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RN to BS Option - Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the RN to BS Option at the SIUE School of Nursing

 Applications for Fall 2014 will be available starting November 1, 2013.

You may submit the nursing application by mailing to:

RN to BS Option
School of Nursing
Alumni Hall, Box 1066
Edwardsville, IL 62026

To apply, students must complete a RN to BS nursing application. An Illinois RN license is also required and should be submitted with the nursing application, unless you are currently enrolled in an ADN program.

As part of the application process, you must also be admitted to SIUE for the fall semester you plan to start the nursing program. You can go to for the University admission application.

If you would like an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credits, please send transcript copies to Karen Montgomery via fax (618) 650-3854.

To learn more about our program or to set up an appointment with our advising staff, visit our website at or call Karen Montgomery at (618) 650-3904 or (800) 234-4844.

After Admission:

Once admitted to the School of Nursing, students must submit:

  • completed SIUE physical exam form. *
  • completed SIUE medical history form (annual TB skin test and influenza injection
  • required)*
  • completed immunization history *
  • proof of CPR certification (status must remain active throughout enrollment) *
  • proof of current health insurance*
  • federal criminal background check *
  • drug screen *

* Do not submit the above materials until you are directed to do so.