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School of Nursing

Pre-Nursing Advising

Contact Information

Julie Garnett
Trinity 120
530-898-3054 
prenursadvisor@csuchico.edu

Office Hours

Beginning August 24 through December 4

Monday - Friday
Individual via Zoom by appointment, must first attend a group pre-nursing advising session


Program Info and Statistics

Before contacting the pre-nursing advisor, please review our Program Information and Statistics list items.


Types of Advising

Academic and Program Advising

The pre-nursing advisor offers individual and Group Advising Sessions for Freshman and Continuing Students, as well as Transfer Students. 

Peer Navigators

We encourage prospective students to visit a Peer Navigator in the gallery in Trinity Hall. Peer Navigators are current nursing students in the Chico State Nursing Club(opens in new window) who volunteer to answer questions about the nursing program and the application process. They are available on a drop-in basis. 

Nursing Club Peer Navigator Schedule(opens in new window)


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  • New and Continuing Chico State Students

    Due to the vast number of pre-nursing students, individual advising sessions are limited.

    All students considering applying to the CSU, Chico nursing program should review the program info and statistics links above, and attend a Group Advising Session, schedule below. 

    Time is allotted during scheduled advising sessions to answer individual questions. You do not need to pre-register for on-campus sessions.

  • Transfer Students

    Virtual Advising Sessions for Transfers are scheduled for transfer students not currently attending CSU Chico.

    Sign Up For Virtual Advising

    To sign up, email  prenursadvisor@csuchico.edu and indicate college attending and preferred session date. Spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. You will be emailed an invitation and instructions on how to access the session using your computer or cellular device.

    All students considering applying to the CSU, Chico nursing program should review the program info and statistics links above.

    The Virtual Advising Schedule is listed below. 

  • High School Seniors

    Would you like to speak with the Pre-Nursing advisor? Please refer to the Zoom meeting schedule below to participate in an advising session.


Group Zoom Advising Sessions for currently enrolled students*

Pre-Nursing Advising Sessions - Fall 2020
DateTime
Weekly August 24th- December 4th, 2020TBA

From your CSU, Chico student email account, email prenursadvisor@csuchico.edu(opens in new window). In the subject line indicate “Group Pre-Nursing Advising-Current Student.” In the body of the email provide the information outlined below. You will receive an invitation for a group meeting time that best matches your request.

  • Your first, last name
  • CSUC Student ID no.
  • Class level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)
  • Preferred day(s) of the week to meet
  • Preferred time(s)  of the day to meet

Group Zoom Advising Sessions online sessions for potential transfer students*

Virtual Advising Sessions for Transfers - Fall 2020
DateTime

Every other Wednesday, beginning August 12th

Wednesday, August 12

Wednesday, August 26

Wednesday, September 9

Wednesday, September 23

Wednesday, October 7

Wednesday, October 21

Wednesday, November 4

Wednesday, November 18

Wednesday, December 2

5-6:15 pm

 

How to Sign Up

* Email prenursadvisor@csuchico.edu(opens in new window) In the subject line indicate “Group Pre-Nursing Advising-Transfer Student.” In the body of the email provide the information outlined below. You will receive an invitation for a group meeting that best matches your request.

  • Your first, last name
  • Desired session date
  • College currently attending or last attended
  • If you already have a bachelor’s degree in another major; indicate major
  • Which semester planning to apply to nursing program.

NOTE: If you are an LVN,  advanced placement is possible once admitted to the basic BSN program (see “Basic Program Information and Stats” link).  If you are transferring from an Associate Degree Nursing program and preparing to take your registered nurse licensing exam, please return to the School of Nursing homepage and visit the link for the RN-BSN program information.

You will be invited to either a group or individual virtual meeting session, and given access instructions using your computer or cellular device.  


Group Zoom Advising Sessions for potential incoming freshman students* 

Virtual Advising Sessions for potential, incoming freshmen - Fall 2021
DateTime

First Friday of the month beginning September 4th

Friday, September 4

Friday, October 2

Friday, November 6

Friday, December 4

4-5:15 pm

* Email prenursadvisor@csuchico.edu(opens in new window).  In the subject line indicate “First Fridays For Incoming Freshmen.” In the body of the email provide the information outlined below. You will receive an invitation for your requested date.

  • Student’s first, last name
  • Desired session date
  • High school currently attending or last attended
  • City/County in which high school is located