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December 16, 2011

Department of Nursing Holiday Triage Plan

Happy Holidays Everyone!

This is a friendly reminder that Governors State University will be officially closed from December 23, 2011 through January 3, 2012.

During this time, the Department of Nursing will be closed. This means that faculty and staff will not be available physically or virtually. Communications will resume on January 4th, 2012.

In addition, Ms. McCann, Academic Advisor, will be on vacation from noon December 16 through January 9, 2012.

"Triage" for registration and advising questions:
1. For Immediate help - Check for answers on the new Academic Advising webpage: http://www.govst.edu/chhs/dn/bsn/default.aspx?id=43185

2. Email questions to: nursingadvisor@govst.edu
You will receive a response within 48 hours except during university closure.

3. Phone questions to: 708.534.4040
You will receive a response within 48 hours except during university closure.

Additional "TRIAGE" assistance from Ms. McCann:

All applications received in the department of nursing after December 19th will be processed during the week of January 9th.

Program Application Update:
• Applications for RN-BSN are being accepted for Spring 2011
• Applications for MSN (all programs) are being accepted for Fall 2012. Spring 2012 semester is closed for applications.
• Applications for FNP-Post Masters Certificate Program are being accepted for Fall 2012. Spring is closed for applications.
• Applications for DNP are being accepted for the May 1, 2012 Application Deadline.

If you have been accepted into the RN-BSN, MSN, or FNP-PMC program you should have received an email from Ms. McCann with your Student Study Plan (SSP) attached so that you can register for classes. If you need technological assistance with registering for classes, please contact the Registrar's office at 708. 534. 4500.

If you are entering the RN-BSN program remember that you have to complete the university-required online orientation before you will be eligible to register - http://orientation.govst.edu.

Per Department policy, RN-BSN students who have more than 2 prerequisites to complete must register for those courses first. Please do not register for NURS 304 or other NURS courses if you have more than 2 prerequisites.

Announcement - Special Advising Assistance!!
January 9 and 10, 2012, Ms. MCann will be available all day (6:30 AM - 5 PM) for walk-in, skype, and phone questions on a first-come, first-serve basis. She will also be answering email throughout the day.

Please have a very safe and restful winter holiday.
The faculty, staff, and I look forward to greeting you on January 13, 2012 at the face-to-face / online ALL STUDENT MEETING. (See email announcement)

Warm wishes,
Dr. Libster

Posted by l-mccann at 10:49 AM | Comments (0)