ATTENTION NEW APPLICANTS:There are new changes to the Nursing application process
starting Fall 2014Please see changes below
Application filing period:
FALL APPLICATION PERIOD: January 02-February 02
SPRING APPLICATION PERIOD: August 01-September 01
Late applications will not be accepted.
Nursing Application Evaluations of Prior Credit:
Evaluations are required to apply. If evaluations are not complete in time for nursing
application, nursing application will not be accepted.
Students must submit all official transcripts and request for an evaluation during
the following dates in order to apply for the nursing program. Transcripts will not
be collected in the nursing application. Instead, evaluations of prior credit are
required within application package.
For January 02-Feb 02 applications: October 01-December 15th
For August 01-September 01 applications: May 01-July 15
Additional information on credit evaluations: click here
1. Apply to SBVC
2. Complete mandatory online orientation
3. If all prerequisites have been completed at colleges and/or universities other than SBVC,
please see the nursing counselor for a matriculation exemption prior to applying to
the nursing program.
4. Apply to Nursing Program within the above indicated application periods. Please
note that grades must be posted for all prerequisite courses at time of application.
Changes beginning Fall 2014:
HESI by Invitation Only
Effective fall 2014, Students applying to the nursing program are no longer required to take the HESI
Exam prior to their application to the nursing program. Students will instead submit
their complete application to the nursing department in between the dates of August 1st and September 15th.
Upon receipt of the applications, the nursing department will screen all applications
submitted after the September 15th deadline and will then invite eligible students to take the HESI Exam. A letter
will be mailed to students who are selected inclusive of details regarding HESI registration,
location and submission deadline.
Fall Application Period Changed
The nursing program will be accepting applications for spring 2015 August 1st - September 15th. Students will be required to submit their completed application packet with the
exception of the HESI between the aforementioned dates.
- Application for admission to Nursing Program is available in the Health Science Division
Office, HLS 101 or online during application periods only.
- Proof of High School completion (transcript or Diploma or G.E.D. score or California
State High School Proficiency exam score, if no degree has been earned)
- Official college transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended, except
SBVC or Crafton Hills College
- Copy of Financial Aid Award letter if attempting to earn points for financial need
within the “Special Circumstances” category.
- Proof of Social Security Number (Copy will be made by department office)
Registration in nursing program courses is limited to students who have completed
program prerequisites, degree required courses, have applied, and been accepted into
the nursing program. The nursing program is four semesters in length after completion
of prerequisites and degree required courses. Classes and clinical experiences are
scheduled Monday through Friday (daytime and evenings). Students are admitted twice
a year in the fall and spring semesters.
Note: A background check and health requirement verification will be required before enrollment
in the program. California may deny Registered Nursing license to an applicant based
on a conviction or legal action substantially related to nursing practice.