Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

Nursing and Wellness Innovations LC

  • Nursing and Wellness Innovations Learning Community
    Nursing and Wellness Innovations Learning Community
  • Nursing Learning Community: Dinner With The Dean
    Nursing Learning Community: Dinner With The Dean
  • Stretching before Zumba with the Dean
    Stretching before Zumba with the Dean
  • Nursing LC students at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House.
    Nursing LC students at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House.

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Through a close partnership with the College of Nursing, the program focuses on helping students like you succeed personally and academically during your time at Ohio State. During specialized activities, you will gain connections to faculty and staff in the College of Nursing, knowledge about how to apply to the Nursing Major at Ohio State and stay in touch with current trends and topics related to nursing and health professions. Further, living in a small community with other pre-nursing students taking the same classes as you will make it easier to form study groups and focus on succeeding academically. Overall, the Nursing Learning Community provides students with the opportunity for academic support, career exploration and integrated social experiences.

“The connections made in the community have really made my experience as a new freshman easier and more comfortable. I’ve gotten to know the other people in my major very well. Being in the LC was like being a part of a family. We will learn and grow together through our college experiences. I’m so happy I was able to be a part of it.”

                                                                                                                -Jennifer Bacigalupo

Learning Community Highlights
  • Opportunities to network and dialogue with faculty, advisors and alumni from the College of Nursing outside of the classroom
  • Specially designed events that enhance students' understanding of the fields of nursing and healthcare
  • Workshops geared toward applying for the Nursing Major at Ohio State University
  • Annual dinner with the Dean of the College of Nursing
  • Volunteer opportunities, on-site visits and interaction with professionals and alumni
 How to Apply (New Students)
  • Students interested in being a member of the Nursing and Wellness Innovations Learning Community should have completed the Learning Community Application by April 17, 2017. No late applications are being accepted.
  • Housing Contracts are sent to your OSU email account based upon your paid acceptance to the University beginning in March.
  • Please make sure your contract and space reservation fee are received no later than May 31, 2017 in order to ensure your space in a learning community. 
  • On your contract, please make sure you select South Campus as your requested area of residence.
  • Please note all students in learning communities are required to reside in a space within the learning community and with other learning community participants. Learning Community students may only request roommates accepted into the same LC.
How to Apply (Current Students)
  • Current OSU students (those who will be sophomores for the 2017-2018 school year) interested in joining or returning to the Nursing and Wellness Innovations Learning Community should complete the Learning Community Application no later than February 1, 2017. Completing this application does not guarantee housing in an Ohio State Residence Hall or a specific room type.  You must submit your reselection form by the University Housing deadline in order to renew for housing at Ohio State's Columbus Campus.  Your housing reselection information will arrive at your OSU e-mail account at a later date. All students in learning communities are required to reside in a space within the learning community and with other learning community participants.
  • Change of campus students must also contact Housing Assignments no later than February 1, 2017 at 614-292-8266 or housing@osu.edu to ensure they are included in the reselection process and eligible for a Learning Community.

Note: Students interested in the Nursing Learning Community can also be in STEP. For more information about the STEP program, please check out: http://step.osu.edu.

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