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Program Director:

Mary Ellen Kraft, MSN, RN

Dept. Chair:

Diana Johnston, MSN, RN

Admin. Assistant:

Cheryl Watt



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Jan Delapp, MA

Nursing Program Announcements & Updates

(All documents are in PDF format [Adobe Acrobat]. If you cannot read these documents, you may download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader by clicking here).

The Fall 2019 RN application is closed. Students may check application status through eServices.

Application instructions and forms can be found here. Be sure to download the current forms from the nursing website. Old application forms will not be accepted.

The Spring 2020 nursing application will be open September 3rd - 30th.

Questions about the nursing program that cannot be found online can be emailed to


If a student has multiple test scores within one year, only the first/earliest score will be accepted unless evidence of remediation is provided. For more information, please see the TEAS Guidelines form on the TEAS tab to the left.

Registered Nursing at American River College: Start here!

General Information Sheet  - Revised 6/18

Frequently Asked Questions - Revised 7/2017

Information Sessions - Click here for Spring 2019 dates - What does it mean to be a Nurse? What can you do to prepare for Nursing school? Learn more about the multi-criteria selection process and how to maximize your points. Students do not need to register, just show up.

Information Session PowerPoint - Can't make it to an information session? Review the presentation here!

Articulation Grid 2010 Edition

Articulation Grid 2017 Edition (Current)

ARC Nursing Student Handbook