SMU Fall Preview Day

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Saturday, September 15, 2018
9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Join Samuel Merritt University faculty, students and staff for an informative day of information sessions, campus tours and networking during Fall Preview Day. Design your own schedule by picking and choosing the sessions that interest you most and when you’re ready, submit your RSVP by clicking the button above. Come and go from the event as you please. Guests of the prospective student are also welcome to attend. 

Fall Preview Day Agenda

Information Sessions

Choose one or more information sessions that you would like to attend. 

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery​

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing

For students who already have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field.

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Nurse Anesthesia

For RNs who want to pursue the APRN role as a nurse anesthetist.

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


For associate degree prepared registered nurses.

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Occupational Therapy 

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Physical Therapy 

Includes a program and admission overview and faculty and current student networking opportunities.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

For transfer students who do not have a bachelor’s degree.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Physician Assistant 

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Entry-Level Master of Science in Nursing

For students who already have a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field. Content will cover both the Case Management and Family Nurse Practitioner options.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Post-Professional Nursing

For RNs with an interest in the graduate Family Nurse Practitioner, Case Management or Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. 

All Day Activities

Campus Tours, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Campus tours will be offered every thirty minutes throughout the day. Meet in the Atrium of the Health Education Center. The last tour leaves at 1:00 p.m. 

Student Services and Student Organization Fair, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Meet with representatives from the Office of Admission, Financial Aid, the Disability Resource Center, Veterans Services, and a number of our student organizations. 

MARC Demonstrations, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Learn more about the Motion Analysis Research Center through interactive demonstrations. 

For more information about this event, please contact the Office of Admission at or 510-879-9200.

In less than two years, my family has a better life. It was a fast program and I spent many nights studying after the kids went to bed, but now I’ve got a lot to show for it: A new career Alejandra Villegas FNP
Our background in sports and passion for physical performance drove us to study the science of human movement. Tino and Tron Tino & Tron Hardy Physical Therapy
So many foot problems can be successfully treated if they are identified early, and corrective measures are taken. Then, there are patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases that require specialized, ongoing foot care. We see everything in our clinics. Samantha Ralstin Samantha Ralstin Podiatric Medicine

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