Advising and Student Affairs

Undergraduate Advising Office

Office Location: MDA 1002 in The WELL
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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General Information: (813) 974-2191

Prospective Students

How To Apply

Visit the Admissions Page for your program of interest and the steps to apply.

Information Sessions

If you have additional questions about our programs and the steps to apply, please attend an information session. You will receive valuable information about our nursing programs prior to the application process. 

Walk-In Advising

Students can also receive advising during our walk-in advising hours or contact one of our Prospective Student Advisors listed below.

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. 




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.




  • Portrait of Julie Tierson Julie Tierson, MBA

    Academic Advisor - Licensed Pre-Nursing & Admitted RN’s only (Last names A-L)

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

  • Portrait of Maikelyn Lopez Maikelyn Lopez, MS

    Academic Advisor - Licensed Pre-Nursing & Admitted RN’s only (Last names M-Z)

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

  • Portrait of Gregory Wance Gregory Wance, MEd

    Academic Advisor – Pre-Nursing (Last names A-L), Pre-Nursing C.A.R.E.: Pre-Nursing Living Learning Community

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

  • Portrait of Rebecca Cooperman Rebecca Cooperman, MEd, EdS

    Academic Advisor - Pre-Nursing (Last names M-Z)

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

  • Portrait of Kirsten Manzi Kirsten Manzi, MEd

    Assistant Director of Academic Advising - Veteran to BS (V-CARE), Admitted Pre-Licensure Students only

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