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BSN Program Information Sessions and Tours

We are offering 13 BSN Information Sessions and Tours during the
2015-'16 academic year. They are primarily intended for high school juniors and seniors interested in a pre-nursing major, and current college students, including transfer students, who wish to change their majors to pre-nursing.

Sessions are held during the academic year so prospective students can see what it's like to be on campus when the majority of students are here.

No reservation is needed. Simply come to room 315 in the College of Nursing Building on one of the tour dates below. Each session begins promptly at 1 p.m. Eastern Time and lasts 60-90 minutes.

An information packet is reviewed, followed by a tour of the nursing labs and clinical simulation rooms. Nursing student ambassadors are available to answer "what it's really like" to be in a challenging nursing program.

No weekend or individual sessions are available, nor are sessions held during UK breaks (except  Aug. 7 and March 14).

To protect the teaching and learning environment for students and faculty, visitors are not allowed in nursing classes nor in clinical settings.

 

 

Fall 2015 semester

Tours are held on these dates only:

Fri., Aug. 7
Mon., Sept. 14
Fri., Oct. 2
Mon., Oct. 12 (Columbus Day) 
Mon., Nov. 2
Fri., Nov. 20

Spring 2016 semester

Tours are held on these dates only:

Fri., Feb. 5
Mon., Feb. 15 (President's Day)
Fri., March 4
Mon., March 14 (UK's Spring Break)
Fri., March 25 (Good Friday)
Mon., April 11
Fri., April 22 

 

Directions and Parking

If you are using the UK Campus Map, the College of Nursing is listed as Building 232 – Nursing Learning Center. Student Services is located in 315 College of Nursing Bldg., Rose Street, Lexington, Ky.  

Parking
Go to Parking Structure #3 (Kentucky Clinic parking garage), located off Huguelet Ave. between Rose St. and S. Limestone St. http://www.uky.edu/Parking/parking-structure-3.html. Bring in your white ticket stub to have it validated.

Finding Us

  • From the parking structure, enter the Kentucky Clinic on the third floor and down a long hall until you come to an “intersection” with an information desk on the left. 
  • Take a left, walk a short distance and you’ll see a set of brown and glass double doors on the left that say “College of Nursing.”
  • Go through those doors and walk to the end of the hallway. The main entrance to the college administrative suite is through the glass doors on the left.
  • Tell the receptionist you are here for the BSN Information Session and Tour.   
Walking to the College of Nursing? 
Enter the building from the side or the middle entrance, take the steps or elevator to the third floor and follow the same directions as above. If you take the side entrance, you'll see the glass doors to your right when you arrive on the third floor.
 
More information
Student Services: email conss@uky.edu or call (859) 323-5108. 

Interested in ... 

Second Degree BSN Undergraduate Option
This is for those with a bachelor’s degree in another field. Contact Joanne Davis at jdavis1@uky.edu.
 
RN-BSN Undergraduate Option
This is for associate degree nurses who want to complete a bachelor’s degree. Contact Jessica Wilson at jessicaL.wilson@uky.edu.
 
Main Campus Tour
Start your day with a morning campus tour! To schedule, visit the UK Visitor’s Center website at  www.uky.edu/visitorscenter for more information. Preregistration is required for main campus tours.