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

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

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday from 8am-9am and
Monday-Thursday from 12pm-1pm and from 3:15pm-4:15pm
via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97185388189
Steven will be unavailable August 5-7 and August 12-14.
Occasional Friday Office Hours will be superseded for our Pre-Nursing Information Workshops, please see the calendar below.

General Nursing Enrollment Help Line (951) 222-8407

To make an appointment with a Nursing counselor contact:

Jackie Urena - Counselor

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.

Every Tuesday from 10:30am-11:30am via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/99374687108

Schedule your counseling appointment online:

General RCC Counseling Information Line (951) 222-8440

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

Tamy Vant Hul - ADN Department Chair and Student Outcomes Specialist

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 Summer 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: