RCC School of Nursing offers a Nursing Assistant, Vocational Nursing, and Associate Degree in Nursing/Registered Nursing (ADN/RN) programs. The Nursing Assistant Training Program (NATP) is approved by the California Department of Public Health; the Vocational Nursing program is approved by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT);  the ADN/RN program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and accredited by the  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Welcome to the Health-Related Sciences Virtual Engagement Center!

Although the SON Engagement Center is unable to provide in-person assistance at this time, your student success team is still here for you!  Follow us on Instagram @rcchealthsciencesengagementctr

Our Nursing staff and faculty are available to assist you by e-mail and can schedule appointment conferences using ConferZoom!

For enrollment information or educational advisement contact:

Alexis Brucks - Nursing Enrollment & Evaluations Specialist (951) 222-8201

Office Hours:
Monday from 9am-11am and 1pm-2pm
Tuesday-Thursday from 9am-11am
Friday from 9am-11am and 1pm-4pm (every other Friday)
via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97294897321
Confidential, online, one-on-one appointments are available as 30-minute sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-3pm.  To make an appoointment, please e-mail Alexis using her e-mail link above.

Steven Purdy - Nursing Educational Advisor (951) 222-8000 x4186

Office Hours:
Monday from 8am-9am, 11am-1pm, 4pm-4:30pm
Tuesday-Thursday from 8am-9am, 11am-1pm, 3pm-4pm
Friday from 8am-9am, 11am-1pm
via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97185388189
Occasional Friday Office Hours will be superseded for our Pre-Nursing Information Workshops, please see the calendar below.
Confidential, online, one-on-one appointments can be set up via this link - https://calendly.com/steven-purdy-rcc-nursing-ed-advisor/30min
Steven is available for online, one-on-one appointments Mon-Thurs, 9am-11am.  These

General Nursing Enrollment Help Line (951) 222-8407

To make an appointment with a Nursing counselor :

General Counseling Information Line (951) 222-8440

Drop-In Counseling
Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis during designated drop-in hours.  Drop-in counseling is limited to 15 minutes for general information only.  Students who need a comprehensive educational plan or have transcripts from other colleges or universities are required to schedule an appointment.

Jackie Urena is available for Drop-In Counseling every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/99374687108

Maria Maness is available for Drop-In Counseling every Monday from 6pm-7pm via Zoom:

Cynthia Valencia is available for Drop-In Counseling every Thursday from 12pm-1pm via Zoom:

To speak with the Health Coordinator contact:

Kathy Barr - Health Coordinator

For assistance with nursing technology and simulation contact:

Isaac Dannelley - Nursing Simulation Lab Specialist

Department Chairs and Directors:

Amy Cowart - NATP Director

Kimberly Reimer - ADN Department Chair

Amy Vermillion - Simulation Director

Gina Weeks - VN Department Chair

The School of Nursing is  located on the Riverside City College campus at the corner of Magnolia and Terracina. For more information call (951) 222-8405. For counseling appointments regarding either nursing program, call (951) 222-8440.

School Of Nursing Workshops Are Being Conducted Via Zoom until further notice.  Dates for Fall as well as access information can be found here

Application Information can be found here.

Information regarding Nursing Education can be obtained from the following agencies: