Advising and Student Affairs

Advising Undergraduate Office

Office Location: MDA 1002 in *The WELL
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General Information: (813) 974-2191

Please note: Due to the large number of prospective applicants for our Nursing Programs, Student Affairs is only able to offer individual advising appointments to admitted students.

If you have a question about our programs or about how to apply, please attend a live information session. These sessions allow prospective students to get detailed information about USF's Nursing Degrees. We offer information sessions live in Tampa several times each semester to try and accommodate everyone's busy schedule.

*The Center for Wellness, Engagement, Leadership and Learning (WELL) is the USF Health Shared Student Services Center. A facility that houses student support services, dining and study spaces. 



Prospective Student Advising

  • Ashley Eastmann Ashley Eastmann, M.Ed.

    Undergraduate Admissions Advisor

    eastmann@health.usf.edu
    813-974-2191

  • Kirsten Manzi Kirsten Manzi, M.S. Ed.

    Academic Advisor - Pre-Nursing Sophomores, Juniors or Second Bachelors Students (NON-Freshmen & NON-RN)

    KirstenManzi@health.usf.edu
    813-974-3819

For More Information

The College of Nursing offers prospective students a number of ways to obtain more information about our programs:


Current Student Advising

Academic Advisors for Currently Admitted Pre-Nursing, Nursing and RN to BS Students

If you are an admitted pre-nursing, nursing, or RN to BS student, and you plan to make an advising appointment, please find your respective advisor below and schedule an appointment using eScheduler.

Undergraduate Prospective Students, please note: Due to the large number of prospective applicants for our Nursing Programs, Student Affairs is only able to offer individual advising appointments to admitted, pre-nursing students.

The College of Nursing offers prospective students a number of ways to obtain more information about our programs:


  • Dewenise Rivera Dewenise Rivera, M.S. Ed.

    Licensed Pre-Nursing & Admitted RN's only

    rivera3@health.usf.edu
    813-974-6706

  • Kirsten Manzi Kirsten Manzi, M.S. Ed.

    Academic Advisor - Pre-Nursing Sophomores, Juniors or Second Bachelors Students (NON-Freshmen & NON-RN)

    KirstenManzi@health.usf.edu
    813-974-3819

  • Julie Tierson Julie Tierson, MBA

    Licensed Pre-Nursing & Admitted RN's only

    jtierson@health.usf.edu
    813-974-4821

  • Gregory Wance Gregory Wance, M.Ed.

    Academic Advisor- Pre-Nursing Freshmen, C.A.R.E., Pre-Nursing Living Learning Community

    gwance@health.usf.edu
    813-974-6386

  • Maikelyn Lopez Maikelyn Lopez, M.S.

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor Admitted Pre-Licensure Nursing Students

    mlopez21@health.usf.edu
    813-974-9086

  • Katherine McCay Katherine McCay , M.S.

    Associate Director, Undergraduate Student Affairs

    kmccay@health.usf.edu
    813-974-6891


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