Alternative Delivery Advising Services

Due to the current restrictions and state of emergency with COVID-19, advising for current and prospective CSUB students has moved to alternate delivery services. Advising will primarily be taking place through Zoom and phone. The campus is also operting on a schdeule: Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. 

Current RN-BSN Students

Registration for continuing students for the subsequent semester will be restricted if there is an Advising Hold or other existing holds on students' accounts. Login to MyCSUB to view holds.

Interested in the RN to BSN Program?

Prosepective RN-BSN Students

Schedule an appointment to meet with the Program Advisor at the CSU Bakersfield (main) campus, at Bakersfield College (Fall/Spring semesters only), or at a distance (by email or phone) starting mid-September.

For distance advising, send your unofficial transcripts to the address at the right of the page. Please make sure to include your name, email address, and phone number. You will be contacted by the Program Advisor once a review of your records has been completed. 

Advising/Outreach Events*

Meet with the new RN to BSN Program Advisor mid-September to get the latest information about the program and ask your questions in your area (events are scheduled in the Kern, Tulare, or Antelope Valley areas only). 

CSUB Antelope Valley (Lancaster, CA)
Advising by appointment. Walk-ins will be seen if time permits.

WHEN:  TBA      

Bakersfield College Advising (Bakersfield, CA)
Advising by Appointment or Walk-In:

WHEN:       TBA - Time: TBA

Dates: TBA


Please bring a copy of your unofficial college transcript(s) with you to an advising session.

*Please note: As of March, no BC advising services and Outreach events are being held.


RN to BSN (Post-Licensure)

General Program Information: RN to BSN Website
Community College Transfer: Roadmaps
Current RN-BSN Student: Resources


Advisor Information

Name: Odessa Ribaya


Mailing Address:
California State University, Bakersfield
Department of Nursing, 29 RNC
Attn: RN to BSN Advisor
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311