School of Nursing - CSU, Chico


Information for Students Enrolled in the RN-BSN Program

2014 Cohort - New Student Orientation Schedule

Orientation Date:  August 22, 2014 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)





Nursing Research

Barbara McGlynn

9 am – 12 noon


All sessions will be held in Holt Hall, Room 363 (School of Nursing Media Lab)


Hosted by School of Nursing

12 - 1:00 p.m.
Colusa 100B

Nursing Portfolio II

Janelle Gardner

1 pm - 1:30 pm

Bridge Course

Jan Ellis

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Due to the length of the orientations, Janet Ellis will not have a scheduled Advising Session.  She will be available during lunch if students have questions, or by appointment, either before or after the course orientations.

2014 Cohort Advising Memo - for Fall 2014
2013 Cohort Advising Memo for Summer 2014
2013 Cohort - Final Memo dated August 11, 2014

RN-to-BSN Student Guidelines - The guidelines in this booklet evolved over years of student and faculty participation in the nursing curriculum of California State University, Chico. They were developed to help you understand certain expectations of this nursing curriculum.

Graduates are eligible to order a Nursing Pin - The pins are ordered 2-1/2 months in advance of graduation. If you wish to purchase a nursing pin, please contact Jeannie Howell in the nursing office, If you place your order prior to the deadline date (varies each semester), you will be eligible to receive the group discount. Jeannie will e-mail the order form to you and will provide instructions for ordering. If you missed ordering a nursing pin prior to graduation, you can still order it directly from the manufacturer. E-mail Jeannie Howell for the information.