Early Acceptance Opportunity Day

Due to your outstanding qualifications, you have been invited to a day especially designed to:

  • Acquaint you with the WesternU campus.
  • Orient you to the College of Graduate Nursing by networking with faculty and students.
  • Provide you with information about the MSN-E program and curriculum.
  • Give you a review of the admissions and financial aid process from this point forward.
  • Provide you with information about student resources and organizations.
  • Provide the College of Graduate Nursing with a sample of your writing via a 30 minute writing exercise.

Most importantly, it is an opportunity for our faculty, staff, and current students to get to know you and for you to get to know us!

Preparing for Early Acceptance Opportunity Day:
    • Please bring your ID. You will not be allowed to participate in Early Acceptance Opportunity Day if we cannot confirm your identity. Please review the University’s Identity Verification Policy.
    • Please wear your best business professional attire. Prepare for inclement weather and walking.
    • Review the prospective student website if you have not already done so.
    • Have your questions ready and bring a pen and notepad in case you want to take notes.

    We will start the day on campus at the Nursing Science Center (see directions below)

Nursing Science Center (NSC)
Location:
350 S. Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA 91766-1854

Driving directions from the 10, 210, 60, and 71 Freeways:

From the 10 Freeway 
Exit Garey Avenue. Go South (right off the ramp if going eastbound, left off the ramp if going westbound) on Garey for approximately 1.4 miles. Turn left on Fourth Street. The NSC is on your left. The entrance to the NSC is located on the east side of the building.

From the 210 Freeway
Exit Towne Avenue. Go South (right off the ramp if going eastbound, left off the ramp if going westbound) on Towne Avenue for 4.2 miles. Turn right on Third Street. Go approximately 5 blocks to Locust. Turn left on Locust. The NSC is on your right on the corner of Locust and Fourth Street.

From the 60 Freeway
Exit Garey Avenue. Go North (left off the ramp if going eastbound, right off the ramp if going westbound) on Garey Avenue for 2.2 miles. Turn right on Fourth Street. The NSC is on your left. The entrance to the NSC is located on the east side of the building.

From the 71 Freeway 
Exit Rio Rancho Road. Go East (right) on Rio Rancho Rd. for 0.4 miles. Turn left on Garey Avenue. Continue North on Garey Avenue for 1.5 miles. Turn right on Fourth Street. The NSC is on your left. The entrance to the NSC is located on the east side of the building.

For general directions to campus, please visit: here

Parking

You will need to park in the Daily Permit Parking Lot directly east of the Nursing Science Center off of Locust and Third Street. The cost is $3.00 all day (7AM to 7PM) and you will pay at the gray kiosk located in the lot. You can pay by coins, bills, Visa or Mastercard. Enter the parking space number at the kiosk, pay, and retain the printed receipt (there is no need to place the receipt in your vehicle).

Airport & Hotel Information

If you need to schedule a flight, we recommend flying in and out of the Ontario International Airport (ONT), which is approx. 10 miles east of the WesternU campus. For other airport locations and for a list of conveniently located hotels, please visit this web page and scroll down to the section titled “Airports & Hotels”.

If you have any questions about what to expect at Early Acceptance Opportunity Day, please contact:
Eva M. Badouin, M.S.
Director of Student Services, College of Graduate Nursing
Email: ebadouin@westernu.edu
Ph: 909-469-5515

The faculty, staff, and students of the College of Graduate Nursing look forward to meeting you.