Graduate Program Student Handbook

5. Resources

5.1 Career Services

What can I do with a graduate degree in nursing?

5.2 Computer Laboratory

The nursing computer lab is located in Building 39 A, Room 3070. A variety of discipline-based programs are available as well as word processing and spreadsheet programs to assist students with classroom assignments. All computer software in this lab is copyrighted. It is illegal and unethical to copy any software.

5.3 Health Assessment Laboratory

The Health Assessment lab is located in Building 39 A, Room 3072. This lab contains a variety of equipment for students’ use in practicing physical assessment and clinical nursing procedures. During times when the skills laboratory is not being used for scheduled classes, and at the convenience of cognizant faculty, students may request that it be opened for individual practice or instruction.

5.4 Professional Organizations

The faculty members of the School of Nursing are strong supporters of the National League for Nursing (NLN), the American Nurses Association (ANA), Sigma Theta Tau, and other specialty organizations within the profession as well as the state and local chapters of these organizations. Information and applications can be obtained from nursing faculty members. Student reductions for membership dues are often available.

Sigma Theta Tau: The International Honor Society of Nursing

Lambda Rho Chapter-At-Large is a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing established for the purposes of:

  • Recognizing superior achievements;
  • Recognizing the development of leadership qualities;
  • Fostering high professional standards; and
  • Strengthening commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession

Students enrolled in the MSN program who have completed one-fourth of the required curriculum shall be eligible for membership if they have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5.

5.5 Student Services and Support


The Director of the School of Nursing and all nursing faculty can be reached by contacting the nursing office at (904) 620-2684. The office is located in Building 39A, Room 3090 and is open from 8:00AM to 5:00PM Monday through Friday. The FAX number is 620‑1832. Mailing address: University of North Florida, School of Nursing, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224-2673. 

Faculty Office Hours

All faculty members have office hours for student appointments posted on their office bulletin boards. Appointments may be made directly with nursing faculty.


Copiers are made available to all UNF students at strategic locations in the University. It is the responsibility of nursing students to avail themselves of these copiers when copies need to be made. It is NOT the responsibility of the secretarial staff in the nursing office to make copies for students.

5.6 Forms

Graduate Appeal Form for Nursing