WVU School of Nursing Pledge Ceremony
On Friday, January 25, 2019, the WVU School of Nursing invites the BSN sophomore classes of August 2020 and December 2021 to participate in the Pledge Ceremony to be held in the Okey Patteson Auditorium at 5:30 pm. This formal ceremony welcomes our newest BSN students to the study of nursing.
To allow us to properly plan for our Pledge Ceremony, a response by both students and faculty, is requested by Friday, January 18, 2019 as to whether you will or will not attend. All BSN first semester sophomore students beginning their study in the spring 2019 semester are invited to attend. Students can invite up to four guests to allow for all eligible students to participate and share the evening with family and/or friends.
Additional Ceremony Information
Limited parking is available in the lot in front of the HSC beginning at 4:00 pm. Additional parking is available at the regular rate as space permits in Mountaineer Station beginning at 4:30 pm. Drivers can drop guests who require ambulatory assistance at the Pylons Entrance prior to parking. For additional information regarding parking at Mountaineer Station, please visit the WVU Transportation and Parking https://transportation.wvu.edu/parking/parking-options/health-sciences
Guests parking in Mountaineer Station can take the elevator or stairs to the PRT bridge and follow the covered walkway to the Pylons Entrance and to the Okey Patteson Auditorium.
Please make sure you are registered by 5:00 pm – registration will begin at 4:30 pm in the foyer of the Okey Patteson Auditorium.
Line-up for the ceremony begins promptly at 5:00 pm – lineup will be held in the hallway outside the commons area between SOD and SOP.
Ceremony begins promptly at 5:30 pm.
Light dessert reception immediately following ceremony in the Pylons Commons Area.
Required Dress Code
The dress code for the Pledge Ceremony is professional attire with your white lab coat. Professional attire for this event is defined as a dress or skirt (not any higher than the top of the knee-must be longer than your lab coat), suit, sports jacket, or dress pants and shirt. Please make sure your lab coat is clean, pressed and in good repair. Make sure your shoes are comfortable enough to walk the steps in the Okey Patteson Auditorium and to walk across the stage gracefully.
On behalf of the Office of Student and Alumni Services, congratulations and we hope that you enjoy this very special evening.