Make a gift to KU School of Nursing
Help support our mission to educate nursing students for diverse and changing roles in dynamic careers as researchers, leaders and educators. Thanks for your support.
Simulation Lab Support
Invest in The Nest: Help us sustain a state-of-the-art simulation lab at KU to prepare the nurse leaders of tomorrow.
The KU School of Nursing simulation lab—known as The Nest—gives students in both Kansas City and Salina the opportunity to hone their skills, apply critical thinking, demonstrate competence and strengthen decision making.
Educating nurses for the future of health care takes investment. KU School of Nursing maintains a cutting-edge simulation facility where nursing students hone their skills. We prepare our graduates to face the health care challenges of today and tomorrow.
Costs to adopt next-generation teaching tools and maintain our facilities include:
- Manikins: $30,000
- Oculus Headsets: $400 each; full cohort: $45,000
- Technology Interns: $3,000/semester
- Charting iPads: $800 each; full lab: $3,200
- Immersive Virtual Clinical Experiences: $6,000
- 5g Hotspots (Salina/rural students): $640
- Gigabit service for 1 year (Salina/rural students): $2,400
- Endowed professorship to sustain leading virtual/augmented reality education: $1M
Your gift helps foster a resource-filled and student-centered environment for all of our learners.
Neis Family Nursing Faculty Development
With a gift to our Faculty Development Fund, you help our faculty continue to lead in the field of nursing, making a difference for current and future students.
Your gift helps fund scholarships enabling our students to pursue their passion through unique learning opportunities at the KU School of Nursing.
School of Nursing Special Contributions Fund
Your gift helps us continue providing the resources needed to instruct a talented and diverse group of nursing students.
About KU Endowment
The University of Kansas Medical Center partners with KU Endowment for philanthropic support. If you have more questions about ways you can support our department, please visit KU Endowment’s contact page.
If you would like more information on the various ways you can support the University of Kansas or how your philanthropy should be designated in your legal documents, please visit KU Endowment’s Areas of Support page.