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Requirements for Accepted Students - Jefferson College of Nursing

Congratulations on your acceptance to the FACT-1 Year Program at the Abington-Dixon Campus!

Please review the requirements and information listed below before you start your classes. Failure to complete the prerequisite requirements will result in denied access to Blackboard/Banner on the first day of class. If you have any questions about completing these requirements, please contact the Admissions Office at 215-503-8890.

Please use the following information as a checklist to keep track of your requirements as you complete them. We’ve arranged the following tasks by when they require completion in order to ensure you get everything completed on time.

You need to:

CONFIRM YOUR ENROLLMENT

Due Date: Listed on acceptance letter

To confirm your enrollment please follow the steps outlined below.

You will receive 2 emails from TJU.Admissions@jefferson.edu within 24 hours of your acceptance. The first will contain your Banner ID and log-in instructions. The second will be your PIN.

  • Select the link: Confirm Your Enrollment and follow the instructions
  • Part of confirming your enrollment is ensuring the University has the necessary information for you to receive Financial Aid, complete the pre-matriculation process and receive your campus key which is needed to access campus technology.  If you are missing this information, please click on the “Submit Your Missing Information” link and follow the instructions.
  • If you do not have a Social Security number, please contact the Admissions Office at tju.admissions@jefferson.edu or 215-503-8890.

UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION

Due Date:  4 weeks after acceptance

It’s important all students review and update their HOME and LOCAL ADDRESSES, as well as EMERGENCY CONTACT information on a regular basis.

To do so, log on to Banner Web and click on the Personal Information link.

SUBMIT MEDICAL RECORDS

Due Date:  4 weeks before classes start

Begin this process early since it may take up to 8 weeks to complete.

If you do not comply you will not have access to Blackboard/Banner on the first day of class.

Forms can be found on the University Health Services (UHS) webpage for Matriculating Students.

Nursing Students are in Category B and must follow the requirements listed for that category. Please note this used to be called Category 1-A.

  • Enroll with American DataBank (ADB), a company contracted by University Health Services, for a $30 annual subscription fee.
  • Upload the completed health records into the American DataBank (ADB) Complio System. The required health forms may also be accessed through this website.

All Jefferson students are expected to use their Jefferson email account when enrolling in ADB. After that:

  • ADB and UHS will review the forms and students will see communications such as correspondence regarding outstanding or insufficient requirements.
    It’s the student’s responsibility to verify that the forms have been reviewed and approved.
  • If the forms have been accepted and are considered complete, the ADB Complio System reads “School Approved.”

Questions may be addressed by phone to UHS at 215-955-6835 or by email to JeffUHS@jefferson.edu.

If you are a current Jefferson Employee, you must visit UHS and update your records.  This is a free service for current employees.

COMPLETE REQUIRED CLEARANCES

Clearances cannot be started at this time. The Office of Admissions will notify students admitted for 2018 when to begin clearances and instructions will be posted at that time.

SUBMIT PROOF OF HEALTH INSURANCE

Due Date:  4 weeks before classes start

PAY TUITION AND FEES

Due Date:  By first day of class

SUBMIT HIPAA & SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Due Date:  By first day of class

ATTEND ORIENTATION

As per designated date

You’ll receive an Orientation packet approximately one month prior to your scheduled date.

Attendance is mandatory, so do not forget to register.

ATTEND WELCOME DAY

Welcome Day is a required component of your program. You will learn about the policies, procedures and standards of your program, as well as an orientation to the various technology used. The College of Nursing will send more information about Welcome Day.  

SUBMIT FINAL TRANSCRIPTS

If you were accepted with coursework or your bachelor's degree in progress, have official final transcript(s) sent to:

Office of Admissions 
130 South 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107