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DDN Interview Program

The Dual Degree Nursing (DDN) Interviewing Program will be held on Monday, February 6–Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

This is an invite-only program.

Registration is now closed.

You will interview with admissions staff from the College and the School of Nursing, and have the opportunity to view presentations, and meet with current DDN students. Participation in the interview on Tuesday, February 7, is a mandatory part of the selection process.

Activities on Monday, February 6, are optional and provide the opportunity to interact with students, faculty, and staff in synchronous and asynchronous environments.

If you have questions, please contact Caroline Honsberger at (585) 275-8352 or

What to expect

On Monday, February 6, you will have the opportunity to connect with current Rochester students on campus. You will have the option to attend an open class, eat lunch in the dining hall, and attend a Rochester information session and tour. Financial aid will also be available for consultation. If you are staying overnight on campus, you will meet your overnight host in Wallis Hall at 4 p.m. The activities on Monday will take place from 1-4 p.m.

On Tuesday, February 7, you will hear from students, faculty, and staff from the School of Nursing. The goal of these activities is to provide you with a deeper understanding of the Dual Degree Nursing Program and provide a space to ask questions.

In the afternoon, you will interview with representatives from the Office of Admissions and the School of Nursing. Your interview will take place between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET.

You will receive your scheduled interview time by email on the morning of February 6.

DDN Interviewing Event: 2023 Itinerary

Monday, February 6, 2023 (Optional)


1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Arrival & Check-In
Office of Admissions, Wallis HallFree time options:
·  Lunch on-campus
·  Attend an information session (1:30 p.m.) and/or campus tour (2:15 p.m.)
·   Financial Aid consultation

4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Overnight Host Match-Up and Dinner with Host
Office of Admissions, Wallis Hall

Tuesday, February 7, 2023   (Required)

*All events held in School of Nursing (SON) – Evarts Lounge, Helen Wood Hall

9:30 a.m. Check-In & Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. DDN Welcome Address & Introductions
· Caroline Honsberger, DDN Program Manager, Admissions
· Lisa Kitko, Dean, School of Nursing
· School of Nursing Faculty
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
Lisa Kitko, Dean, School of Nursing
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. DDN Student Panel
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. DDN Interviews with Admissions Staff and School of Nursing Staff (SON Classrooms)

Options when not interviewing:

  • School of Nursing Tours- 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. (25 minutes each)
2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. Parent Session
·  School of Nursing faculty, Kim Starken, Caroline Honsberger, and Victoria DiStefano-Financial Aid

Important Numbers

  • Office of Admissions: (585) 275-3221 (Ask for Caroline Honsberger)
  • School of Nursing (585) 275-2375 (Ask for Kim Starken)
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