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Requirements for Students Accepted to
Jefferson School of Nursing

Congratulations on your acceptance to Jefferson School of Nursing!

Before you start your classes, please review the requirements and information listed below. If you have any questions about completing these requirements, please call the Admissions Office at (215) 503-8890.

Please use this form as a checklist to keep track of your requirements as you complete them.

Please note that if you do not meet each requirement by the specified deadline, then you are subject to cancellation of your registration, loss of access to the Banner Web Student System and on-line Pulse course information, inability to begin and/or remain in class, and/or inability to begin clinicals.

Requirements Date Due

1. Log on to Jefferson email and the Pulse Portal intranet

Pulse is the official University web portal, providing access to JeffMail, Banner and JEFFLINE (the library). For a tutorial on using Pulse, go here.

  • The campus key is your personal identifier that allows access to information resources on campus. To access your Campus Key go to: http://pulse.jefferson.edu/
    (Click on the “Campus Key Lookup” under “Links” on the left hand side of the Pulse homepage.)
  • Read the enclosed Jeff IT letter to incoming students for technical information you need to know.

Within one month of acceptance


 

2. Accept the offer of admission


  • Go to http://pulse.jefferson.edu/ after you have accessed your Campus Key and password (as outlined above) and log onto Pulse.
  • Click on the "Banner" tab in the upper left corner of the page.
  • Choose "Banner Web Login" and access with Campus Key and password.
  • Select the "Student" link.
  • Select the "Admissions Information" link.
  • Select the "Pay Accept Deposit" link.
  • Pay the $500 non-refundable enrollment deposit.

Within one month of acceptance


 

3. Complete the Prerequisite Credit Agreement Form, if applicable (all programs except MSN & DNP)

  • Complete and sign the form, then scan and email it to the address provided at the bottom of your form.
  • The form can also be faxed to 215-503-7241.
  • Complete all of the prerequisite credits prior to enrollment.

Within one month of acceptance


 

4. Update your permanent mailing address

  • Click here for instructions to update your mailing address every time you move.

Within one month of acceptance


 

5. Attend Orientation

  • You will receive an Orientation packet in the mail approximately one month prior to your scheduled Orientation date.
  • Attendance is mandatory, so don't forget to register!
  • View Orientation dates here.

Per the assigned date


 

6. Attend Welcome Day, if applicable (Fall start students)

This program is coordinated through the individual academic areas. Please contact your academic department or school for information. (This does not apply to part-time General Studies students.)

  • Participation in Welcome Day is a required component to starting your education at Jefferson. 

Before first day of Fall semester


 

7. Submit Student Medical Records to University Health Services 30 days before the first day of class.

Begin this process as soon as possible. It may take up to EIGHT WEEKS for this process to be completed.

  • This is a very time intensive process. Review the forms IMMEDIATELY to understand the requirements.
  • All forms must be COMPLETE 30 days prior to the first day of class. Please review with your doctor the exact requirements.
  • Non-compliant students will face financial penalties as well as restriction from online course content/grades and clinical activities.
  • If you are a CURRENT JEFFERSON EMPLOYEE, you must still visit UHS and update your records.
  • Go to the Student Services web page on the University Health Service's site. Your program is in Tier 1.
  • Read and print the appropriate forms to understand the requirements.
  • Questions may be addressed by the UHS staff at
    (215) 503-9530 or by emailing to JeffUHS@jeffersonhospital.org
  • All pre-matriculation health forms and documentation must be submitted through the American Data Bank tracking system. Please register for an account using your jefferson.edu e-mail address. There is a $25 annual subscription fee that can be paid by credit card on the company's website.

One month before first day of class


 

8. Complete all required Clearances

Begin this process immediately as it may take up to EIGHT weeks.    

One month before the first day of class


 

9. Submit your RN licensure.

  • Send a copy of your RN license to:
    Office of Admissions
    130 S. 9th St., Suite 100
    Philadelphia, PA  19107

First day of class


 

10. Submit your CPR certification.

  • Send a copy of your CPR certification to:
    Office of Admissions
    130 S. 9th St., Suite 100
    Philadelphia, PA  19107

First day of class


 
11. Complete the health insurance requirement

First day of class

12. Pay your tuition and fees

Follow this link for information about tuition.

First day of class


 
13. View and complete a quiz for the Federally Mandated HIPAA & Safety Training Presentations

  • Follow this link to take an online test.
  • THIS PRESENTATION WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE STARTING IN JUNE for all students who will begin in Fall. For all other students, the presentation will be made available approximately one month prior to your start date.
First day of class

 

14. Submit Final Transcripts to the Office of Admissions

Have an official final transcript sent to:
Office of Admissions
130 S. 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Last Day of Drop/Add


 

** Please note that if you do not meet each requirement by the specified deadline, then you are subject to cancellation of your registration, loss of access to the Banner Web Student System and on-line Pulse course information, inability to begin and/or remain in class, and/or inability to begin clinicals.

Links/Info

University Offices

Jefferson Schools Admissions If you have any questions about completing these requirements, please call the Admissions Office at (215) 503-8890.


Financial Aid Complete financial aid paperwork. Information is available at www.jefferson.edu
/financialaid
or (215) 955-2867.


Housing Complete housing forms. Information is available at www.jefferson.edu
/housing/
or (215) 955-8913.


International Students Please contact Eugenia Kim, International Student and Scholar Advisor, at eugenia.kim
@jefferson.edu or at (215) 503-4023.

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