Nursing Current Students

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Congratulations on starting your journey to becoming a nurse! These resources will help you navigate the nursing program at Kirkwood Community College.

How to Turn In Your Program Conference Sheet

You must attend a Nursing Program Conference to receive your official application to the technical part of the Nursing program. If you have not attended a Nursing Program Conference, sign up now. You'll be prompted to log in using your k-number and password. 

Please note: The Nursing Program Conference is a pre-requisite for registering for Introduction to Nursing (HSC-189).

Summer/Fall 2020 Terms

  • Priority Registration Week: April 6 – 10

Summer Term 2020

  • Program Conference Sheets Deadline: March 1
  • Mandatory Orientation Information: Foundations I Orientation on May 21, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Acceptance Dates:

  • Fall Program Conference Sheets are due June 1 – July 1
  • Spring Program Conference Sheets are due September 1 – October 1
  • Summer Program Conference Sheets are due February 1 – March 1

Transfer Information

Kirkwood Community College’s Department of Nursing team encourages ADN graduates to start here, go anywhere for your BSN. Below is a list of RN to BSN programs across Iowa. Feel free to contact them for more information.

Transfer Programs

Allen College

Sarah Craw

Admissions Counselor

Waterloo, IA 50703


Briar Cliff University

Candace Chihak EdD, MSN, RN

Director of Extended Campuses

Chair & Associate Professor, Nursing Department

Heelan Hall 258

Briar Cliff University

3303 Rebecca Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

Office: 712-279-1793 I Cell: 319-480-7827 I Fax: 712-279-5299

Clarke University

Ali Boyd

Graduate and Adult Admissions Counselor

Dubuque, IA


Clarkson College

Jessie Friend

Admissions Counselor

Omaha, NE

Grand View University

Roger Mattiussi

Enrollment Counselor

Des Moines, IA 50316


Iowa Wesleyan University

Taylor Toops

IW Online

Mount Pleasant, IA


Mount Mercy University

Kim Bro

Interim Dean of Nursing

Cedar Rapids, IA  52402

319-363-1323, Ext. 1516

227 Donnelly

St. Ambrose University

Deborah Frankie-Lasher, DC, BSN, RN

Nursing Advisor/Recruiter

Davenport, IA 52804


Upper Iowa University

Christina M. Frana

RN-BSN Admissions Advisor

Fayette, IA  52142


University of Iowa College of Nursing

Cheri Doggett

RN-BSN Program Coordinator

Iowa City, IA  52242-1121


William Penn University

Sharon DeKock, RN, MSN

Instructor of Nursing

Oskaloosa, Clive, IHCC and SWCC Campus