San Diego State University

Meet Your Adviser!

Your academic adviser serves as a primary source of guidance as you navigate your undergraduate or graduate degree requirements. Communicate with your adviser early, and often!


Jason Ramirez

Jason Ramirez

Undergraduate Program Adviser

Jason Ramirez, MA, PPSC  (619) 594-6399, Adams Humanities 3133
Current SDSU Nursing Students: Current Nursing students are welcome to schedule an appointment with Jason via e-mail at

Prospective Students: Bi-Monthly Group Advising Sessions are available for prospective Freshman, Transfer, and 2nd Baccalaureate students. In-depth information about the pre-licensed BSN program and the admissions process are discussed in detail at the group advising sessions. Prospective students are welcome to address individualized questions and concerns at the conclusion of the information session.

Due to the high volume of interest and inquiries, Jason cannot meet individually with prospective students nor can he evaluate transcripts. Admission inquiries for Prospective Freshman should be directed to the SDSU Prospective Student Center via e-mail at or by phone at 619-594-6336.

Additional information regarding Freshman Admission can be accessed at Transfer students are encouraged to research course articulations (transferable courses) by utilizing the SDSU Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) at

Additional information regarding the admissions process for traditional Transfer students can be accessed at

Admissions information for Second Baccalaureate students can be accessed at

Beverly Carlson

Beverly Carlson


Graduate Program Adviser

Beverly Carlson, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN-K, FAHA (619) 594-6399, Adams Humanities 3175



Lauren Hunter

Lauren Hunter


Nurse Midwifery Program Adviser

Lauren Hunter, PhD, RN, CNM (858) 454-9033, Adams Humanities 3169



Janet Finkel


RN-to-BS (SDSU Campus) Program Adviser

Janet Finkel, RN, MN (619) 594-6399, Adams Humanities 3174



Helina Hoyt

Helina Hoyt


RN-to-BS (Imperial Valley Campus) Program Adviser

Helina Hoyt, MS, RN (760) 768-5680, EF 116