Past Event Recordings

Admissions Workshops

The recordings below are from our Workshop Wednesdays series.

Transitioning to Nursing School 
Join the Office of Academic and Career Success for a discussion about the first steps you need to take upon acceptance to UMSON and creating a short-term action plan for your first semester. This session will also include a scheduling for time management, study and test-taking strategies, and critical thinking enhancements.

Path to Success: Scholarship Opportunities at the University of Maryland School of Nursing 

Join us to learn how you can seize scholarship opportunities at the University of Maryland School of Nursing to pursue your dream of becoming a nurse. 

Unlocking Your Potential: Navigating Admissions with a GPA Roadblock

Don't let a low GPA define your future! Join us for this empowering workshop in which you'll gain the knowledge and tools to overcome the GPA requirement and take charge of your application. 

Transcripts 101
In this session, we will have an informative discussion on where to send transcripts and the different modes of delivery.

Financial Aid 101

This interactive session will help prospective and current students understand the financial aid process and how to apply for UMSON scholarships. We will also provide other tips for affording your education.

Dos and Don’ts of the Application Process

Are you applying to UMSON? This session will guide applicants on what they should and should not do during the application process to ensure they are submitting a competitive application with all required items and prerequisite courses prior to the deadline. 

Using the Unofficial Transcript Evaluation Service

Before you begin the admissions process, you can submit copies of your unofficial transcript(s) to us for review, and an admissions counselor will advise you on your requirements for admission. This session will walk applicants through filling out the unofficial transcript evaluation form. 

Prerequisites: Transferring Your Credits

This session for BSN, RN-to-BSN, and RN-to-MSN applicants focuses on the prerequisite course list, coursework requirements, selecting the right course, and applying with courses in progress.

International Applicants: Applying 101 

This session provides detailed information about the additional supplemental items that are required to complete an application for both international applicants and applicants without a degree from a U.S. high school, college, or university.

Student Life and Resources for Undergraduates

Student life at UMSON isn't limited to the classroom. Join us to hear about resources to help you get involved in our community, develop personally and professionally, and have your voice heard. Topics will include support services, leadership development, and recreational opportunities.

How To Prepare for your DNP Interview

The admissions interview is an integral and unique part of the application process for our Doctor of Nursing Practice program. We provide tips to help you prepare for a successful admissions interview here at UMSON.

Benefits of Academic and Hospital Partnership with UMSON

Learn about our partnerships with all Maryland community colleges (BSN), partnerships with four-year institutions (BSN, MSN, MSN/MBA, and MSN/MPH), and partnerships with hospitals (RN-BSN, RN-MSN, MSN, and MSN/MBA).

How to Successfully Submit your UMSON Application

Learn how to navigate the admissions process. We will walk you through how to submit an application to one of our programs successfully.

Conway Scholarship 101

In this session, we will do a deep dive into UMSON’s prestigious Conway Scholarship, which covers tuition, fees, and books; what the requirements are; and how to apply successfully. 

Other Admission Events

Entry-into-Practice Online Open House
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In this Open House you will:

  • learn more about both nursing career-launching programs
  • meet (virtually, of course!) faculty members and connect with current students
  • get important financial aid and scholarship information
  • learn about the admissions process and have your questions answered.

Master's/Doctoral Online Open House

In this Open House you will:

  • gain the skills and experience you need to become an effective leader and outstanding practitioner in a University of Maryland School of Nursing Master's or doctoral program
  • learn about pathways to advanced degrees
  • meet (virtually, of course!) faculty members and connect with current students
  • get important financial aid and scholarship information
  • learn about the admissions process and have your questions answered.

RN-to-BSN/RN-to-MSN Online Open House

In this Open House you will:

  • learn about our curriculum, faculty, and the aspects of our program that make it different from other RN-to-BSN and RN-to-MSN programs
  • get need-to-know information about the application process, prerequisites, and how to get started on your journey to earning your BSN
  • have your questions answered by experienced faculty members and admissions staff who are dedicated to your success.