BSN Advising

Book an appointment - Standard Appointments

Click below to directly book a standard 30-appointment with an advisor. You may see any advisor you wish, subject to their availability and schedule.
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Book an appointment - Walk-in Advising

Limited walk-in advising is available every day! Every morning (by 8:15 a.m.), walk-in schedules will be available. These walk-in opportunities are available to students who have met at least once with an advisor before. Click below to directly book a 20-minute walk-in advising appointment with an advisor. You may see any advisor you wish, subject to their availability and schedule.
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Note About Advising Procedures: All students are expected to review and understand the advising procedures published on this page.

The Pre-Licensure BSN Advising Team

  • Serina Davenport
  • Roy Ferretiz
  • Diana Garcia
  • Erin Johnson
  • Dulce Martinez
  • Betsy Parchem
  • Lauren Puls
  • Moonsun Reinaas
  • Joselynn Stach
  • Nichole Thames
  • Elizabeth Webb

Email for All Pre-Licensure BSN Nursing Advisors: bsnadvising@uta.edu.

Advising Requirements for Pre-Licensure Nursing Students

Students in the campus-based BSN program are required to meet with an advisor once a semester.

Students in the accelerated online BSN program are encouraged to meet regularly with an advisor- either in person or virtually. Once admitted to UT Arlington, students in the accelerated online program are provided with a course evaluation by a College of Nursing and Health Innovation advisor. Unlike the on-campus program, there is not a registration hold each semester that requires students to meet with their advisor. Students may plan their coursework using the course evaluation provided by the advisor and proceed to registration. Students are encouraged to contact their advisor with any questions. Information related to required courses, registration, academic standing and applying to the nursing program is provided when students are first contacted by an advisor. It is imperative that students read and keep this information for future reference. Most advising is handled via e-mail. However, students may schedule a phone, virtual, or face-to-face appointment with an advisor by clicking the link above.

Who Is My Advisor?

Students who have been admitted to pre-nursing or upper-division nursing: You will be advised by a CONHI advisor.

Freshmen: Current freshmen and undeclared students with less than 45 hours are advised in the University Advising Center (UAC). Visit the UAC's website for more information about contacting and scheduling to meet with a UAC advisor.

Prospective students: prospective students may meet with a nursing advisor after making an appointment; see below for phone and email contacts for scheduling.

Meeting in person with your BSN Advisor

There are two options available to meet with your advisor:

  1. Schedule a Standard Appointment - Book Online: Schedule a standard Appointment by clicking the scheduling link above. Please note: Students that do not show up or arrive more than 10 minutes late for two (2) or more appointments will be required to meet with an advisor during Walk-in Advising hours.
  2. Limited Walk-in Advising (Now available daily) - Book Online: Schedule a Walk-In Appointment by clicking the scheduling link above. Please make note of the following procedures for Walk-in Advising:
    1. These appointments are limited to 20 minutes and are available only to students who have met with their advisor at least once before. If this is your first visit with us, schedule a full 30 minute in-person appointment by clicking or tapping here.
    2. Walk-in advising is on a first-come, first serve basis available daily and will close once all spots are filled.
    3. Walk-in schedules will be available each morning (by 8:15 a.m.). Students may sign up via the Walk-In scheduling link or in person in room 119 of Pickard Hall (using the QR code posted).
    4. Students who are not present when called for their advising appointment forfeit their spot and must come in for advising on a different day.

Before your appointment:

  1. Have a list of questions prepared to ask your advisor.
  2. Familiarize yourself with your program information, and your current progress in your program.
  3. If you have not viewed the Virtual Information Session, take some time to watch it here.
  4. Make arrangements to be on time to your advising appointment. Students who are more than ten minutes late will be rescheduled.

Information Thursdays 

Prospective students are encouraged to attend an information session held each first Thursday of the month. Sessions are held in Pickard Hall, Room 549 on the University's campus in Arlington.