As a college that serves the community, we plan to continue with our nursing program and classes. We will adhere to the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) recommendations for reducing the spread of COVID-19 while striving to offer an excellent nursing education. We are hopeful a time will come when nursing education can be with face-to-face lectures and skills labs. More information for our Incoming/Current is found Special Note for COVID-19

Important Announcements

Final Acceptance/Ranking List for Fall 2020/Spring 2021

Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Acceptance List

No waitlist will be maintained beyond filling the two nursing cohorts for Fall/Spring. For more information on the ranking process and admission policy go to Notification of Acceptance into the Registered Nursing Program on How to Apply

Change in Application/Admission Policy beginning 2020/2021 Admission Cycle:

The Application Period for the Registered Nursing Program is January 15 through March 1 for admission into the following Fall and Spring semesters.

We are NO Longer Accepting Applications with a previous nursing program failures

Ohlone currently receives over 150 nursing student applications from students seeking admission into the RN program with some being previous failures out of Ohlone’s nursing program or other California nursing programs.  This means that many students are never given a chance to enter the program, while others may have 2 or 3 opportunities (depending on the number of failures) to complete a nursing program. After careful review by the Director, Assistant Director, Dean of Health Science and the nursing faculty, a decision was made to exclude previous failures in those applicants that are eligible.

If a student submits an application, subsequently admitted and the previous failure is discovered, then the student will immediately be dismissed from the program.

Change in Math Prerequisite:

Beginning Fall 2020 All nursing students must have completed a MATH Statistics that is equivalent to MATH 159. Other discipline Statistics courses will NOT be accepted (Psychology, Biology, Sociology, etc.)

Pre-Nursing Orientation Schedule

All persons wanting to apply to the Ohlone College Registered Nursing Program must attend one of the mandatory Pre-Nursing Orientation Sessions.  The Sessions will be in the Jackson Theater at the Smith Center on the Fremont Campus    The sessions will occur remotely through Zoom. More information will be posted in August, 2020

  • October 8, 2020 3:00 to 5:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020 5:00 to 7:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020 1:00 to 3:00 pm
  • February 4, 2021 3:00 to 5:00 pm 

There will be two different handouts provided during the orientation:

  1. Information sheet for students interested, BUT NOT ready to apply.
  2. Application packet for those students applying in Spring 2021. Please bring identification for application. 

If you will NOT be submitting an application in Spring 2020 application period, DO NOT take an application packet. Application packets are only valid for the upcoming application period

A Daily Parking Permit must be purchased. The parking permit kiosks are located in all parking lots and all levels of the South Parking Structure on the Fremont campus,

ATI TEAS schedule

The nursing program has limited grant funding to pay for the assessment test. A proctored ATI TEAS will be offered twice a year at the Newark campus.  We are working with ATI to offer the TEAS exam remotely using Proctorio software. Information will be provided during the Pre-Nursing Orientation Workshops. The dates are:

  • November 19, 2020 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • February 11, 2020 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

The grant funding will be awarded to the first 75 students who sign up for the test in the Newark campus. Sign-ups occur ONLY during the Pre-Nursing Orientation. A follow-up email will be sent one week prior to the exam date with more information. ATI TEAS will be offered remotely through Proctorio https://www.atitesting.com/teas/the-ati-teas-exam-with-proctorio/

Preparation or study materials for ATI TEAS are available at the ATI Testing website.