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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.)
  • JeffMail is the university’s official correspondence method and is the only formal method of electronic communications between TJU and students, faculty and staff. Please check your JeffMail e-mail account at least once per day. Learn more about JeffMail here.
  • 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 three weeks of acceptance


 

3. Update your permanent mailing address

  • It is important that all students review and update their HOME and LOCAL ADDRESSES, and EMERGENCY CONTACT information on a regular basis!

    Log on to Banner Web click on the Personal Information link, and proceed from there.

Within one month of acceptance


 

4. 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


 

5. 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


 

6. Complete all required Clearances

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

Follow this link for information:
Criminal Background Check Letter

Spring Admission: Begin this process after September 1

Pre-Fall and Fall Admission: Begin this process after January 1

 

7. Complete the health insurance requirement

First day of class


 

8. Pay your tuition and fees

Follow this link for information about tuition.

First day of class


 

9. 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


 

10. Submit Final Transcripts to the Office of Admissions

Have an official final transcript sent to:
NursingCAS
Transcript Department 

P.O. Box 9201
Watertown, MA 02471

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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