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School of Nursing RN to BSN Orientation. Welcome to the School of Nursing!. Differences between SPS and SON. 16 weeks vs 8 week courses Classes start Friday before University Calendar start date Courses open in BlackboardLearn – 1 st day of class or a few days before

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School of nursing rn to bsn orientation
School of Nursing RN to BSN Orientation

Welcome to the School of Nursing!

Differences between sps and son
Differences between SPS and SON

16 weeks vs 8 week courses

Classes start Friday before University Calendar start date

Courses open in BlackboardLearn – 1st day of class or a few days before

Medical Center Library –LINK–


Medical Center Bookstore –LINK–


Program requirements
Program Requirements

Baccalaureate Handbook –LINK–

Signed Knowledge of Blood Borne Pathogen form

Current Immunizations

Student ID

Review of Handbook by Dr. Langan–LINK–

(you will need to login with your SLU net ID and password)

Communication at slu
Communication at SLU

SLU E-Mail

Blackboard Email within the course


Student success c enter
Student Success Center

Disability Services –LINK–

Writing Center –LINK–

You can make appointments through Banner

Credit by examination
Credit by Examination

  • Janice L. Palmer, PhD,

  • Saint Louis University

  • School of Nursing,

  • 3525 Caroline Mall, Rm. 517, St. Louis, MO 63104

The cost is $27 per test.

Send Check to:

2 possible tests: Health Assessment and Nutrition


Tests are set up by Christina Butler [email protected] from 8:30-3 at SLU. Alternative arrangements available for distance students.

Login page for myslu slu edu
Login page

Tools page for myslu slu edu
Tools page

  • People Finder: Good source to look up faculty or staff information (email/phone numbers)

  • Banner Self Service: Can change your phone, email or mailing address and see final grades

  • Blackboard Learn: Access to your online courses and discussion boards

  • Google Apps: Access to your SLU email

  • Payment Suite: Access to your tuition information or pay a tuition bill.

Banner self serve myslu slu edu
Banner Self Serve

Slu mail
SLU Mail

For help please:

Call the IT Service (ITS) Desk at 314-977-4000

Check the Google Apps FAQ at –LINK–

Computer requirements
Computer Requirements


Accessing your courses
Accessing yourCourses

Click on the course you are enrolled in under the ‘My Courses’ column

Online classroom media
Online Classroom Media

Tegrity Recordings –LINK–




Library orientation
Library Orientation

How to use

Literature search –LINK–

APA format

How to access Databases

Library guides link
Library Guides –LINK–

Submission Form

Current wait time: 3  business days excluding weekends and University holidays

Undergraduate and Graduate students in online programs 

*Contact Alex Wulff, the Director of University Writing Services, at [email protected] if you are not in a listed group and believe you should have access.

Apa style
APA Style

APA through the Student Success Center

APA Style Part 1: What is APA? –LINK–

APA Style Part 2: Formatting & Resources –LINK–

APA Style Part 3: How to Cite Sources –LINK–

APA with a web page –LINK–

Net etiquette
Net Etiquette

Posting time frame

Proper grammar

Complete sentences

Discussing the idea, not the person that posted


Professional conduct


Student handbook
Student Handbook

Baccalaureate Hand book can be found:


Pay attention to:


Progression Policies

Academic Integrity

Plagiarism –LINK–

Practice experiences
Practice Experiences



Community Project



Indemnity letter

Legal arrangement between the SON and the “agency” is complete and there is instructor approval

Being a successful slu son student
Being a successful SLU SON student

Set aside time for class each day

Have all required textbooks and workbooks available

Look over/print out lecture handouts prior to listening to lecture

Make sure your equipment is up to date and you know how to use it, i.e., Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, High Speed Access

Review the Baccalaureate Handbook prior to the course beginning

Contact information
Contact Information

Dr. Janice. L. Palmer, PhD, RN, CNE –Coordinator, RN-BSN Option

[email protected]/ (314) 977-8934/ Room 222

Ms. Christina Butler –Student Services Associate, RN-BSN Option

[email protected] / (314) 977-8907/ Room 224