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On-campus information sessions

Are you considering applying to the School of Nursing? Join our Admission Advisor for an information session to learn more about the School of Nursing's application process. You will also have the opportunity to take a Student Ambassador-led tour of the school and hear a student’s perspective on attending the VCU School of Nursing.  To register, click on the hyperlink below to access the registration form.


January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

Accelerated B.S. 20th @ 11 AM 24th @ 11 AM 31st @ 11 AM 28th @ 11 AM
Traditional B.S. 20th @ 1 PM 24th @ 1 PM 31st @ 1 PM 28th @ 1 PM

Online chats

Grab a cup of tea and learn more about the School of Nursing from the comfort of your own home! Our Admission Advisor hosts on-line chats for prospective undergraduate and master's students.  Shelly Smith, DNP Program Director, and Jo Lynne Robins, Ph.D. Program Director, host our doctoral chats.  To register, click on the hyperlink below to access the registration form.


January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

April 2017

Accelerated B.S. 4th @ 11 AM  8th @ 11 AM 1st @ 11 AM 5th @ 11 AM
Traditional B.S. 4th @ 3 PM   1st @ 3 PM 5th @ 3 PM
RN-B.S. 25th @ 11 AM 22nd @ 11 AM 29th @ 11 AM 26th @ 11 AM
Master's 25th @ 1 PM 22nd @ 1 PM 29th @ 1 PM 26th @ 1 PM
DNP  13th @ 8:30 AM 2nd @ noon  1st @ 7 PM   
Ph.D.  25th @ noon 15th @ noon  22nd @ noon   

Open House

We invite prospective applicants to meet our faculty and learn more about nursing education with the VCU School of Nursing.

A new open house session will be announced soon!


Visit opportunities for high school students

Spring Break Visit
The School of Nursing will host facility tours Tuesday, April 11 through Thursday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 18 through Friday, April 21. Tours will begin in the lobby of Sadie Heath Cabaniss Hall, located at 1100 E. Leigh Street on the MCV Campus, promptly at 12:15 p.m. and will last 45 minutes. Visitors should allow time to find parking. There are several on-street parking options available (metered and lot), or guests can pay to use the 8th Street Parking Deck or the E and S Patient/Visitor Parking Deck. The School of Nursing does not validate parking; however, guests who have received parking validations from the Welcome Center for the West Broad Street Deck may also use the validation code for the 8th Street Deck.

Contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more details.

Information Sessions
The university offers information sessions for prospective freshmen throughout the year. If you plan to attend a School of Nursing on-campus information session to learn more about applying to the Traditional B.S. track, please plan to attend the university's morning information session. There is not sufficient time between the School of Nursing's information session and university's afternoon information session.

Guaranteed admission is available through the VCU Honors College.

Walk-in hours and tours

Walk-in hours with the Admission Advisor (9-11:30 am) and tours with a Student Ambassador (12:15 pm) are available on the following dates:

  • January 9, 2017
  • January 30, 2017
  • February 13, 2017
  • March 6, 2017
  • March 20, 2017
  • April 10, 2017
  • April 24, 2017

Please register for your tour so we can plan for your arrival.

VCU School of Nursing
Virginia Commonwealth University
VCU School of Nursing | Sadie Heath Cabaniss Hall
Box 980567 | 1100 East Leigh Street | Richmond, Virginia 23298-0567
Phone: (804) 828-0724 | Fax: (804) 828-7743 | Email: vcu_nurse@vcu.edu

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