Vocational Nursing (LVN) Admission Information

North & South Campuses

For detailed information about the Vocational Nursing program, please review the following pdf packet and application for the campus you are applying for:

South Campus:


HESI A2 Entrance Exam: HESI score reports are required with your application.  Only two sets of scores may be submitted.  Please include a copy of both the Summary & Critical Thinking reports. 

Due to technical issues, the HESI A2 is not available at San Jacinto College.  You must find another testing site.

Below is the link to register for the optional South Campus Information Sessions.  Sessions are not required but encouraged. Note: This is for South Campus only. 

South Campus Information Session - Spring 2021

Watch the VN Information Session Video


Spring 2021 applications will be accepted as below: 

South Campus Application Take In - Spring 2021

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) & campus closure, applications will be accepted as a scanned pdf emailed to vocational.nursing@sjcd.edu.

These must be full page scans, no pictures from cell phones. 

All required documents MUST be submitted as a complete packet in a single pdf file

Do not come to the college.

Spring 2021 Applications Accepted:

July 1 through Aug 31, 2020

All required documents for application to the program MUST be submitted as a complete packet and application must be typed.  Incomplete or late application packets will not be accepted.

The Vocational Nursing office staff will not make copies of documents or print applications for applicants.

Applicants must submit transcripts for every college attended.  A copy of an official transcript or official transcript in a sealed envelope will be accepted.  If an applicant attended San Jacinto College, official San Jac transcripts must be included in the application packet as well.



North Campus:


Due to Covid-19 the Fall Application deadline at North Campus has been EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2020. HESI information is now available virtually. Contact the testing center at 281-542-2025 to schedule the proper exam. 

Due to the Covid-19 Outbreak all remaining information sessions at North Campus have
been cancelled.  Mandatory attendance requirement has been waived.

The Fall Application deadline at North Campus has been EXTENDED TO May 11, 2020. Application packets will be accepted without HESI scores with the understanding the HESI scores must be completed with acceptable scores to be admitted into the program.

Applications can only be mailed in at this time.

Mail Applications to:

San Jacinto College
ATTN:  Vocational Nursing Dept
Bldg N-17, Room: N-17.2114
5800 Uvalde Rd.
Houston, TX 77049

Send all questions to: vnnursingnorth@sjcd.edu  


Fall Application Session opens Monday, February 3, 2020 thru Friday, April 17.

HESI Dates : 2/19 & 3/26, sign up in Nursing Suite N-17.2114 on first come first serve basis


Packets accepted Monday – Thursday room N-17.2114   -  9 am-4 pm

HESI A2 Testing – North Campus Testing Dates:

Virtual HESI Information Sheet pdf
February 19, 2020 – 9am-2pm
March 26, 2020 – 9am -2pm - Cancelled
Come to the Nursing Suite (N-17.2114 to register for the HESI A2 exam)
Reservations on a first come first serve basis, 8:30-am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday.

Information Sessions 
10 am in room N-17.1081
February 7, 21, 28
March 6

Evening Information Sessions

Tuesday, 5pm - 6pm in N-17.1082
February 11th    March 10th   


Please refer to the documents listed below for more information:

Thank you.


Attention Former SJC Vocational Nursing Graduates:

SJC started offering an Associate of Applied Science – LVN degree in Fall 2015.  After completion of the VN program and completion of the following five courses, you may apply for the AAS LVN degree.  

ENGL 1301     English Composition I
MATH 1314   College Algebra
PSYC 2301      General Psychology
Humanities or Fine Arts:  One course - ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351; GEOG 1302; HIST 2321, 2322; HUMA 1301, 1302; PHIL 1301, 2306  OR Creative Arts (050) - one course [Fine Arts] ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2366; MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310
SPCH:  One course - SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech or SPCH 1315 Public Speaking or SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communications or SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speech

This is an upgrade to a San Jacinto College VN certificate.  If you have not completed the Vocational Nursing program you are not eligilbe for this degree.  Please email vocational.nursing@sjcd.edu for assistance and be sure to include your G number in the email.