College of Nursing Resources

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Fall semester, recent updates, campus daily screener, and guidelines 

August 3, 2021, per President Wilson: Masks are now required indoors on campus for all individuals regardless of vaccination status. Please view the university's coronavirus website for details. If you have not received your COVID-19 vaccine, you can schedule an appointment at the Campus Health Center or find a location convenient to you.

Note that completed COVID 19 vaccination documentation needs to be uploaded into Castlebranch AND the WSU portal no later than August 30, 2021. Please visit the university's coronavirus website to access the WSU portal to upload COVID 19 vaccine documentation or to download the WSU COVID 19 declination form. The WSU documentation is due by August 30, 2021.


What services and/or resources are available? 

The College of Nursing is operating remotely to serve the needs of both prospective and admitted College of Nursing students. The Office of Student Affairs is available remotely Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm by calling 313-577-4082 or emailing nursinginfo@wayne.edu.

How to contact faculty

Students who are enrolled in the College of Nursing can contact individual faculty using the phone number and email address posted in the syllabus on Canvas. You may also access Canvas online.

How to schedule an appointment with my academic advisor

Undergraduate students

Admitted College of Nursing undergraduate students can schedule academic advising appointments online with their Academic Services Officer at by clicking the blue button at top right "Make an Appointment," selecting "Advising," and "Schedule an appointment with my assigned advisor."

MSN students

Current MSN/Graduate Certificate students who have questions about their clinical permit or course registration are encouraged to call or email their Academic Services Officer to schedule a virtual appointment. Current and newly admitted MSN students should contact their Faculty Academic Advisor.

DNP students

Current DNP students who have questions about their clinical permit or course registration are encouraged to call or email their Academic Services Officer to schedule a virtual appointment. Current DNP students are encouraged to contact your Faculty Academic Advisor with questions regarding your plan or work. Newly admitted DNP students should contact the Director of Advanced Practice and Graduate Certificate Programs, Dr. Leanne Nantais-Smith.

PhD students

Current PhD students who have questions about course registration are encouraged to call or email their Academic Services Officer to schedule a virtual appointment. Current and newly admitted PhD students are encouraged contact your Faculty Academic Advisor or the PhD Program Director, Dr. April Vallerand

Prospective students

If you are considering a College of Nursing program, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 313-577-4082 or nursinginfo@wayne.edu. Information Sessions for prospective students are available. If you have any questions regarding the College of Nursing undergraduate or graduate programs, please contact Amanda Palma, Academic Services Officer.

July 6, 2021: In-person campus tours are back! If you have been waiting to see Wayne State University in person, schedule a tour today. Virtual tours are also still available.

Wayne State University Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services continues to meet with students via phone or video calling. Please feel free to contact them at studentdisability@wayne.edu or via phone at 313-577-1851.

How will services be accessed?  

Current students can access their courses online via Academica. Additional resources can be found online.

How will services be delivered remotely?

The College of Nursing faculty and staff are utilizing several methods to deliver coursework and academic advising. These services include but are not limited to:

  • Email – Email is the fastest, most efficient way to communicate with your Faculty, Academic Services Officer, and staff in the College of Nursing.
  • Phone – While working remotely students are encouraged to call the Office of Student Affairs at 313-577-4082 during business hours. The Office of Student Affairs is available via phone Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.
  • Microsoft Teams & Zoom Video Conferencing – Teleconferencing and chat options are available for students who schedule an appointment with their Academic Services Officer. Please indicate that this is your preference when scheduling your appointment.
  • Canvas - Courses are organized by the Faculty who will share course information to students via Canvas. Students are encouraged to check their Canvas site daily for course updates.

What services and/or resources are temporarily suspended? 

Please visit your Canvas site for detailed information regarding your specific course(s).

Face to face appointments and drop-in advising are not available for undergraduate or graduate students; however undergraduate students are welcome to schedule a virtual appointment with an Academic Services Officer. Prospective students are encouraged to call the Office of Student Affairs at 313-577-4082 or email nursinginfo@wayne.edu for any questions regarding the College of Nursing undergraduate or graduate programs.

Whom do I contact with questions or issues? 

Please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 313-577-4082 or email nursinginfo@wayne.edu if you have any questions.

If you have questions about your current courses, please email your instructor or professor.

Where can I get more information about COVID-19 and its impact on WSU? 

How can I get technical assistance? 

  • Currently admitted students should contact the College of Nursing IT office at 313-577-8604.
  • Prospective and currently admitted students can contact the University C&IT Tech Support or call 313- 577-HELP (4357).

Who do I contact about Canvas issues?  

  • Utilize the Student Training Course within Canvas OR Contact the C&IT Helpdesk at 313-577-4357 or helpdesk@wayne.edu.