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To progress through the School of Nursing program, students must meet academic and other criteria, including the following:

Academic Criteria

Academic criteria for progression are listed in the section Academic Policies.


Any situation that may warrant a change in the current clearance (such as a misdemeanor and/or felony conviction) must be brought immediately to the attention of the Director, School of Nursing. Failure to report could result in dismissal from the program.


Health Insurance

A student must be covered by personal healthcare insurance throughout the program.

A student is required to keep healthcare insurance information current. Changes in health plans are to be reported to the School secretary.

Validation of healthcare insurance coverage must be provided at registration each term.


Professional and Personal Liability Insurance

All students enrolled in the clinical nursing courses are required annually to purchase professional and personal liability insurance to protect themselves against any claims brought against them. A student will not be permitted to participate in any clinical experience without validation of personal liability insurance.

The limitations of insurance coverage are $1 million per occurrence and $6 million as an aggregate. Dates of coverage are to include the entire length of the program. Validation of liability insurance coverage must be provided by the first day of each Fall Term.

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