Spend a Saturday with us to learn more about SCNM and becoming an ND

Twice a year, we hold a discovery day for prospective students to learn more about naturopathic medicine and explore SCNM. This is our most popular event for prospective students so we encourage you to attend!  Our online registration has closed, but walk-ins are welcome.  

Agenda (subject to minor changes)

8:00: Registration and light breakfast

8:15: Early Bird Campus Tour

9:00 – 9:10: Welcome

9:10 – 9:35: How SCNM is leading Naturopathic Medical Education: Paul Mittman, ND, EdD, President and CEO

9:40 – 10:05: Medical Center Overview

10:05 – 10:15: Break

10:15 – 11:00: SCNM Talks

  • 10:15 – 10:30 - Role of Nutrition in Naturopathic Patient Care: Amanda Alexander, ND
  • 10:30 – 10:45 - Research at SCNM: Jeffrey Langland, PhD, Chair, Department of Research
  • 10:45 – 11:00 - Top 10 Things I Love about SCNM: Erik Nelson, 4th year SCNM Student  

11:00 – 11:05: Break

11:05 – 11:45: Alumni Panel: Tanisha Hoover, ND; Michael Hummel, ND; Tim Peace, NMD; Rhonda Steinke, ND

11:50: Lunch   


All day: Meet with Admissions, Financial Aid and Career Services Representatives (Café)

8:00 – 2pm: Medicinary Open

12:00 – 4:00: Schedule an appointment for treatments in the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine (small fee applies)

  • Acupuncture
  • Cryotherapy
  • Free glucose test
  • B-12 shot

12:00 – 2:15: Expo

12:00 – 1:30: Activities

  • Smoothie Demonstrations with Marion Mitchell, NHC (AADP) - Teaching Kitchen
  • Protein Powder Tasting - Medicinary
  • Create your own SaltGlo - Community Commons Atrium

Campus Tours at 12:30, 1:00, 1:30  

Discover what it’s like to be a student at SCNM, with presentations and expos about our innovative curriculum, research opportunities, and student clubs.


Hear from practicing NDs about patient care and starting a practice. You’ll also have opportunity to experience some naturopathic therapies.

Tour the campus with SCNM students to experience our medical center, pain relief center, high-tech library, classrooms, lab rooms, hydrotherapy suite, herb garden, and cadaver lab.

Meet with our friendly staff, who can answer your questions about career options, financial aid, and applying to SCNM.