Undergraduate Nursing Student Resources

Find more details about resources for nursing students in the Undergraduate Pre-Licensure BS Nursing Student Handbook (PDF) and Undergraduate RN to BS Completion Nursing Student Handbook (PDF)

Student Organizations 
Sigma – Kappa Mu Chapter

Kappa Mu is the local chapter of Sigma, an international professional organization supporting nursing excellence.

Our chapter goal is to support members in their nursing practice, research, scholarship, and service goals, and to achieve nursing excellence in our service area. 

Contact current chapter president Jen Timm at jtimm@winona.edu if you have any questions.

Program Costs & Scholarships

In addition to undergraduate tuition and fees, students in the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program have program-specific fees such as:

  • Transportation to and from clinical experiences 
  • Scrubs for clinicals
  • Stethoscope 
  • Differential tuition for nursing credits (about $42 per credit)
  • Books and materials (print and electronic) are quite expensive –especially in Term 1 and Term 3 (about $1,500 for each of these semesters)

The list is intended to provide an estimate to help you plan your college budget. It does not include all possible additional costs.


Faculty Advisor

Pre-nursing, Nursing and RN to BS students have access to faculty advisors to help them navigate the program and answer any questions. Your faculty advisor’s name is shown on the top of your Degree Audit.

With your advisor, you can:

  • Review your Degree Audit and plan your pre-requisite courses for nursing program admission
  • Discuss dropping or withdrawing from a course
  • Review nursing program graduation requirements and plan your upcoming courses
  • Complete an Academic Warning meeting
  • Answer questions about clinical locations, schedules, and assignments
  • Consider study abroad and faculty-led travel program opportunities
  • Explore graduate schools and apply for jobs

Learn how to schedule an appointment with your faculty advisor. 

Contact your assigned faculty advisor or email nursing@winona.edu for more information. 

Contact the Department of Undergraduate Nursing
Winona Campus
Stark Hall 303

Winona, MN 55987


Email the Undergraduate Nursing Department at Winona
Rochester Campus
WSU-Rochester Center

859 30th Avenue SE

Rochester, MN 55904


Email the Undergraduate Nursing Department at WSU-Rochester