Silver Cross Hospital Partnership

With a shared commitment to the future of the nursing profession, Silver Cross Hospital has partnered with the Lewis University College of Nursing and Health Sciences to provide student loan repayment support of up to $27,000 for Lewis nursing graduates who pursue a nursing career at Silver Cross after graduation.

Lewis BSN graduates who are hired by Silver Cross Hospital will receive an annual payment to assist in repaying their student loans. In addition, students will receive special mentoring opportunities during their Lewis nursing program. To qualify, students must:

  • Complete the BSN degree at Lewis University
  • Pass the NCLEX licensure exam
  • Commit to a nursing career at Silver Cross for a minimum of four years
  • Participate in Silver Cross’ Student Nurse Assistant Program, complete aclinical rotation at the hospital, or work in a paid summer employment opportunity at Silver Cross

Silver Cross will provide mentoring opportunities for Lewis students during their BSN program

Recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals for patient safety, quality and experience, Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox has provided exceptional healthcare to southwest suburban residents for more than 125 years.

In 2021, Silver Cross earned the "Triple Crown" for healthcare, earning an IBM/Watson 100 Top Hospitals ranking, a 5-Star Rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and its 13th Straight A for Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group, placing the hospital in a very exclusive group of U.S. hospitals.

With a sprawling 125-acre campus in New Lenox, five satellite facilities and partnerships with Chicago's leading academic medical centers, Silver Cross offers a full array of healthcare services for people of all ages.


Current students should contact:

Jeannine Haberman, DNP, MBA, CNE
Assistant Professor
Chair, Undergraduate Department of Nursing

Office:(815) 836-5237

Prospective students should contact:

Office of Admission

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