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Student Services

At Galen College of Nursing, students find an exceptionally supportive nursing education experience. It’s part of our Pure Nursing philosophy. Galen is a nursing college committed to providing superior educational resources. And, as always, your Galen faculty and staff are available and willing to sit down and offer one-on-one help with coursework, clinical, and career questions. Nursing is much more than a job, which is why every staff member goes above and beyond the job of educating you.

Academic Advising

Appointments can be scheduled with faculty members for academic assistance. Students pursuing BSN degrees are assigned an advisor and are expected to meet with their advisors at least once per quarter.


Student Communication

Galen believes communication is a vital part of the learning process. Frequent student emails and the “My Galen” Student Portal keep our students informed of campus events, school activities, and community service projects.

One of our most valuable resources for nursing degree students is the availability of multiple research databases that can be accessed from the computers or remotely, 24/7, from the Galen library website. Students can also bring in their laptops and use the Galen Wi-Fi network. 

Additional resources are also available on Canvas, an online learning platform that Galen utilizes to provide digital access to course materials. The library uses Canvas 
to make available supplementary digital learning materials such as clinical make-up 
packets, study aids, YouTube videos, and podcasts.

Special Accommodations (Students with Disabilities)

Galen strives to provide accessibility and support to individuals with disabilities. We comply with all state and federal laws. Applicants and students who would like to request an accommodation may do so by contacting the Section 504/Title IX Coordinator at 502.410.6278.

Any individual who has a concern about an accommodation, or about discrimination or harassment based on a disability, should report his or her concern using the procedures described in Galen’s Equal Opportunity, Discrimination, and Harassment Policy.


For more information about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed our programs, and other important information, please click here.