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New Student Information

Congratulations on being accepted into one of St. Joseph's College of Nursing’s program options.  Here you will find information about being a new student. You will also find information and updates about things to do and take care of prior to your arrival on campus. Please review all of the information posted here and continue to check back for additional updates.

Evening Weekend July 2021 Entering Students

Attend Orientation                            

Orientation Part I will be online on Wednesday, March 10 at 5:00 p.m. 
Orientation Part II will be Wednesday, June 9 at 5:00 p.m. & Friday, June 11 at 4:00 p.m. -Location is TBD. 

First day of classes 

Classes begin Wednesday, July 7 at 5:30 p.m. and will continue every Wednesday for the remainder of your program. 
Wednesday classes typically run from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Your first weekend will be Friday July 9, Saturday, July 10, & Sunday July 11 and will continue every other weekend for the remainder of your program.  
Friday Classes typically run from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday Clinical/Classes typically run from 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; and Sunday Clinical/Classes from 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

During Term 4 along with NSG 213 Transition into Professional Practice and NSG 214 Nursing Assessment & Skills IV , you will also be enrolled in PHL 346 Ethics and the Nurse on Thursday evenings.

Weekday August 2021 Entering Students

Attend Orientation

Orientation Part I will be online on Tuesday, June 15 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or Thursday, June 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You select which day you would like to attend.
Orientation Part II will be Wednesday, August 18. 

First day of classes

Classes begin Thursday, August 19 and continue Friday, August 20.
Le Moyne College classes begin on Monday, August 23.

New Student Orientation Checklist

New Student Enrollment Forms: 
Enrollment Requirements  CastleBranch User Guide
Essential Functions / Technical Standards of the Student Nurse Evening/Weekend CastleBranch Order Instructions
Student Health History Form  Weekday CastleBranch Order Instructions
Immunization Requirements  SJCON Account Setup Guide
Physical Exam Form Personal Laptop and Minimum Requirements
Confidentiality Policy 2021-2022 Uniform Information
BLS Dates for 2021
FAFSA Assistance - Request Appointment
ExamSoft Setup (ExamID & ExamMonitor)  2021-2022 Textbooks and Supply List