteran to BS (VCARE) information session.  This session covers information specific to the Veteran to BS program (aka VCARE) for service members and veterans with medical training experience as medics or corpsmen.

If you are interested in receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing and you meet the following criteria:

  • don't have a Bachelors degree
  • not a nurse, medic or corpsman

Please attend the information session for the Upper Division Program. The Upper Division Nursing program is meant for students achieving their first bachelors degree and desire a BSN.

If you are interested in receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing and you meet the following criteria:

  • have a bachelor’s degree in another field
  • not a nurse, medic or corpsman

Please attend the information session for the Second Degree Program. The Second Degree Nursing program is meant for students achieving their second bachelors degree and desire a BSN.

If you currently hold a RN license (AS degree) only and are interested in receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing, please attend the RN Information Session. Information on the RN to BS program will be covered in these sessions.If you are interested in receiving your master’s degree in nursing and currently have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or another field, please attend the information session titled Graduate Programs Information Session. This session covers information on all Master’s programs except Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA).If you are interested in information about our Nurse Anesthesia Concentration (aka CRNA), please attend the CRNA Information Session. This session is dedicated to CRNA admission and program information.

If you are interested in receiving a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or a Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD) and currently have your Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in nursing, please attend the Graduate Programs Information Session. During the session we will review admission requirements, application procedures, and program information. There will also be a Q & A session afterwards for more specific questions.

(info) If you're unsure about which session to attend please feel free to contact the College of Nursing, Student Affairs Office at 813-974-2191 prior to arriving.

 

 SELECT A SESSION
 Veteran to BS (VCARE)

For current military service members or veterans with medical training experience as medics or corpsmen who are interested in receiving a bachelor's degree in nursing.

DateTimeRoom
Tuesday, January 102:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Wednesday, February 1
10:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Tuesday, March 14Canceled

Canceled

Friday, April 1411:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Monday, May 83:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Thursday, June 811:00 a.m.*Online Webinar

*Online Webinar: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/8F250CD046BB09322FF4183E66C70044

(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.

 

 Upper Division Information Session

For students who don't have a degree and are not a nurse, medic or corpsman, interested in receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

DateTimeRoom
Tuesday, May 169:00 a.m.MDN 2008
Thursday, May 25
2:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Monday, June 52:00 p.m.

*Online Webinar

Wednesday, June 149:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Friday, July 710:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Tuesday, July 1110:00 a.m.MDN 2008
Thursday, July 272:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Monday, July 312:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Wednesday, August 169:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Friday, September 82:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Tuesday, September 1210:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Thursday, September 212:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Monday, September 259:00 a.m.MDN 2005
Wednesday, October 112:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Tuesday, October 3110:00 a.m.MDN 2008
Thursday, November 162:00 p.m.* Online Webinar
Monday, November 202:00 p.m.MDN 2008

*Online Webinar: click here

Log-in Instructions: click here

Please Note: Allow time to download the free app or program to your computer. (First Session? Complete at least 24 hours prior)


(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.

 

 Second Degree Information Session

For students who have a degree in another field and are not a nurse, medic or corpsman, interested in receiving a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

DateTimeRoom
Thursday, May 182:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Wednesday, May 312:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Tuesday, June 69:00 a.m.

MDN 2008

Friday, June 302:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Monday, July 103:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Thursday, July 2010:00 a.m.MDN 2007
Wednesday, July 2610:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Tuesday, August 83:00 p.m.MDN 2005
Friday, August 189:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Monday, August 212:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Thursday, September 72:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Wednesday, September 209:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Tuesday, October 310:00 a.m.

*Online Webinar

Friday, October 202:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Thursday, November 23:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Wednesday, November 89:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Tuesday, November 212:00 p.m.*Online Webinar

*Online Webinar: click here

Log-in Instructions: click here

Please Note: Allow time to download the free app or program to your computer. (First Session? Complete at least 24 hours prior)


(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.


 RN Information Sessions

For RN's with an associate degree interested in the RN to BS program.

DateTimeRoom

Tuesday, May 2

3:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Thursday, May 1110:00 a.m.

MDN 2002

Monday, May 2210:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Thursday, June 12:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Tuesday, June 279:00 a.m.MDN 2008
Wednesday, July 52:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Monday, July 172:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Thursday, August 39:00 a.m.MDN 2005
Friday, August 112:00 p.m.MDN 2005
Tuesday, August 2210:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Wednesday, August 3010:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Friday, September 153:00 p.m.MDN 2008
Thursday, September 282:00 p.m.*Online Webinar
Friday, October 139:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Tuesday, October 1710:00 a.m.MDN 2008
Wenesday, November 110:00 a.m.MDN 2002
Monday, November 1310:00 a.m.*Online Webinar
Wednesday, November 229:00 a.m.MDN 2002

*Online Webinar: click here

Please Note: Allow time to download the free app or program to your computer. (First Session? Complete at least 24 hours prior)

 

(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.


 Graduate Programs Information Session

For students who are already nurses, have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing (or another field), and are interested in receiving a Master of Science in Nursing (MS), Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or a Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD).

Our previously offered RN-MS bridge program, for students with an Associate's Degree in Nursing, is currently on hold.

DateTimeRoom
Monday, June 122:00 p.m.MDN 2002
Monday, July 102:00 p.m.MDN 2005
Monday, August 142:00 p.m.MDN 2002

Please RSVP for the session you are interested in attending here: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25jA9QbGXARCWdD

Students interested in Graduate programs should refer to the admission requirements for complete details.


(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.


 CRNA Information Session

For students who have a bachelor’s degree in nursing and are interested in the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist program.

Online Information Sessions: Coming Soon! We welcome you to attend the Graduate Information Session (listed above) to learn more about the Graduate Application Process. Please be sure to RSVP above!

Students interested in the CRNA program please refer to the website for admissions criteria and application information.


(info) Don't see a date or time that works with your schedule, more dates will be scheduled throughout the year.


 PRIOR TO ARRIVING (Important Information)
Time Allotment:Allow 20-30 minutes to find a parking space and walk to the College of Nursing building.
Parking Pass Required:You must obtain a Visitor/Daily Permit to park. The Parking Services website has a variety of options available, click here to purchase online and see other available options.
Where To Park:Park in any visitor parking lot close to the College of Nursing building.  There is a Self-Pay hourly parking lot adjacent to parking Lot 33, see the section highlighted in yellow and marked by a purple asterisk on the USF Visitor Map.
MDN Building Location:Click here for maps and directions to the College Of Nursing. 
Finding The Room Location:Look for the posted arrow signs to the room location or see the touch screen kiosks located at two of our main entrances. See also our building maps for the first floor and second floor to assist you to find the room location.
Arrive On Time:Sessions do not require an appointment, but do begin promptly at the posted time.
 WALK-IN ADVISING (NEW!)

Walk-in Advising for Undergraduates Only

Our Undergraduate Admissions Advisor is now available to help students with questions regarding the admissions and application process via walk-in appointments.  

Note: Appointments will not include course advising, please schedule an appointment with your major Academic Advisor for help planning courses for future semesters at USF.

Appointment Info:
  • First-Come First-Served
  • 20 Minutes Per Appointment
  • Review the Website First
Dates Available:
MayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
Wednesday, May 10Wednesday, June 7Thursday, July 6Tuesday, August 1Wednesday, September 6Monday, October 2Friday, November 3
Wednesday, May 17Wednesday, June 28Wednesday, July 12Wednesday, August 9Thursday, September 14Tuesday, October 10Thursday, November 9
Wednesday, May 24 Wednesday, July 19Monday, August 14Friday, September 22 Tuesday, November 14
Tuesday, May 30 Monday, July 24Wednesday, August 23Friday, September 29  
   Thursday, August 31   

Note: dates are subject to change.

Times Available:
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • 1 - 4 p.m.

Note: arrive early to ensure that you will be seen.

Location:College of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs, MDA 1002, in *The WELL
Parking:See "PRIOR TO ARRIVING" for more information
Contact Us:At (813) 974-2191 for directional assistance

 

(info)  If you would like more information in addition to your appointment, please see our Information Session Schedule for your program of interest.


 

 

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