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Student Open House

Student Open House

Get answers to your questions about becoming a Naturopathic Doctor (ND)!

Naturopathic medicine is a primary healthcare profession emphasizing prevention, treatment and health through the use of natural and conventional therapies that encourage individuals’ self-inherent healing process.

Don’t just live a healthy life – help others on their path to wellness!

Attend the Open House to learn:

  • About this growing profession! Hear from NDs about their approach to patient care and what it’s like to be out in practice. You’ll also have opportunity to experience some naturopathic therapies.
  • What it’s like to be a student at SCNM: Learn about our innovative curriculum including acupuncture, how students can get involved in research, and how students channel their passion through involvement in our numerous clubs.
  • Learn how SCNM prepares NDs with the most clinical experience
  • Tour the Community Commons, the SCNM Medical Center and SCNM’s high-tech library, classrooms, lab rooms and cadaver lab
  • How to become a student: We’ll answer all of your admissions and financial aid questions and meet one-on-one with admissions and financial aid representatives

Register today:
Fall Open House: Saturday October 14, 2017 from 8:00am - 2:00pm

Can't attend Fall Open House?  Check out our Recurring Open Houses:

Evening Open House: Tuesday June 13, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00pm

Morning Open House: Wednesday July 26, 2017 from 8:00 - 10:00am

Evening Open House: Wednesday August 30, 2017 from 5:30 – 8:00pm

Special Event: The ND Experience at AANP

Saturday, July 15, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm at the SCNM Campus

Take a snapshot of what a day in the life of a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) is like! Join us for a fun and education-filled day at the annual U.S. Naturopathic Physicians Conference. You will start the day at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) hearing from current ND students, staff and admissions counselors from all 7 AANMC member schools about the exciting and passion-filled ND career. Then, grab a quick lunch with fellow prospective students and head over to the American Association of Naturopathic Physician’s (AANP) Annual Conference at the Arizona Biltmore. Check out the exhibit hall – filled with industry leaders, and finish your day with the keynote closing speaker.

Click here to register for this amazing event!

Past Agenda Example

Our Spring Open House has now passed.  We had a great time with all of the prospective students that came! If you missed the event don't worry we will be holding Fall Open House in October, click the link above to register.

Here is the agenda from our last Open House:

Spring 2017 Open House Agenda:

  On-going Events Presentations
8:00am Early Registration
8:15am  Campus Tour
Community Commons, Academic Building, Medical Center
(Meet in Lobby of CC)

On-going until 2:00pm:
Acupuncture Treatments
B-12 Shots
Cryotherapy Treatments
BEMER Therapy
(CC Pain Relief Center)
Morning Yoga
(CC285 Yoga Studio))

On-going until 1:15pm:
Visit Admissions, Financial Aid, Career Services, select student clubs, & other tables highlighting the SCNM difference! (SCNM Café)
Visit our Medicinary!
Visit our Library!
8:30am General Registration Begins
9:00 - 9:50am

 The SCNM Difference
Learn how SCNM is leading Naturopathic Medical Education, Tammy Aragon, MEd, MS & Forrest Beck, ND (CC150)

9:50 - 10:00am Break
10:00 - 10:40am Campus Tour
Community Commons, Academic Building, Medical Center
 (Meet in Lobby of CC)
Research at SCNM
Exciting Developments and How You Can Get Involved,
 Jeffery Langland, PhD (CC150)
10:40 - 10:50am Break 
10:50 - 11:30am Campus Tour
Community Commons, Academic Building, Medical Center
 (Meet in Lobby of CC)
Acupuncture 101
Learn About this Important Part of SCNM's Curriculum.
Yong Deng, OMD Lac (CC150)
11:30 - 11:40am Break
11:40 - 12:20pm

Alumni Perspectives
Learn about Life as a Naturopathic Doctor, with a Q&A session. Our alumni presenters will be: Phil Wazny, NMD, Xan Simonson, NMD, Kristin Bishop, NMD and Amanda Alexander, ND, MEd.

12:20 - 1:15pm Lunch  and Expo
(SCNM Café & CC150)
1:15 - 2:00pm Campus Tour
Community Commons, Academic Building, Medical Center
 (Meet in Lobby of CC)