Wayne State University

Office of Student Affairs

We know nursing!

Welcome to the College of Nursing's Office of Student Affairs. This office is dedicated to helping nursing students succeed and is responsible for student recruitment, admission, academic progression and graduation. We promote a supportive environment and encourage students to meet with an Academic Services Officer.

Academic Advising

We encourage students to meet with an Academic Services Officer during our office hours, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Walk-in academic advising is available every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is located on the ground floor of the College of Nursing, room 10 Cohn Building, 5557 Cass Avenue, Detroit MI 48202.

Phone313-577-4082
Toll Free: 888-837-0847
Fax: 313-577-6949
Email: nursinginfo@wayne.edu

Office of Student Affairs Staff

Assistant Dean for Enrollment & Student Services

Kristina Aaron, Ph.D.

Academic Services Officers

Dennis Beste: Graduate Certificates, M.S.N. and D.N.P. students

Felicia Grace, Ed.D.: B.S.N. Second Career/Degree and RN to B.S.N. students

Christian Little: College of Nursing Recruiter

Kristen Salem, M.S.W.: B.S.N. for Freshmen, Traditional B.S.N. and Ph.D. students

Prospective Students

The Office of Student Affairs is here to ensure that your transition to Wayne State University is seamless. Our four full-time Academic Services Officers are available to assist you with the application and admission process.

Prospective nursing students are encouraged to attend an information session. You can find the dates of upcoming sessions online under the admissions section within each program at nursing.wayne.edu/programs.

Admitted Students

Our Academic Services Officers also help admitted nursing students with registration, accurate submission of clinical permits and academic advising. We believe in the importance of connecting you with the university and informing you of campus resources that can support with your academic journey all the way through graduation.

Make an Appointment

Admitted Nursing Undergraduates

Admitted undergraduate nursing students can schedule an appointment online with an Academic Services Officer through  Advising Works.

Admitted Graduate Students

Admitted graduate nursing students can schedule an appointment with their Academic Services Officer by emailing dennis.beste@wayne.edu.

Admitted Pre-nursing Undergraduates

Admitted pre-nursing students academic advising is provided through the University Advising Center, 1600 David Adamany Undergraduate Library, Detroit, MI 48202. Pre-Nursing students can schedule an appointment online through Advising Works.