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UWA Division of Nursing

As a nursing student at UWA, you will be required to meet certain criteria to progress through the UWA Division of Nursing Curriculum.  Faculty will be assigned to mentor you and help you meet your academic goals, as well as help you mature into an accomplished professional.  Progression, reinstatement, and readmission requirements are outlined in the 2019-2020 DON Student handbook or the 2020-2021 DON Student Handbook  Questions about progression, reinstatement or readmission should be discussed with your faculty mentor or adviser. 

Progression in the nursing program may be terminated if the student has falsified information submitted on the application for admission to the University and/or the UWA Division of Nursing. Dismissal for misconduct will be handled according to the Code of Student Conduct as outlined in the UWA Student Handbook and the Progression Policy of the UWA Nursing Student Handbook.

Reinstatement Requirements

In order to be reinstated to the ADN program at the UWA Division of Nursing, students must complete an online Reinstatement Request Form.  This form must be received within 60 days from the withdrawal/failure date.  All other reinstatement requirements may be found in the UWA Division of Nursing Student Handbook by following the link above.

Graduation Requirements

Candidates for graduation must have met the progression requirements of the UWA Division of Nursing as well as all UWA graduation requirements as outlined in the UWA Academic Catalog.  In addition, a minimum of one academic year in residence and completion of 28 semester hours of credit in nursing must be earned at UWA.

NCLEX-RN Registration 

When you are ready to register to take your NCLEX-RN exam click the link on the right of this page to the NCLEX website.  Follow the two-step registration process at the top of the page.  You will first be asked to register with your state governing body, choose the state you plan to begin working in.  Next, you will be instructed to register to take the exam through Pearson VUE.  Start by creating an account and then sign-in to your account to schedule and pay for the exam.   You will need the UWA Division of Nursing  Program Code: US78407900.  Make sure you provide them with a valid email address, all correspondence from Pearson VUE will be via email.  Good luck on your exam and be sure to let us know how you did, we look forward to hearing from you.  

Nursing Honors and Awards

Nightingale Professionalism Award 2020

Montag Leadership Award 2020

Elise Pruitt Clinical Achievement Award 2020

Outstanding Student Award 2020

University Scholar Award 2020

Superior Performance Award 2020