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Academic Support Services

Columbia College of Nursing offers academic support services through educational and technological resources to enhance students’ success. These opportunities help improve academic performance and further engage students in their studies.

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  Student Enrichment Center

Student Enrichment Center (SEC) is staffed by faculty Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Need some help with one of your courses, or with a general skill? We can help! The CCON SEC provides free professional assistance for nursing students in the areas of:

  • Individual or group tutoring
  • Interactive study groups
  • Study skills
  • Time management techniques
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Writing support
  Library and Writing Resources

Contact the Ascension Columbia St. Mary's librarian for questions about literature searches and other library services.

Contact Information:

Kellee L. Selden, Library and Learning Management Systems Manager

Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Women's Hospital

Library is located within the hospital – 2nd Floor

2323 N. Lake Drive | Milwaukee

Phone: (414) 585-1626



APA Writing Style

APA Website - APA Style Basics Tutorial - This tutorial is designed for those who have no previous knowledge of APA Style. It shows users how to structure and format their work, recommends ways to reduce bias in language, identifies how to avoid charges of plagiarism, shows how to cite references in text, and provides selected reference examples.

APA Website - Frequently asked Questions about APA style – Basic information regarding APA style, definition, usage, etc.

Purdue Online Writing Lab - Practical APA information, examples and guidelines. Provided by Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

  Career Resources

Columbia College of Nursing -

Aftercollege is an excellent resource for job postings, career advice, and much more


Ascension Employment Opportunities:

Whether you are a freshman or a senior, if you have an interest in job opportunities with an Ascension WI hospital or clinic, visit the page listed above.

  Technology Resources

Students of Columbia College of Nursing have access to a variety of technology resources.

Computer Lab

Hours: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Location: CCON Administration Suite, 203

Staff: Keith Jackson, Learning Resources Coordinator. 414-326-2335,

Canvas Guide for Students 

Outlook Web Access guide


Course registration: All CCON students are registered each semester by the Registrar once payment is paid in full.

Education Verifications: Requests for verifying enrollment and degrees will require an authorization release from the student.

Official Transcript Requests:

  • CCON is able to process official transcripts for graduates from the diploma program prior to 1985 or for more recent graduates only.
  • If you graduated after 1985 from a joint degree program, please contact the Registrar’s Office at either Carroll University or Mount Mary University for your official/unofficial transcript.
  • If you are a current student, CCON is able to process your official/unofficial transcript requests.

How to request official transcripts:

  • Print and complete the Transcript Request Form
  • Type/print your (the student's) name and sign/date the form as required by the Family Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. Requests need a signature to be processed.
  • Send completed form along with $6.00 (standard delivery) or $10.00 (rush delivery) to the Registrar’s Office:

Columbia College of Nursing

ATTN: Registrar’s Office

4425 N. Port Washington Rd.

Glendale, WI 53212

Transcript Fee: Payment accepted by cash, check or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover accepted). Make checks payable to CCON.*

*Note: If there is a hold on your student record, you must resolve it before a transcript will be released.