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Graduate Student Orientation


Professor Thompson - Dean of the College of Nursing

We are happy that you have selected the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus College of Nursing (CON) as a path toward your future. This online orientation site is designed to help you with your immediate needs as a new student, as well as a reference site that you may access at later times during your matriculation.

Open the Dean's welcome message to new graduate nursing students. Below, put names and faces together of key administrative people behind our graduate programs along with their titles and offices.

Next, we invite you to print out this Orientation Checklist. Use this list to help guide your exploration of the necessary steps in this orientation process.

Finally, when all is said and done, we encourage you to fill out our Online Orientation Evaluation Form. Share your thoughts about what you like and/or did not like about this type of orientation. Were you able to get all your questions answered in a timely, organized fashion? How can we improve?

Meet & Greet


Kathy Magilvy PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor

Associate Dean for Academic Programs 
Telephone: 303.724.8507


Amy Barton PhD, RN, Professor

Associate Dean for Clinical & Community Affairs
Telephone: 303.724.1530


Vicki Erickson PhD, PNP-BC, PNP, Associate Professor

Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master's Programs
Telephone: 303.724.8504


Roxie Foster PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor

Director, PhD Program
Telephone: 303-724-5117


Judy Campbell PhD

Coordinator, Graduate Programs
Telephone: 303.724.8503


Barry D Shur PhD

Dean, Graduate School
Telephone: 303.724.2911


Fran Osterberg MA

Assistant Dean, Graduate School Administration
Telephone: 303.724.2915

Amy Schlueter

Assistant Dean, Office of Student Affairs and Diversity
Telephone: 303.724.1450

Silvia Baptista

Applications Processing Manager, Office of Student Affairs and Diversity
Telephone: 303.724.1485


Connie Franklin

Admissions Specialist, Office of Student Affairs and Diversity
Telephone: 303.724.1485